Shubenacadie Sam To Make Virtual Groundhog Day Prediction

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Shubenacadie Sam To Make Virtual Groundhog Day Prediction————————————————————Shubenacadie Sam is turning to technology to help predict the arrival of spring.Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day virtually this year and watch the prediction on social media. Shubenacadie Sam will emerge from his burrow at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park with his spring […]

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Premier Reflects on 2020’s Tragedies and Graces

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release Premier Reflects on 2020’s Tragedies and Graces———————————————————–NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Premier Stephen McNeil———————————————————–Tragedy. Strength. Horror. Resilience. Fear. Compassion. Sorrow. Kindness.All of these words come to mind – and I’m sure you can think of a few more – as we look back on 2020, a year we […]

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(Update) New Year’s Eve in the Halifax Regional Municipality 2021

**** HRM Media Release New Year’s Eve in the Halifax Regional Municipality 2021 New Year’s Eve 2021 virtual celebrations ​ Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council are inviting residents to tune into this year’s virtual New Year’s Eve celebrations, NYE 2021, airing on the Eastlink YouTube channel and Eastlink Community TV, beginning at 11 p.m. […]

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Municipal service level adjustments for the 2020 holiday season / Emera Oval set to open for the winter season on Jan. 4

**** HRM Media Release Municipal service level adjustments for the 2020 holiday season ​ The Emera Oval is expected to open for the 2020-21 winter season on Monday, Jan. 4, weather and ice conditions permitting. ​ The Emera Oval will have a reduced capacity to follow current public health guidelines. Due to COVID-19, skaters must […]

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Annual New Year’s Day Levée Cancelled

**** LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR Release Annual New Year’s Day Levée Cancelled—————————————————————-Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the lieutenant-governor’s annual New Year’s Day Levée is cancelled this year. In its place, the lieutenant-governor will present a video message intended for all Nova Scotians.“With much regret, I am obliged to cancel the upcoming levée that has been hosted by lieutenant […]

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Mayor Mike’s Local Stuff Challenge

**** HRM Media Release Mayor Mike’s Local Stuff Challenge ​ Mayor Mike Savage today engaged local business districts in a friendly holiday shopping competition in aid of an important cause. Each of the participating districts will fill a stocking with products from shops in their area. The stockings will then be auctioned off in support […]

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Province Marks World AIDS Day

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Province Marks World AIDS Day—————————————————————-People living with HIV/AIDS and those who have died from the disease are being honoured with the raising of a red ribbon flag at Province House.In keeping with COVID-19 public health requirements, the flag raising was pre-taped and is viewable online at: https://youtu.be/pGt1JJuXL0U .This year’s World AIDS Day theme […]

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Mooseheads suspend activities following a positive Covid-19 test / Moosehead Games Tonight and Wednesday postponed.

****  Via the Moosehead / QMJHL Games Tonight and Wednesday postponed. Mooseheads suspend activities following a positive Covid-19 test The Halifax Mooseheads have recorded a positive COVID-19 test among the staff and are suspending team in-person activities. The league issued a memo to Mooseheads’ executives in which it outlined the following steps to take in […]

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