Monday, January 18, 2021

General Interests

Spear phishing is one of the most common and most dangerous attack methods currently used to conduct fraud

Spear phishing is one of the most common and most dangerous attack methods currently used to conduct fraud

**** Anti-Fraud Centre Release Fraud Alert! Spear phishing is one of the most common and most dangerous attack methods currently used to conduct fraud, usually on businesses and organizations. Fraudsters take their time to collect information on their intended targets, so they can send convincing emails seemingly from a trusted source. Warning signs unsolicited emails ...
Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy’s Cove

Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy’s Cove

**** DEVELOP NOVA SCOTIA Release Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy’s Cove ————————————————————-Peggy’s Cove is a beloved, iconic part of Nova Scotia and one of the province’s most popular tourist areas. To help ensure a safe, accessible and engaging experience for visitors, business operators and residents, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of ...
Yeti 25A Fast Charge Power Supplies  / Rogue Home Timers recalled due to Fire Hazard

Yeti 25A Fast Charge Power Supplies / Rogue Home Timers recalled due to Fire Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Yeti 25A Fast Charge Power Supplies recalled due to Fire Hazard Product description: This recall involves all Yeti 25A Fast Charge power supplies with model number 98080.The power supply is an accessory to and is used for faster recharging of Goal Zero’s Yeti power stations. It comes with a standard 100-240v ...
Tattoo Artist Raises More Than $2,500 for Cape Breton SPCA

Tattoo Artist Raises More Than $2,500 for Cape Breton SPCA

**** NSHA Media Release Tattoo Artist Raises More Than $2,500 for Cape Breton SPCA Vanessa Darling, a tattoo apprentice at Rowe’s Tattoo, raised $2,560 for the Cape Breton SPCA through animal-themed tattoos. In five weeks, Darling completed 64 tattoos in support of the SPCA. For every animal-themed tattoo, $40 was donated to help local pets ...
Children aged 12 and under to ride free on Halifax Transit

Children aged 12 and under to ride free on Halifax Transit

**** HRM Media Release Children aged 12 and under to ride free on Halifax Transit Based on the Transportation Standing Committee’s recommendations, Regional Council has directed the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to adopt By-law U-107, an amendment of By-law U-100, the User Charges By-law. This amendment will permanently eliminate transit fares for children 12 years of age ...
Statement regarding Ardmore Hall

Statement regarding Ardmore Hall

**** HRM Media Release Statement regarding Ardmore Hall ​ The following is a municipal statement regarding the status of the partially demolished Ardmore Hall, located at 6399 North Street in Halifax: ​ On Sept. 25 the municipality issued a demolition permit for this site following due diligence with municipal protocols. ​ Based on a number ...
Piller’s brand Oven Roasted Turkey Breast recalled due to pieces of plastic

Piller’s brand Oven Roasted Turkey Breast recalled due to pieces of plastic

**** Recall via Health Canada Piller’s brand Oven Roasted Turkey Breast recalled due to pieces of plastic Oven Roasted Turkey Breast Brand name: Piller’s Common name: Oven Roasted Turkey Breast Size: 375 g Code(s) on product: Best Before 2021 JA 27 EST 550 Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out ...
Halifax Regional Police would like to provide some information to interested citizens on how to access their historical street check data

Halifax Regional Police would like to provide some information to interested citizens on how to access their historical street check data

**** HRP Media Release In response to community feedback asking us to inform interested citizens on how to access their historical street check data, Halifax Regional Police would like to provide some information. As recommended in Dr. Scot Wortley’s 2019 report, HRP no longer retains existing historical street check records. Data is retained in its ...
Panel to Make Recommendations on Teachers’ Pension Plan

Panel to Make Recommendations on Teachers’ Pension Plan

**** LABOUR RELATIONS Media Release Expert Panel to Make Recommendations on Teachers’ Pension Plan—————————————————————-The province and Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) have appointed an independent three-person expert panel to recommend ways to protect and strengthen the Teachers’ Pension Plan.The plan has an unfunded liability of $1.5 billion and a funded ratio of 78.2 per cent ...
Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia for 2020

Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia for 2020

**** SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/INTERNAL SERVICES Media Release Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia————————————————————-Oliver is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name for 2020.​The top 10 names for 2020 are Oliver, Olivia, Benjamin, William, Jack, Charlotte, Levi, Noah, Ivy and Ava, according to Nova Scotia’s Registry of Vital Statistics.​The most popular names usually remain consistent over the ...
Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black recalled due to injury hazard

Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black recalled due to injury hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black recalled due to injury hazard Common name: Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black Product description: This recall involves the Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black. The affected fans ...
Certain Assala, Compliments, The Deli-Shop, and Levitts brands deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Certain Assala, Compliments, The Deli-Shop, and Levitts brands deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

**** Recall via Health Canada Certain Assala, Compliments, The Deli-Shop, and Levitts brands deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes The food recall warning issued on December 15, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Levitts Foods (Canada) ...
Winter recreation programming returns beginning mid-January

Winter recreation programming returns beginning mid-January

**** HRM Media Release Winter recreation programming returns beginning mid-January The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that winter recreation programs, including aquatics will be returning across the region. ​ Programs will be viewable online as of today on halifax.ca/myREC. ​ Registration begins at 10 a.m. each day for all ages: Wednesday, Jan. 6 – All dryland ...
President’s Choice brand spread and dip products recalled due to spoilage

President’s Choice brand spread and dip products recalled due to spoilage

**** Recall via Health Canada President’s Choice brand spread and dip products recalled due to spoilage Roasted Garlic Mayo Spread Brand name: President’s Choice Common name: Roasted Garlic Mayo Spread Size: 300 ml Code(s) on product: 2021 JN 05 UPC: 0 60383 99517 1 Not-So-Secret Spread and Dip Brand name: President’s Choice Common name: Not-So-Secret Spread and Dip Size: 300 ml Code(s) on product: 2021 MA ...
Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack recalled due to injury hazard

Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack recalled due to injury hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack recalled due to injury hazard Common name: Can-Am Off-Road Screw Jack sold as an accessory for Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. Product description: This recall involves the Can-Am Off-Road screw jack sold as an accessory for Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. It features an integrated support base and two fixed ...
Updated: Certain Compliments brand and Levitts brand deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Updated: Certain Compliments brand and Levitts brand deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

**** Recall via Health Canada Updated: Certain Compliments brand and Levitts brand deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes The food recall warning issued on December 7, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc. is ...
Three more Nova Scotia Health sites launch online appointment booking

Three more Nova Scotia Health sites launch online appointment booking

**** NSHA Media Release Three more Nova Scotia Health sites launch online appointment booking Nova Scotia Health is expanding its online appointment booking service. Online appointment booking is now available at the following sites: ​ Cape Breton Regional Hospital (Sydney) X-ray Dartmouth General Hospital X-ray Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital (Lunenburg) X-ray ​ Online booking is now ...
This holiday: plan ahead to protect against porch pirates

This holiday: plan ahead to protect against porch pirates

**** RCMP Media Release This holiday: plan ahead to protect against porch piratesIn the time of COVID-19, many Nova Scotians are doing their holiday shopping online. Potential thieves (“Porch pirates”, as they are sometimes known) arrrrrrrrr looking to take advantage by stealing unattended deliveries.The good news is that by planning ahead, you can protect those ...
Temporary changes to chemical & bacterial water testing at Nova Scotia Health facilities

Temporary changes to chemical & bacterial water testing at Nova Scotia Health facilities

**** NSHA Media Release Temporary changes to chemical & bacterial water testing at Nova Scotia Health facilities The Environmental Services Laboratory at the QEII Health Sciences Centre is not accepting water samples for bacteria or chemical analysis until further notice. This is being done temporarily in order to create capacity for COVID-19 testing.​ ​ Since ...
Expanded Recall: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor recalled due to injury hazard

