NSHA advising of potential COVID-19 exposure at location in Halifax

**** NSHA Media Release NSHA advising of potential COVID-19 exposure at location in Halifax NSHA Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at RONA, 6055 Almon Street, Halifax on May 23, 25 and 28.​ Public Health is directly contacting anyone known to be a close contact of the person(s) confirmed to have COVID-19. […]

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Nova Scotia Reports One More Death, One New Case of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Nova Scotia Reports One More Death, One New Case of COVID-19 —————————————————————- There will be no COVID-19 media briefings this weekend. Government will continue to issue news releases on new cases each day. —————————————————————- Today, May 30, Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to […]

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Halifax 2020 Cruise Season Suspended

**** Port of Halifax Release Halifax 2020 Cruise Season Suspended The Halifax 2020 Cruise Season has been suspended due to COVID-19. Updated measures announced earlier today by the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, effectively mean there will be no cruise vessel calls in Halifax this year. Please click here for the full announcement. This is […]

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New Nursing Home Beds in Bedford

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Nursing Home Beds in Bedford —————————————————————- Government is adding 23 new long-term care beds to help meet the need caused by the pandemic. ​ The beds are necessary because some long-term care facilities have slowed or stopped admissions due to COVID-19. ​ “Long-term care facilities have worked hard at managing […]

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Shubenacadie Wildlife Park, Camping Season Opening in June With Safety Measures In Place

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Releases Shubenacadie Wildlife Park, Camping Season Opening in June With Safety Measures In Place —————————————————————– The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park and Nova Scotia’s 20 provincial camping parks are set to reopen in June with new measures in place to ensure Nova Scotians can safely enjoy their visits. The wildlife park will reopen Monday, […]

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New Gathering Limit, More Steps to Reopen Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Gathering Limit, More Steps to Reopen Nova Scotia —————————————————————– Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today, May 29, a new gathering limit of 10 and more steps toward reopening the province. “Nova Scotians have done the hard work to flatten […]

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Response to COVID-19: Update to Parks & Recreation municipal services

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update to Parks & Recreation municipal services The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ The following is an update on municipal services with respect to Parks & Recreation: ​ Parks, sports fields and courts Sport tracks and basketball […]

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Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Halifax Transit Update The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ Beginning Saturday, Halifax Transit will increase capacity on conventional buses by once again allowing passengers to stand. A maximum of five passengers will be permitted to stand on […]

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Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

**** Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins ​ National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces ​ On April 29, 2020 Matthew Cousins was tragically taken from us during a NATO exercise in the Ionian sea while serving aboard the H.M.C.S Fredericton. ​ Matthew’s career in the Canadian Armed Forces spanned 26 years. His […]

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No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————————————————————– LPremier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health will provide an update on further steps to reopen Nova Scotia’s economy today, May 29, at 3 p.m. This update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast . —————————————————————————————————————– As of today, May 29, Nova […]

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