Community Rinks Receive Funding for Upgrades; Applications Open for Next Round

**** Community Media Release Community Rinks Receive Funding for Upgrades; Applications Open for Next Round ———————————————————- NOTE: A list of the 2021-22 Rink Revitalization Fund recipients is at the end of the release. ——————————————————— Thirty-three rinks across Nova Scotia in need of upgrades and repairs are receiving almost $1 million through the Province’s Rink Revitalization […]

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Outdoor Community Rink Program

**** HRM Media Release Outdoor Community Rink Program The municipality is now initiating an Outdoor Community Rink Program  for interested organizations wishing to  obtain permission to build and operate a community rink on Municipal property. The Municipality will support up to 5 organizations with insurance costs for approved community rinks on Municipal Property. (Community rinks not on Municipal property are […]

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Emera Oval scheduled to open December 27

**** HRM Media Release Emera Oval scheduled to open December 27 Following confirmation of capacity limits from the province, the Emera Oval is now scheduled to open for the winter season on Monday, December 27, weather permitting. ​ The maximum capacity will be 230 participants, per skate time. Access will be provided on a first-come-first-serve […]

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UPDATE: PSA – Proof of vaccination, gathering size restrictions and mandatory masks required at the Emera Oval

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE: The Emera Oval will be tentatively opening for the 2021-22 winter season on Wednesday, Dec. 22 (weather dependent). Holiday skates will be held on Dec 24, 26, 31 and Jan 1. For more information, click here. Public Service Announcement Proof of vaccination, gathering size restrictions and mandatory masks required at the […]

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Proof of vaccination, gathering size restrictions and mandatory masks required at the Emera Oval

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Proof of vaccination, gathering size restrictions and mandatory masks required at the Emera Oval  The Emera Oval is expected to open for the 2021-22 winter season on Monday, December 20, weather and ice conditions permitting. ​ Residents must show full proof of COVID-19 vaccination and government issued photo identification, as well as wear […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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