Expanded Recall: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor recalled due to injury hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Expanded Recall: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor recalled due to injury hazard Common name: Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor Product description: This recall expansion involves the Mastercraft 5 Gallon Air Compressor 1.5-Hp. The following products are included in the recall: Model Number UPC Date Code 058-9315 871613006891 All codes ending in 2014 ...
Scentsy Luminary Jack and Bless This Home Warmers recalled due to Fire Hazard

Scentsy Luminary Jack and Bless This Home Warmers recalled due to Fire Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Scentsy Luminary Jack and Bless This Home Warmers recalled due to Fire Hazard Common name: Scentsy Luminary Jack and Bless This Home Warmers Product description: This recall involves two Scentsy decorative wax warmers. The Luminary Jack warmer is dark grey in colour with pumpkin cut outs. The Bless This Home warmer is ...
Certain Compliments brand, Levitts brand, and The Deli-Shop brand deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Certain Compliments brand, Levitts brand, and The Deli-Shop brand deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

**** Recall via Health Canada Certain Compliments brand, Levitts brand, and The Deli-Shop brand deli meat products recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes The food recall warning issued on November 22, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Levitts Foods ...
Holiday scams and fraud

Holiday scams and fraud

**** Canadian Anti-Frayd Centre Release Holiday scams and fraud The holiday season brings a rise in certain types of scams and fraud. Protect your wallet and personal information by learning about the popular holiday scams and fraud below. Counterfeit merchandise Counterfeiters can easily create websites that look like legitimate manufacturers and offer products at a ...
17 more Nova Scotia Health sites and IWK X-ray launch online appointment booking

17 more Nova Scotia Health sites and IWK X-ray launch online appointment booking

**** NSHA Media Release 17 more Nova Scotia Health sites and IWK X-ray launch online appointment booking Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health are expanding their online appointment booking service. Online appointment booking is now available at the following sites: Aberdeen Hospital (New Glasgow) X-ray Colchester East Hants Health Centre (Truro) X-ray Northside General Hospital ...
Three surveys launching to inform park planning

Three surveys launching to inform park planning

**** HRM Media Release Three surveys launching to inform park planning The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to participate in three surveys to inform future park planning projects. ​ Playing Field StrategyThe municipality is developing a Playing Field Strategy to guide the planning and development of playing fields over the next 15 years to ...
SurgelogicTM NQ SurgeLocTM Surge Protection Device recalled due to Fire Hazard

SurgelogicTM NQ SurgeLocTM Surge Protection Device recalled due to Fire Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada SurgelogicTM NQ SurgeLocTM Surge Protection Device recalled due to Fire Hazard Common name: Surgelogic™ NQ SurgeLoc™ Surge Protection Device Product description: This recall involves the Schneider Electric Surgelogic™ NQ SurgeLoc™ Surge Protection Device. The 3-wire and 4-wire devices are primarily installed in commercial/industrial applications and may include some residential applications. They are black rectangular-shaped ...
Recall:  On certain Hyundai Veracruz SUVs, an engine oil leak could damage the alternator

Recall: On certain Hyundai Veracruz SUVs, an engine oil leak could damage the alternator

**** Recall via Transport Canada On certain Hyundai Veracruz SUVs, an engine oil leak could damage the alternator and cause the charging system warning light to turn on. If you continue to drive with this warning on, the engine could stall suddenly. Transport Canada Recall # 2020-549 Recall Date 2020-11-13 Last Updated 2020-11-27 Notification Type ...
Alliance Outdoor Products X-Stand Treestands recalled due to Fall Hazard 

Alliance Outdoor Products X-Stand Treestands recalled due to Fall Hazard 

**** Recall via Health Canada Alliance Outdoor Products X-Stand Treestands recalled due to Fall Hazard Common name: Certain Alliance Outdoor Products XSCT334 (Silent Adrenaline) and XSCT355 (Apache) X-stand Treestands Product description: This recall involves 2017 model year X-Stand Climbing Treestand Silent Adrenaline XSCT334 and Apache XSCT355. The model is identified on the box and in the instruction ...
Protect yourself from scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Protect yourself from scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

