Friday, July 10, 2020

General Interests

Salad products recalled due to Cyclospora

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 ...
Practice sober and respectful operation of boats and watercraft

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 ...
HRP: Consider a career in policing. Yes, YOU! 

HRP: Consider a career in policing. Yes, YOU! 

**** HRP Media Release Consider a career in policing. Yes, YOU! Halifax Regional Police will soon be accepting applications for our upcoming 2021 cadet class. If you’re looking to give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of others, this opportunity might be for you. At HRP, we want to continue ...
Becca Light Shifter Brightening Concealer recalled due to potential mold contamination

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 ...
Halifax Common Skate Park repairs to begin Wednesday, June 24

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

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 ...
Rainbow® SRX® Vacuums Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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 ...
Police warn citizens of fraudulent phone calls

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 ...
RCMP warn public about ransomware scams

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 ...
Dexter Industries Rechargeable Battery Packs recalled due to burn hazard

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 ...
HRP:  Fraud prevention tips

HRP: Fraud prevention tips

**** HRP Media Release Fraud prevention tips ​ Halifax Regional Police is sharing some fraud prevention tips to help citizens safeguard their personal information and money. ​ From emails claiming that your bank account has been compromised to phone calls advising that you’ve won a free cruise, fraudsters will use any opportunity to get their ...
RCMP is reminding the public to be cautious when looking for love online

RCMP is reminding the public to be cautious when looking for love online

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP is reminding the public to be cautious when looking for love online. Romance scams continue to be a way for scammers to take advantage of their victims by taking their money. Recently, police received a report from a victim who lost more than $50,000 over an extended period of time ...
John Deere Attachment Kits for 60 Inch Brooms recalled due to injury hazard

John Deere Attachment Kits for 60 Inch Brooms recalled due to injury hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada John Deere Attachment Kits for 60 Inch Brooms recalled due to injury hazard Attachment Kits for 60 Inch Brooms that were sold without manuals Common name: Attachment Kits for 60 Inch Brooms that were sold without manuals Product description: This recall only involves attachment kits that were sold without the operator’s manual.  ...
The Province-wide burn ban has been extended to June 1st: Current do’s and don’ts

The Province-wide burn ban has been extended to June 1st: Current do’s and don’ts

****  Ibfo via the HRFE: The Province-wide burn ban has been extended to June 1st, including domestic burning and beach fires. Outdoor wood burning appliances and campfires are now allowed from, 7pm to midnight, with some limitations as described below. Outdoor wood burning appliances: • permitted in all zones • must be manufactured; • manufacturer’s ...
Municipal programs and services for Victoria Day, Monday, May 18

Municipal programs and services for Victoria Day, Monday, May 18

**** HRM Media Release Municipal programs and services for Victoria Day, Monday, May 18 ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments for Victoria Day, Monday, May 18: ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours: No municipal solid waste collection services will take place on Victoria Day, ...
SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle recalled due to fire hazard

SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle recalled due to fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle Common name: SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle Product description: This recall involves the SafePlug Model 1202 Controlled Duplex-Receptacle with ZigBee Smart Energy Profile (SEP). The affected product is used to monitor and manage energy use and has remote control applications. The model number affected by this recall ...
ECHO and Shindaiwa Backpack Blowers recalled due to laceration and impact hazards

ECHO and Shindaiwa Backpack Blowers recalled due to laceration and impact hazards

**** Recall via Health Canada ECHO and Shindaiwa Backpack Blowers recalled due to laceration and impact hazards ECHO and Shindaiwa brand 2-cycle gas powered commercial blowers with shoulder straps. Common name: ECHO and Shindaiwa brand 2-cycle gas powered commercial blowers with shoulder straps. Product description: This recall involves ECHO and Shindaiwa brand 2-cycle gas powered commercial backpack ...
Are you ‘emergency ready’? Emergency Preparedness Week 2020

Are you ‘emergency ready’? Emergency Preparedness Week 2020

**** HRM Media Release Are you ‘emergency ready’? Emergency Preparedness Week 2020 As part of Emergency Preparedness Week beginning Sunday, May 3, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency’s (HRFE’s) Emergency Management Division is encouraging all residents to become ‘emergency ready’. The past year has demonstrated the importance of emergency preparedness, with Hurricane Dorian in 2019 and ...
Annual spring cleanup & maintenance program underway​

