15 New Hospital Admissions, 12 Discharges, Four Deaths

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 15 New Hospital Admissions, 12 Discharges, Four Deaths —————————————————————- Today, January 17, Nova Scotia is reporting 15 new hospital admissions and 12 discharges since the last update on January 14. Nova Scotia is also reporting four deaths related to COVID-19: — a man in his 40s in Central Zone — a […]

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Antigonish RCMP is investigating stolen electrical equipment from a Nova Scotia Power truck

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish RCMP is investigating stolen electrical equipment from a Nova Scotia Power truck On December 28 at approximately 6 p.m., police responded to a complaint of a mischief near Afton. Police learned that the power was out in the area and it was believed that it had been disrupted on purpose. […]

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Province Invests in Climate Adaptation Projects, Communities

**** CNS Media Release Province Invests in Climate Adaptation Projects, Communities —————————————————————– The Province is investing $37.3 million from the Green Fund in projects that support the goals of the Environmental Goals and Climate Change Reduction Act and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This includes $15 million over three years for the Sustainable Communities Challenge Fund, […]

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Police have charged a woman for a robbery and five thefts that occurred in Halifax / Police charge man with assault with a weapon

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for robbery ​ Police have charged a woman for a robbery and five thefts that occurred in Halifax. ​ On December 23, 2021, police responded to a robbery that had occurred on Bilby Street in Halifax. A woman approached another woman who was not known to her and […]

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COVID-19 Boosters for Nova Scotians 18 and Older; More Pfizer Appointments Added

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Boosters for Nova Scotians 18 and Older; More Pfizer Appointments Added —————————————————————- The Province has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster doses to include anyone 18 years of age and older. Booster doses are administered at least 168 days after the primary series. People who received two doses of the AstraZeneca […]

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RCMP member charged with sexual assault

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP member charged with sexual assault An RCMP member who had been serving in Nova Scotia has been charged with sexual assault by Greater Sudbury Police. In October 2021, Greater Sudbury Police began an investigation into a complaint it received relating to an incident in Ontario on October 2. Greater Sudbury […]

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Storm Preparedness – Safely Clearing Storm Drains

**** Halifax Water Release Storm Preparedness – Safely Clearing Storm Drains ​ With heavy rainfall forecast for the Halifax area tomorrow, Monday, January 17, and the recent significant snowfall, residents should be aware that there could be localized flooding and a higher potential for property damage. While storm drains/catchbasins near your property manage this stormwater, […]

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Nova Scotia is reporting 68 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release 68 People in Hospital ——————————————————————————————————- NOTE: Nova Scotia will issue abbreviated COVID-19 news releases on the weekend. The online dashboard will not be updated again until tomorrow, January 17. ——————————————————————————————————– Today, January 16, Nova Scotia is reporting 68 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized […]

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Municipality lifts enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

**** HRM Media Release Municipality lifts enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban   The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban has been lifted (in both Zone 1 – Central and Zone 2 – Non-Central). Crews are continuing detail work in all areas. Expect isolated icy conditions, many […]

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