**** RCMP Media Release Protect yourself from scams on Black Friday and Cyber MondayIn the time of COVID-19, many Nova Scotians are taking their shopping online. Scammers are looking to take advantage of this and cash in on Black Friday,​ Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday season.“The more you know about scams, the less ...
Crock-Pot® 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers recalled due to burn hazard

Crock-Pot® 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers recalled due to burn hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Crock-Pot® 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers recalled due to burn hazard Common name: Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers Product description: This recall involves the Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers. The affected Multi-Cookers are identifiable by these model numbers: SCCPPC600-V1 and SCCPPC600-V1-033 which can be found on the label situated at the bottom of the ...
New Emergency Health Services Vehicles to Improve Access to Care

New Emergency Health Services Vehicles to Improve Access to Care

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release New Emergency Health Services Vehicles to Improve Access to Care Government is doing more to alleviate pressure on our emergency health system and our paramedics by freeing up front-line staff from non-emergency tasks.The province has purchased vans for the Emergency Health Services (EHS) system to provide non-clinical transportation for Nova Scotians ...
RCMP Sgt. Tony Upshaw received a cheque for $5,000.00 on behalf of the RCMP Foundation and the RCMP Fallen Officer Fund from Ribbon Fundraiser

RCMP Sgt. Tony Upshaw received a cheque for $5,000.00 on behalf of the RCMP Foundation and the RCMP Fallen Officer Fund from Ribbon Fundraiser

**** Info via Sojourn Signs When the tragic events in Portapique happened in April, the staff of Sojourn Signs wanted to do a fundraiser to support the RCMP Fallen Officer Fund in memory of Cst. Heidi Stevenson along with the families of the victims through the Red Cross Stronger Together Fund. They designed a unique ...
Expanded: Certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips recalled due to possible presence of pieces of glass

Expanded: Certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips recalled due to possible presence of pieces of glass

**** Recall via Health Canada Expanded: Certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips recalled due to possible presence of pieces of glass The food recall warning issued on November 3, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. ...
What is Alert Ready?

What is Alert Ready?

**** EMO Release A test of the #Alertready system will be conducted on TV, radio and compatible mobile device. What is Alert Ready? Alert Ready is Canada’s emergency alerting system. Alert Ready delivers critical and potentially life-saving alerts to Canadians through television, radio and LTE-connected and compatible wireless devices. The Alert Ready system was developed ...
Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

**** Recall via Health Canada Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc. is recalling Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Recalled product Brand Product Size UPC Codes Compliments Smoked Beef Pastrami 175 g 0 ...
My Grandfather’s Farm brand Pumpkin Pie Jam recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

My Grandfather’s Farm brand Pumpkin Pie Jam recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

**** Recall via Health Canada My Grandfather’s Farm brand Pumpkin Pie Jam recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria My Grandfather’s Farm is recalling My Grandfather’s Farm brand Pumpkin Pie Jam from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Recalled product Brand ...
911 emergency: when to call

911 emergency: when to call

**** Info via Novascotia.ca 911 emergency: when to call You can call 911 if your health, safety or property is threatened and you need help right away. The 911 call taker (operator) will notify emergency responders, like fire, police or ambulance. Call 911 for emergencies and get connected to the fire, police or ambulance services ...
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 an investigator with a government agency or police department. ​ ​ There are always new scams that criminals use to try to ...
Holiday shopping safety tips

Holiday shopping safety tips

**** HRP Media Release Holiday shopping safety tips Holiday shopping season is in full swing. Whether you’re going to stores or shopping online, Halifax Regional Police have a few simple tips to grinch-proof your holiday purchases. Online shopping Shop from your personal device at home on a trusted network. Use different user ID and passwords ...
National Drone Safety Awareness Day – November 13

National Drone Safety Awareness Day – November 13

**** Transport Canada Release National Drone Safety Awareness Day – November 13 On November 13, join us in celebrating National Drone Safety Awareness Day, or Drone Safety Day. Drone Safety Day is aimed at sharing drone safety success stories and highlighting the interesting and innovative ways drones are being used across Canada. How to participate ...
Chimney fires can occur at anytime if your chimney hasn’t been properly cleaned and checked for external and internal damage prior to winter use. But do you know what to look for?