Annual spring cleanup & maintenance program underway​

**** HRM Media Release Annual spring cleanup & maintenance program underway​ Now that the winter season has wrapped up, municipal staff have transitioned to annual spring cleanup activities across the region. Crews are working in all areas to address litter, remove downed branches and other winter debris while taking appropriate precautions to reduce the likelihood ...
Municipal services on Easter long weekend

Municipal services on Easter long weekend

**** HRM Media Release Municipal services on Easter long weekend The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal service level adjustments over the upcoming Easter long weekend: Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours No municipal solid waste collection services will take place on Good Friday, April 10. Curbside collection of garbage, organics ...
New Deputy Minister of Justice

New Deputy Minister of Justice

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Media Release New Deputy Minister of Justice ————————————————————— Candace Thomas has been appointed the new deputy minister of Justice, replacing Karen Hudson who retires on April 30. Ms. Thomas will also serve as deputy minister of the new Office of Social Innovation and Integrative Approaches, established in the 2020-21 budget. Premier Stephen ...
Health Canada warns of the recall of several additional USB chargers due to shock, burn or fire hazards

Health Canada warns of the recall of several additional USB chargers due to shock, burn or fire hazards

**** Recall via Health Canada Health Canada warns of the recall of several additional USB chargers due to shock, burn or fire hazards Issue Health Canada recently completed testing on a number of USB chargers that plug into an electrical outlet intended for use with cell phones, tablets and other devices as part of a ...
Browning Leather Pistol Holsters recalled due to Injury Hazard

Browning Leather Pistol Holsters recalled due to Injury Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Browning Leather Pistol Holsters recalled due to Injury Hazard Browning Leather Pistol Holsters Common name: Browning Leather Pistol Holsters Product description: This recall involves the Browning Leather Pistol Holsters, Multi-Angle Thumb Break, which is a leather pistol holster designed to carry Browning 1911-380 and 1911-22 pistols. The holsters are brown with yellow ...
Increased use of so called “flushable wipes” from COVID-19, Halifax Water would like to remind residents these wipes are not flushable

Increased use of so called “flushable wipes” from COVID-19, Halifax Water would like to remind residents these wipes are not flushable

**** Halifax Water Media Release With the increased use of so called “flushable wipes” resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Halifax Water would like to remind residents these wipes are not flushable. They belong in your garbage. Wipes don’t breakdown and get caught up in wastewater treatment facility screens and filters and clog wastewater pumping station ...
Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter recalled due to Fall Hazard

Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter recalled due to Fall Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter recalled due to Fall Hazard     Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for Chicco Common name: Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter for Chicco Product description: This recall involves the Thule Sleek Car Seat Adapter used to place a Chicco Car Seat in the Thule Sleek Stroller.  The ...
Certain À la cuisine brand electric glass kettles recalled due to burn or fire hazard

Certain À la cuisine brand electric glass kettles recalled due to burn or fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Certain À la cuisine brand electric glass kettles recalled due to burn or fire hazard   Certain À la Cuisine brand electric glass kettles Common name: Certain À la Cuisine brand electric glass kettles Product description: This recall involves À la Cuisine 2-liter electric glass kettles with the product order number 52925. ...
Health Canada: Update on the rifampin drug shortage

Health Canada: Update on the rifampin drug shortage

**** Info via Health Canada Product: Rofact (Rifampin) Issue: Bausch Health, Canada Inc. is releasing a limited number of lots of its tuberculosis drug rifampin (Rofact), to mitigate a national shortage. Although these lots contain slightly higher than acceptable levels of a nitrosamine impurity, the risks of not being treated immediately are greater than would result from ...
PC Organics brand milk recalled due to non-harmful extraneous material (metal dust)

PC Organics brand milk recalled due to non-harmful extraneous material (metal dust)

