Municipal program and service level adjustments on Thanksgiving weekend

**** HRM Media Release Municipal program and service level adjustments on Thanksgiving weekend The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments over the upcoming Thanksgiving long weekend. ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours: ​ No municipal solid waste collection services will take place on Monday, Oct. […]

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Advanced polls open for voting online and by phone

**** HRM Media Release Advanced polls open for voting online and by phone The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that advanced polls are now open for voting online and by phone. These polls are open until Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. ​ All residents who received their voter information letter are now able […]

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The Curbside Give Away event held during October 2020 will occur as scheduled.

**** HRM Media Release Curbside Give Away Weekend Curbside Give Away Weekend 2020 The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the 2020 Curbside Give Away Weekend will take place from Saturday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 18. ​ Curbside Give Away Weekend is an annual two-day event, where residents are encouraged to place unwanted household […]

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Seniors’ Week, Oct. 1-7

**** SENIORS / CNS Release Recognizing Older Nova Scotians—————————————————————–Older Nova Scotians are leaders in the province. They are business owners and entrepreneurs, volunteers, mentors, caregivers and have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with other generations.Seniors’ Week, Oct. 1-7, is a time to celebrate older Nova Scotians and recognize the unique impact they […]

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Trunk or Treat: Welcome, residents of Eastern Passage/Cow Bay and Shearwater!

**** Event info Welcome, residents of Eastern Passage/Cow Bay and Shearwater! Event link: https://fb.me/e/22kRZ6YDJ Trunk Registration: https://forms.gle/zSQ5CP154upTk7nn8 Trick-or-Treater Registration: https://forms.gle/pxb2D1RPGveZyEDJ6 ***Details are based on the current Public Health guidelines and are subject to change with short notice. Please follow the Facebook event notifications for the most up to date announcements. ***Following the event’s social distancing […]

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Drop Zone 2020 for Easter Seals – Photos

**** Dropzone Release Drop Zone is underway in Halifax! “Drop Zone is Easter Seals’ signature fundraising event! First hosted in Halifax in 2004 by Easter Seals Nova Scotia. Since then, Drop Zone has made its way to other provinces and over 9,000 brave superheroes have stepped off the edge in support of Easter Seals. Together, […]

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Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020

**** HRFE Media Release Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020 ​ Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) is encouraging residents to assess their kitchen for fire safety.​ ​ National Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 4-10 and the theme this year is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” ​ Kitchen fires are […]

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Alderney Landing presents the 4th Annual Fire & Water Festival

**** Info via Alderney Landing Alderney Landing presents the 4th Annual Fire & Water Festival October 2-3 7pm – 9:30pm A celebration of the unique cultural fabric of Nova Scotia. It features musical performances, dance and storytelling as well as flaming food, incredible art installations and fire performances! FREE ADMISSION – Social Distancing, reduced gathering size […]

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