(Update) Missing person: Help the RCMP find Stephen Forsyth

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Missing man found deceased The​ 41-year-old man who was reported missing in West River Station on April 29 has been found deceased. The death is not believed to be suspicious in nature; however, the investigation is ongoing.   Pictou County District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating […]

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Highway 104 Twinning Project Update

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Highway 104 Twinning Project Update —————————————————————- The twinning project that will make Highway 104 safer for motorists and improve the efficiency of one of the province’s most important transportation corridors is well underway. The section of highway between Sutherlands River, Pictou Co., and Antigonish is now an active construction zone for […]

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Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights

**** NSHA Media Release Potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at various locations across the province and three flights. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures. ​ Anyone who worked at […]

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Temporary service reductions throughout Nova Scotia

**** NSHA Media Release Temporary service reductions throughout Nova Scotia Due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in in the province and work associated with the COVID response, Nova Scotia Health is making temporary changes to some services in all zones. Surgeries that require admission will be reduced temporarily at Cape Breton Regional Hospital, […]

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Update: Police investigate suspicious package.

**** HRP Media Release Update: Police investigate suspicious package. Police have completed the investigation into a suspicious package left in the 2700 block of Gottingen Street in Halifax. It was determined that is was not a threat to public safety and the area has been reopened to the public. We thank the public for their […]

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Emergency Preparedness Week 2021

**** HRM Media Release Emergency Preparedness Week 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 (Halifax, NS) – As part of Emergency Preparedness Week beginning Sunday, May 2, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency’s (HRFE’s) Emergency Management Division is encouraging all residents to ‘be ready for anything’. The past year has highlighted the importance of emergency preparedness with the […]

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Sixty-seven New Cases of COVID-19, Testing Changes

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Sixty-seven New Cases of COVID-19, Testing Changes ———————————————————- Sixty-seven new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 30. ​ Fifty-seven cases are in Central Zone, four cases are in Western Zone, three cases are in Eastern Zone and three cases are in Northern Zone. ​ Due to […]

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RCMP arrest man for assault with a weapon and impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man for assault with a weapon and impaired driving ​ Halifax District RCMP have arrested a 51-year-old Dartmouth man following an incident in Lower Sackville. ​ At approximately 6:10 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a dangerous driving complaint on Brooks St. Further information indicated the car had also struck […]

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 30th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 30th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant […]

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People Aged 40 to 54 Now Eligible to Book AstraZeneca Vaccine

****  WELLNESS Media Release People Aged 40 to 54 Now Eligible to Book AstraZeneca Vaccine —————————————————————- Starting today, April 30, people aged 40 to 54 can book appointments for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at participating physician and pharmacy clinics across the province. Based on recent guidance from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization, and Nova […]

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