**** Recall via Health Canada PC Organics brand milk recalled due to non-harmful extraneous material (metal dust) Recalling firm: Loblaw Companies Limited Distribution: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec Extent of the product distribution: Retail Fresh Partly Skimmed Milk, 2% M.F. Brand name: PC Organics Common name: Fresh Partly Skimmed Milk, 2% M.F. Size: 2 L Code(s) ...
Yamaha Digital Wireless Relay G10, G10S, G10T and G10T USB Cable recalled due to Fire Hazard

Yamaha Digital Wireless Relay G10, G10S, G10T and G10T USB Cable recalled due to Fire Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Yamaha Digital Wireless Relay G10, G10S, G10T and G10T USB Cable recalled due to Fire Hazard Yamaha Digital Wireless Relay G10, G10S, G10T and Relay G10T USB Cable Common name: Yamaha Digital Wireless Relay G10, G10S, G10T and Relay G10T USB Cable Product description: This recall involves the Yamaha Digital Wireless Relay ...
Kichler 52″ 5-Blade Indoor Fan recalled due to injury hazard

Kichler 52″ 5-Blade Indoor Fan recalled due to injury hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Kichler 52″ 5-Blade Indoor Fan recalled due to injury hazard Common name: Kichler 52″ 5-Blade Indoor Fan, Model Number 35153 manufactured from January 2016 to April 2017 Product description: This recall involves the Kichler 52″ 5-Blade Indoor Fan, Model Number 35153.  The fan is a curved blade ceiling fan with etched umber ...
Keeping Shorelines and Oceans Clean

Keeping Shorelines and Oceans Clean

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE Media Release Keeping Shorelines and Oceans Clean ————————————————————— Reducing shoreline pollution and maintaining the clean and pristine waters which the province is known for is important to Nova Scotians. That is why the new Marine Debris Clean-Up Program is providing financial support to remove lost and discarded marine debris from shorelines and waters. ...
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with some medical devices with Bluetooth Low Energy chips

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with some medical devices with Bluetooth Low Energy chips

**** Info via Health Canada Cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with some medical devices with Bluetooth Low Energy chips Health Canada is informing Canadians, healthcare professionals, and manufacturers about a series of cybersecurity vulnerabilities named “SweynTooth”. These vulnerabilities may affect devices using the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocol. Because of these vulnerabilities, some medical devices that use ...
Businesses and individuals targeted by Spear Phishing scam

Businesses and individuals targeted by Spear Phishing scam

**** Canadian Anti-fraud Centre Release Spear phishing scams involve scammers pretending to be from legitimate sources to convince businesses or individuals to send them money. These scams leverage existing relationships between the person receiving the email and the person sending it. The sender’s address appears to be the actual email address of the source they’re ...
Volunteer during an emergency with JEM

Volunteer during an emergency with JEM

**** HRFE Release Volunteer during an emergency Regional emergency response In the critical hours following a crisis situation, while local and provincial response agencies are dealing with the immediate and urgent needs of the municipality, residents in affected communities need to be prepared to help themselves and to assist their neighbours, who may have been ...
Comfort Centres After a Disaster

Comfort Centres After a Disaster

**** HRFE Release Comfort Centres Following the activation for any municipal emergency management plan: Under the municipal emergency plan (MEP), in conditions that don’t require an evacuation, during an emergency the municipality may establish or support community comfort centers whereby a resident population may visit to receive essential needs like meals, hygiene facilities, electronic device ...
CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whales

CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whales

**** Canadian Wildlife Federation Release CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whales CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whales The federal government’s new measures to conserve right whales are well founded and we are hopeful they will prevent another mortality crisis; however, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) ...
Camino Floor Lamp recalled due to risk of fire hazard

Camino Floor Lamp recalled due to risk of fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Camino Floor Lamp recalled due to risk of fire hazard Common name: Camino Floor Lamps Product description: The recall involves Camino Floor Lamps sold by RH US, LLC between 2012 and 2019. The following SKU numbers are included in this recall: 68270500IRON 68270734IRON 68270734TSLV 68270913IRON 68270913ANCK 68270915IRON 68270915ANCK 68270175IRON Hazard identified: The foot ...
CRA: Slam the scam – Protect yourself against fraud

