Salad products recalled due to Cyclospora

**** Recall via Health Canada Salad products recalled due to Cyclospora Summary Category: Microbiological – Other Alert type: Recall Department: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Hazard classification: — Alert sub-type: Food Recall Warning Recalling firm: Fresh Express Distribution: National Extent of the product distribution: Retail Fresh Express is recalling Fresh Express brand salad products from the marketplace due to possible Cyclospora contamination. Consumers should not consume […]

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Practice sober and respectful operation of boats and watercraft

**** RCMP Media Release Practice sober and respectful operation of boats and watercraft In Nova Scotia, the RCMP treats all cases of operating a boat or personal watercraft while impaired the same that they would a case of impaired driving. The fines and penalties are the same in order to reflect the severity of impaired […]

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Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer recalled due to potential mold contamination

**** Recall via Health Canada Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer recalled due to potential mold contamination Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer Common name: Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer Product description: This recall involves the Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer sold in a 3.2 mL sized concealer wand. The concealer wand is silver with white lettering and contains […]

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Halifax Common Skate Park repairs to begin Wednesday, June 24

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Common Skate Park repairs to begin Wednesday, June 24 ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that repairs to the Halifax Common Skate Park are scheduled from Wednesday, June 24 to Friday, July 10. Crews will be on site from 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays. ​ Construction access to the […]

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The Halifax Regional Municipality is offering new recreation opportunities for residents of all ages this summer

**** HRM Media Release The Halifax Regional Municipality is offering new recreation opportunities for residents of all ages this summer. ​ REC Van The REC Van visits parks and greenspaces annually throughout the municipality in July and August providing free recreational sports and activities to children, youth, families and seniors. The van is stacked with […]

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Rainbow® SRX® Vacuums Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Rainbow® SRX® Vacuums Recalled Due to Fire Hazard Rexair LLC Rainbow® SRX® Common name: Rexair LLC Rainbow® SRX® Product description: The unit is a water-based filtration vacuum cleaner for household use.The model is Rainbow® SRX®, RHCS19 Type 120 identified on the rating label.The affected serial numbers range from 22003399 through 22077889.The serial number is located […]

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Police warn citizens of fraudulent phone calls

**** HRP Media Release Police warn citizens of fraudulent phone calls ​ Halifax Regional Police is advising the public of a recent increase in fraudulent phone calls where a scammer identifies themselves as a police officer, or a representative of Service Canada or the Canada Revenue Agency. ​ A common theme of late involves the […]

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RCMP warn public about ransomware scams

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warn public about ransomware scams ​RCMP is warning the public about a type of scam targeting businesses after a recent report received by Halifax District RCMP. Police received the report from a business that had their network hacked with ransomware. The hackers demanded $270,000 to reinstate their network. ​ Ransomware […]

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Dexter Industries Rechargeable Battery Packs recalled due to burn hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Dexter Industries Rechargeable Battery Packs recalled due to burn hazard Common name: Dexter Industries Rechargeable Battery Packs Product description: This voluntary recall involves Dexter Industries rechargeable battery packs.The battery pack was sold individually and also within Classroom Kits and GoPiGo and BrickPi robotic bundles. The affected product is a 9.6V 2000Ah NiMH […]

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