Statement regarding ongoing efforts to address homelessness in the Halifax region

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding ongoing efforts to address homelessness in the Halifax region ​ The following is a statement from the Halifax Regional Municipality regarding the ongoing efforts to address homelessness in our region. Beginning on Monday, Sept. 20, Assistant Chief of Emergency Management, Erica Fleck, has been assigned to a three-month role […]

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Online Marketplace Shopping Tips

**** HRP Media Release Online Marketplace Shopping Tips ​ Halifax Regional Police is sharing some tips to protect against online marketplace scams. ​ The Integrated Financial Crime Unit is continuing to receive reports of online marketplace scams. Police remind online shoppers that exercising a little caution can pay off in the long run: ​ Browse the […]

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Increased Harbour Activities during CUTLASS FURY 21

**** DND Media Release Increased Harbour Activities during CUTLASS FURY 21 ​ Residents are advised that Maritime Forces Atlantic (MARLANT) will be running a training event for CUTLASS FURY 21 in the Bedford Basin and St. Margaret’s Bay on Sunday, September 12, 2021, which will take place from approximately 7:00 a.m. (Atlantic) until late afternoon. […]

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MARS received a notification that a dead endangered blue whale had been found floating off Sambro

**** Info via MARS Late yesterday, MARS received a notification that a dead endangered blue whale had been found floating off Sambro, Nova Scotia. By early this morning, the 82ft long carcass had washed ashore on Crystal Crescent Beach. MARS Responders were on-scene today to assess the situation and collect valuable research samples. While the […]

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Halifax Regional Police Youth Program

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Youth Program Do you have an interest in policing and playing an active role in your community? If you are looking for a fun, meaningful way to build leadership skills and connect with others – the Halifax Regional Police Youth Program might be for you. Program members participate […]

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The Royal Canadian Navy hosts training event with key partners in the Atlantic​

****  DND Media Release The Royal Canadian Navy hosts training event with key partners in the Atlantic​ ​ CUTLASS FURY is a bi-annual, medium-scale, training exercise which will take place off the coast of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland from 7 to 17 September 2021.​ The exercise will enhance mutual awareness, inter-operability, and readiness of Canada’s […]

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Halifax Regional Police launches Operation Fall-Back

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police launches Operation Fall-Back ​ On September 3, Halifax Regional Police launches its annual Operation Fall-Back campaign. As students head back to school, the campaign focuses on education and engagement,​ emphasizing that community safety is everyone’s responsibility.​ It also includes information on enforcement actions that may follow. ​ ​ Operation […]

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Municipal service level adjustments for Labour Day Weekend 2021

**** HRM Media Release Municipal service level adjustments for Labour Day Weekend 2021 ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments over the upcoming Labour Day long weekend. ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours No municipal solid waste collection service will take place on Monday, […]

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Top Paw Double Diner Dog Bowl recalled due to laceration hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Top Paw Double Diner Dog Bowl recalled due to laceration hazard Common name: Top Paw Double Diner Dog Bowl Product description: This recall involves the Top Paw Double Diner Dog Bowl. The product is a set of two dog food bowls that are elevated off the ground on a metal base […]

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