NOCTURNE 2020 Dates Set, Volunteers Needed

**** Info via Event Organizers NOCTURNE 2020 #NOCHFX20 Halifax’s 13th annual art at night is excited to announce our 2020 dates: October 13-17 As always, the Saturday after the long weekend in October will be our main event with lead up events throughout the week! Nocturne: Art at Night celebrates contemporary professional art in K’jipuktuk/Halifax. […]

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Municipal programs and services for Canada Day, July 1

**** HRM Media Release Municipal programs and services for Canada Day, July 1 Friday, June 26, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional​ Municipality is advising residents of the following​ municipal​ program and service level adjustments for Canada Day. Halifax Transit Bus and Ferry Services Halifax Transit buses will be operating on holiday service on […]

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HALIFAX 2020 CANADA DAY DRUMMING CELEBRATION : Thank healthcare heroes & frontline workers

**** Info via Canada Day Drumming Committee DRUMMING CELEBRATION Thank healthcare heroes & frontline workers Join us online July 1st 2020 For the past three years, we’ve been celebrating Canada Day through simultaneous nationwide drumming to promote diversity, multicultural, and harmony of our community. We’ve had many ethnic groups in many cities across over 6 […]

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Some Nova Scotia Museums to Reopen July 1

**** COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Some Nova Scotia Museums to Reopen July 1 —————————————————————– Some provincial museum sites will reopen on Wednesday, July 1, with new measures in place to ensure people can safely enjoy their visits. “Our museums provide unique learning experiences, showcasing past events and ways of life that have shaped our communities and […]

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Canada Day 2020 – Virtual Celebrations

**** HRM Media Release Canada Day 2020 – Virtual Celebrations Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council are inviting residents to join in the first virtual Canada Day celebrations on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Halifax was selected by Canadian Heritage and CBC to take part in a national virtual Canada Day celebration. Halifax will […]

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Guidelines Released for Summer Day Camps

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Guidelines Released for Summer Day Camps —————————————————————- Day camps across Nova Scotia can reopen provided they have a plan in place to address public health measures. Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, released COVID-19 guidelines all summer day camps must follow, today, June 12. “With these guidelines, children will […]

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Free Fishing June 6 and 7

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE Media Release Free Fishing June 6 and 7 —————————————————————- Nova Scotians are encouraged to try sportfishing during the annual Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, June 6 and June 7. Anglers can fish without a general fishing licence on those dates. All bag limits and other regulations still apply. Anglers must also take precautions to […]

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Mays Performing Virtual Show in Support of the Nova Scotia SPCA

**** NS SPCA Media Release Mays Performing Virtual Show in Support of the Nova Scotia SPCA Matt Mays, JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter, is hosting a virtual show in support of the Nova Scotia SPCA on Saturday, May 30 at 9:00pm ADT. All personal donations made at www.novascotiaspca.ca/mattmays will be matched by J & W Murphy Foundation from […]

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Nova Scotia RCMP recognizes National Police Week

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP recognizes National Police Week This week, the Nova Scotia RCMP is recognizing National Police Week, a public education campaign began back in 1970 as a way for the police to connect with their communities and to increase awareness about the services they provide. This year’s theme is “One […]

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