Oakfield Beach due to possible blue-green algae

**** HRM Media Release   Oakfield Beach due to possible blue-green algae   August 18, 2022 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae benthic mat, a risk advisory is in effect for Oakfield Beach in Halifax. Residents are encouraged to avoid swimming […]

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Traffic Delay – Parade in Downtown Halifax

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Parade in Downtown Halifax   Location: Beginning on Albermarle Street and ending at Grand Parade   Date: Saturday, August 20   Time: 12 noon to 1 p.m.   Details: This closure is to facilitate the Nathan MacKinnon Stanley Cup parade.   The parade will begin on Albermarle Street, turn right onto Duke […]

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Expanding Rural Access to Urgent Mental Health, Addictions Care

**** HEALTH and Wellness Release Expanding Rural Access to Urgent Mental Health, Addictions Care —————————————————————- The Province is expanding access to urgent mental health and addictions care in rural communities. The Rural Access to Urgent Care initiative provides people attending rural emergency departments for urgent mental healthcare the option to receive a virtual mental health […]

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MSVU, Dal, NSCC and SMU: COVID‑19 procedures and protocols for Fall 2022

**** SMU Release University COVID-19 Protocols (Updated August 18, 2022) Masks are currently not mandatory at Saint Mary’s University, except for when visiting the Student Health Clinic. Mask use is recommended in common indoor areas to keep our community healthy. Please continue to follow good health hygiene practices and stay home if you are unwell. New mask […]

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Traffic Delay – Navy 10km Run

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Navy 10km Run   Location: North end of Halifax   Date: Sunday, August 21     Time: 7 a.m. to noon. Traffic Impact: The run will talk place on the following streets:   Gottingen Street Black Street Fuller Terrace Bloomfield Street Agricola Street Rosemeade Avenue Hillside Avenue Robie Street Leeds Street Novalea […]

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(Update) Traffic Advisory: Road closure

**** HRP Media Release Update –  Victoria Road has been reopened to traffic.  We thank the public for their patience and cooperation. Traffic Advisory: Road closure Police are on scene of a vehicle-pedestrian collision in the area of Victoria Road and Highfield Park Drive in Dartmouth. The pedestrian has been transported to hospital for treatment […]

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Police charge man for impaired driving, drug and weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for impaired driving, drug and weapons offences   Police have charged a man with impaired driving, drug and weapons offences following a single vehicle crash in Halifax on Wednesday evening.   At approximately 8:45 p.m. officers responded to the 2000 block of Old Sambro Road for the report […]

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BEDFORD ROW ACTIVATION TO BE DISCONTINUED

**** DHBC Media Release   BEDFORD ROW ACTIVATION TO BE DISCONTINUED  Downtown Halifax Business Commission’s (DHBC) previously announced tactical urbanism activation of a portion of Bedford Row will not be moving forward. As part of the activation, Bedford Row was set to have a temporary, partial closure between Prince Street and the Bedford Row entrance […]

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