Police charge man for stunting on snow covered roads

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting on snow covered roads ​ Halifax Regional Police charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth today. ​ At approximately 2 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of […]

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Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 22nd)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 22nd) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Peggys Point Road, Peggy’s […]

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Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division are looking for a second suspect following an altercation in Lower Sackville. ​ On January 20 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP were dispatched to an altercation between the […]

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(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 23

**** HRM Media Release Update: Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. ​ Snow Clearing UpdateWinter operations crews continue to be active in all areas. The majority of main arterials are clear and passable at this time. […]

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Schools in the Sir John A. Macdonald Family of Schools (FOS) will close early today

**** HRCE Release Schools in the Sir John A. Macdonald Family of Schools (FOS) will close early today. ​ Bused students in the Sir John A FOS will be picked up 2 hours earlier than their regular dismissal time and walking students will be dismissed at their regularly scheduled lunch hour. ​ All remaining schools […]

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Public Input on Driver Training, Inspection and Dealer Licencing Regulations

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Public Input on Driver Training, Inspection and Dealer Licencing Regulations—————————————————————-Government continues to seek input on Traffic Safety Act draft regulations.Nova Scotians can now provide feedback on proposed regulations that will outline the rules for businesses and people who are licensed to sell and inspect vehicles, as well as for those who […]

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Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds until ice testing resumes

**** HRM Media Release Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds until ice testing resumes The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that it is not currently safe to be on frozen lakes and ponds as there is noticeable thin ice and open water in many lakes across the region. The municipality’s ice […]

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(ENDED) Update: Snowfall warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED Update:  Snowfall warning in effect via Environment Canada Heavy snowfall will continue through this evening. Total snowfall amounts: 15 to 25 cm. Location: Halifax Metro and Halifax County West. Time span: ending mid evening. Remarks: Snow has begun to rapidly accumulate in some areas of Halifax County late […]

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