CRA: Slam the scam – Protect yourself against fraud

**** Info via the CRA Know how to recognize a scam There are many fraud types, including new ones invented daily. Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social ...
Tick safety in Nova Scotia

Tick safety in Nova Scotia

**** Info via Natural Resources Tick safety There are several kinds of ticks in Nova Scotia, but only the blacklegged tick carries the bacteria and virus that cause tick borne diseases, such as Lyme disease. Ticks like moist and humid environments and can be found in or near woods, shrubs, leaf litter, long grass, urban ...
KULLEN 3-drawer chest by IKEA recalled due to tip-over hazard

KULLEN 3-drawer chest by IKEA recalled due to tip-over hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada KULLEN 3-drawer chest by IKEA recalled due to tip-over hazard   The recall involves the KULLEN 3-drawer chest sold in birch or black/brown colour.  The Article name can be located on the underside of the top panel, close to the front edge, after removing the top drawer. The following KULLEN ...
AED Locations More Readily Available

AED Locations More Readily Available

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release AED Locations More Readily Available Emergency personnel can now tell people who call 911 where they can find the closest defibrillator during a cardiac emergency. More than 1,100 automated external defibrillators or AEDs are registered across the province. The AED registry, combined with 911 software, allow Emergency Health Services (EHS) staff ...
It’s that time of year again! Breeding season for some wildlife has already started.  Keep wildlife from using your property as dens!

It’s that time of year again! Breeding season for some wildlife has already started. Keep wildlife from using your property as dens!

**** Info via Hope for Wildlife Spring is just around the corner! Erica recently shared some great information that we would like to pass on! “It’s that time of year again! Breeding season for some wildlife has already started, like great horned owls, foxes and some mustelids. So here it is! Garden sheds, attics, wood ...
Be in the know to stay one step ahead of scammers

Be in the know to stay one step ahead of scammers

**** RCMP Media Release Be in the know to stay one step ahead of scammers March is Fraud Prevention Month and the Nova Scotia RCMP wants you and your loved ones to stay one step ahead of scammers. Every year, thousands of Canadians, including Nova Scotians, fall victim to fraud, losing millions of dollars. Many ...
Keeping Couples Together in Long-Term Care

Keeping Couples Together in Long-Term Care

**** CNS Media Release HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Keeping Couples Together in Long-Term Care ————————————————————— Couples deserve to be able to stay together when they are in long-term care. That is why government is introducing the Life Partners in Long Term Care Act to protect a couple’s right to be placed together. “We want to do ...
LENNOX ductless single-zone and multi-zone heat pumps recalled due to fire hazard

LENNOX ductless single-zone and multi-zone heat pumps recalled due to fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada LENNOX ductless single-zone and multi-zone heat pumps recalled due to fire hazard LENNOX ductless single-zone and multi-zone heat pumps Common name: LENNOX ductless single-zone and multi-zone heat pumps Product description: This recall involves the ductless, mini-split single zone and multi zone heat pump units installed outdoors. The following heat pumps are included in ...
The province is investing $355,000 to help the Bus Stop Theatre complete major renovations

The province is investing $355,000 to help the Bus Stop Theatre complete major renovations

**** COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Support for Bus Stop Theatre ————————————————————— Culture and the arts are important to Nova Scotians and contribute to the vibrancy of our communities and our economy. That is why the province is investing $355,000 to help the Bus Stop Theatre complete major renovations. “The renovations support not only the Bus Stop ...
Celebrate brand frozen profiteroles and eclairs recalled due to Salmonella

Celebrate brand frozen profiteroles and eclairs recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Celebrate brand frozen profiteroles and eclairs recalled due to Salmonella   Giant Tiger Stores Limited is recalling Celebrate brand frozen profiteroles and eclairs from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions should not sell or use the recalled products described below. The following products ...
Better Support for Those Who Use Legal Aid

Better Support for Those Who Use Legal Aid

**** JUSTICE Media Release Better Support for Those Who Use Legal Aid ————————————————————— Changes introduced to the Legal Aid Act today, Feb. 25, will support thousands of Nova Scotians who need help with legal matters and rely on the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission. Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mark Furey introduced amendments which ...
Ice safety saves lives: Multi-agency demo shows how fast action makes a difference

