Sportfishing Season Opens April 1

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE- Release Sportfishing Season Opens April 1————————————————————-The 2021 sportfishing season opens April 1, and Nova Scotians are encouraged to enjoy sportfishing on one of the province’s many waterways.“Sportfishing is very popular, can be enjoyed by all ages, and helps support jobs and economic activity in our rural communities,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith […]

Continue Reading

Spring registration for recreation programming

**** HRM Media Release Spring registration for recreation programming The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that registration for spring recreation programming begins tomorrow. ​ Programs are viewable online at halifax.ca/myREC ​ Registration begins at 10 a.m. each day for all ages: Tuesday, March 9 – Dryland programs Tuesday, March 23 – Aquatics programs Participants are […]

Continue Reading

Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Update to facility bookings and recreation programming The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional […]

Continue Reading

Provincial Campsite Bookings Begin in April

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Provincial Campsite Bookings Begin in April—————————————————————-Now is the time to start planning your summer camping adventure as reservations for Nova Scotia’s provincial parks 2021 camping season open April 6, 7 and 8.“Each year, more than a million visitors enjoy activities like swimming, camping, paddling, nature exploration and hiking at Nova Scotia’s […]

Continue Reading

Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional Municipality as of […]

Continue Reading

Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Parks & Recreation Updates The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19. The following is an update on municipal services. ​ As directed by the province, new public health guidelines will take effect in the Halifax Regional Municipality as of […]

Continue Reading

(Update) Statement regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas​

**** HRM Media Release Update regarding privacy and filming rules in municipally-owned arenas ​ Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 The following is an update regarding privacy and recording rules in municipally-owned arenas: ​ Due to public health restrictions that prohibit spectators in facilities, including arenas, and recent changes permitting games, the municipality has received intense interest […]

Continue Reading

(Update) Capacity increasing and mandatory masks at the Emera Oval

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE: Capacity at the Emera Oval will be increasing to 300 skaters effective Monday, Feb. 15 with registration opening on Saturday, Feb. 13. Public Service AnnouncementCapacity increasing and mandatory masks at the Emera Oval In consultation with public health, capacity at the Emera Oval will be increasing to 300 240 skaters per skate time […]

Continue Reading

Changes to registration at Emera Oval beginning Monday, Jan. 25

**** HRM Media Release Changes to registration at Emera Oval beginning Monday, Jan. 25 Due to high demand for skate times, the registration process at the Emera Oval will change effective Monday, Jan. 25. ​ The registration process will now be available on a 48-hour rolling schedule, meaning residents can book up to 48 hours in advance of […]

Continue Reading