Christmas time decorating creates tempting unsafe use of extension cords & power bars

Via Fire Service Association of Nova Scotia Christmas time decorating creates tempting unsafe use of extension cords & power bars Never use indoor extension cords outdoors. Don’t plug multiple cords together. Don’t run extension cords under rugs or furniture. Never tape extension cords to floors or attach them to surfaces with staples or nails.

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Update – Wind warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada Updated Wind warning in effect Strong winds that may cause damage are expected Wednesday night. Maximum gusts: southerly 90 km/h. Potentially exceeding 100 along exposed areas of the Atlantic coast. Locations: Atlantic coast of mainland Nova Scotia. Time span: Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Remarks: An approaching cold front will […]

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Halifax Regional Police charged 33 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of October

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for October ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 33 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of October. ​ Of the 33 drivers, 24 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, six were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by […]

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Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms and violence related offences

**** RCMP Media Release Colchester County District RCMP charge man with firearms and violence related offences Colchester County District RCMP has charged a man with firearms and violence related offences after an incident on Ryland Ave. in Bible Hill. On November 26, 2022, at approximately 3 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a disturbance […]

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One-time Grant Provides Financial Relief for Post-Secondary Students

**** CNS Media Release One-time Grant Provides Financial Relief for Post-Secondary Students ————————————- Today, November 29, the Province is announcing additional funding to help post-secondary students with the rising cost of living. About 11,000 students who receive Nova Scotia student assistance in the 2022-23 academic year will receive a one-time payment of $550. “We know […]

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The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to attend the annual TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 3

**** HRM Media Release Residents invited to the annual TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to attend the annual TD Dartmouth Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Sullivan’s Pond. The event will include the following programming: 5 to 6:15 p.m. at Sullivan’s Pond​ […]

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Halifax Missing Persons Case Added to Rewards Program

**** Justice Media Release Halifax Missing Persons Case Added to Rewards Program ————————————- The missing persons case of Devon Sinclair Marsman has been added to the government’s major crimes reward program. A reward of up to $150,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disappearance of Devon, […]

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Special weather statement in effect 

***’ Info via Environment Canada Special weather statement in effect  Significant wind and heavy rain are expected beginning on Wednesday night. Maximum wind gusts: 80 to 100 km/h. Stronger coastal gusts possible. Total rainfall: 40 to 60 mm. Locally higher amounts possible. Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Remarks: Very strong […]

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Halifax District RCMP has arrested three people for impaired driving in less than 6 hours

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest three drivers for impaired driving ​ Halifax District RCMP has arrested three people for impaired driving in less than 6 hours. ​ On November 25, at approximately 8 p.m., Halifax District RCMP observed a Nissan Altima driving erratically on First Lake Dr. in Lower Sackville and completed a traffic […]

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