Ice safety saves lives: Multi-agency demo shows how fast action makes a difference

**** Multi sourced (HRM, HRGE, RCMP, RED CROSS) Ice safety saves lives: Multi-agency demo shows how fast action makes a difference A multi-agency demonstration of ice safety and recovery today in Fall River to explain the importance of quick response on behalf of first responders and the victim in the event of an unexpected fall ...
Flying High with the HEFA

Flying High with the HEFA

Flying High with the HEFA The Halifax Electric Flyers Club is an organization that has been around since 2007, and consists of like-minded members who enjoy the remote control world of flight. Unlike the newest trend of drone flying, this club focuses on replica aircraft flight. With replica war, small civilian and unique aircraft mixed ...
Hope Blooms Triples Capacity with Global Kitchen Addition

Hope Blooms Triples Capacity with Global Kitchen Addition

**** COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Hope Blooms Triples Capacity with Global Kitchen Addition ————————————————————— All children should have access to healthy food and a supportive community. That is why government is helping Hope Blooms, a social enterprise run by children and youth in Halifax’s North End, build a new kitchen and triple the number of participants ...
It was 16 years ago today that Nova Scotia was slammed with a blizzard/nor’easter dubbed White Juan

It was 16 years ago today that Nova Scotia was slammed with a blizzard/nor’easter dubbed White Juan

**** Info via the NS Weather Service It was 16 years ago today that Nova Scotia was slammed with a blizzard/nor’easter dubbed White Juan. The blizzard came five months after Hurricane Juan made landfall in Nova Scotia and many say White Juan was a hurricane in disguise. The storm’s central pressure dropped 57 mb in ...
Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector recalled due to potential failure to operate

Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector recalled due to potential failure to operate

**** Recall via Health Canada Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector recalled due to potential failure to operate Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector for Home Common name: Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector for Home Product description: This recall involves the Combination Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector for Home.  The detector is white, round, with a ...
Want your rescue kitty to be the next face of Picaroons Brewing Company Melonhead can?

Want your rescue kitty to be the next face of Picaroons Brewing Company Melonhead can?

**** Info via NS SPCA  / Picaroons Brewing Company Want your rescue kitty to be the next face of Picaroons Brewing Company Melonhead can?! 😻 Submit a funny photo and your adoption story to melonhead@picaroons.ca to have a chance to be featured with the release 💙 *The contest will close on February 25* It’s time ...
N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Third Quarter Results

N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Third Quarter Results

**** NSLC Media Release N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION–Third Quarter Results ————————————————————— The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its third quarter results today, Feb. 18, for Sept. 30 to Dec. 29. There continues to be strong growth in all local beverage alcohol product categories. Nova Scotia ready-to-drink sales, driven primarily by vodka coolers, were up 79.8 ...
Municipal programs and services on Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17

Municipal programs and services on Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17

**** HRM Media Release Municipal programs and services on Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17 The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that municipal programs and services will operate on a reduced service level on the provincial statutory holiday Nova Scotia Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17. This year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day will honour ...
Halifax Regional Police Bully Hotline

Halifax Regional Police Bully Hotline

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police Bully Hotline Support & advice to address bullying: call or text 902-490-SAVE (7283)  email bullyhotline@halifax.ca The team is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday. After hours and on weekends, please leave a message and a team member will get back to you the next business day. Students: You don’t ...
Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in Halifax

Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in Halifax

**** HRFE Release Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment in Halifax If you like helping people, appreciate continuous learning, and are physically fit, you may be an ideal candidate for a position as a volunteer firefighter. Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency (HRFE) is dedicated to saving lives and protecting property through fire prevention, fire suppression, and public education. ...
Consider your pets when planning for emergencies.

Consider your pets when planning for emergencies.

(HRFE) Pets During Emergencies Consider your pets when planning for emergencies. Know where to take your pets in an emergency and remember their needs when creating your family preparedness kit. Before Find a safe place for your pets to stay Make sure your pets wear current ID tags all the time, and that carries for ...