Chimney fires can occur at anytime if your chimney hasn’t been properly cleaned and checked for external and internal damage prior to winter use. But do you know what to look for?

**** Info via the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association Chimney fires can occur at anytime if your chimney hasn’t been properly cleaned and checked for external and internal damage prior to winter use. But do you know what to look for? Here’s some tips: Fast-burning chimney fires are extremely obvious, as fire rapidly consumes flammable residue ...
Philips Hue 40 Watt outdoor power supply units (PSU) recalled due to risk of electric shock

Philips Hue 40 Watt outdoor power supply units (PSU) recalled due to risk of electric shock

**** Recall via Health Canada Philips Hue 40 Watt outdoor power supply units (PSU) recalled due to risk of electric shock Philips Hue 40 Watt outdoor power supply units (PSU) Common name: Philips Hue 40 Watt outdoor power supply units (PSU) Product description: This voluntary recall involves Philips Hue 40 Watt outdoor power supply units (PSU) sold ...
State-of-the-Art MRI Helping IWK Patients and Families

State-of-the-Art MRI Helping IWK Patients and Families

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS/IWK HEALTH CENTRE Media Release State-of-the-Art MRI Helping IWK Patients and Families—————————————————————–A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner is now in operation at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.Government invested $6.9 million to purchase the new MRI scanner and complete associated renovations. The new equipment replaces an aging scanner.“Children, youth and families from Nova ...
Three more Nova Scotia Health sites launch online appointment booking

Three more Nova Scotia Health sites launch online appointment booking

**** NSHA  Media Release Three more Nova Scotia Health sites launch online appointment booking Nova Scotia Health is expanding its online appointment booking service. Online appointment booking is now available at the following sites: ​ Buchanan Memorial Health Centre in Neil’s Harbour: blood collection, X-ray, EKG North Cumberland Memorial Hospital in Pugwash: blood collection, X-ray, ...
RCMP warns public about phone scams requesting a SIN

RCMP warns public about phone scams requesting a SIN

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns public about phone scams requesting a SIN The Nova Scotia RCMP is warning the public about a number of phone scams being reported throughout the Cape Breton. The phone calls involve someone calling from​ 1-800​ numbers, local numbers and the RCMP toll-free number (1-800-803-7267) and saying that there are issues ...
Province Continues Support for Film and Television Fund

Province Continues Support for Film and Television Fund

**** BUSINESS Media Release Province Continues Support for Film and Television Fund———————————————————————————Film and television productions employ local tradespeople and film crews, develop local creative talent and showcase the province on the world stage.​That is why government is continuing the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund for another five years, until 2025-26.“The fund is ...
Certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips recalled due to possible presence of pieces of glass

Certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips recalled due to possible presence of pieces of glass

**** Recall via Health Canada Certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips recalled due to possible presence of pieces of glass Miss Vickie’s Canada is recalling certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips from the marketplace due to possible presence of pieces of glass. Consumers should not consume and retailers, restaurants, and institutions ...
HRFE wishes to remind you to ‘fall back’ tomorrow night before you go to bed.

HRFE wishes to remind you to ‘fall back’ tomorrow night before you go to bed.

**** HRFE Media Release Reset your clocks, change your batteries Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) wishes to remind you to ‘fall back’ tomorrow night before you go to bed. When you turn back your clocks by an hour, you should also change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Also remember to ...
Online booking expands to five more Nova Scotia Health sites

Online booking expands to five more Nova Scotia Health sites

**** NSHA Media Release Online booking expands to five more Nova Scotia Health sites Nova Scotia Health is expanding its online appointment booking service. Online appointment booking is now available at the following sites: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ QEII’s Victoria General (VG) X-Ray ​ ​ ​ ​ Barrington Blood Collection ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Investments to Improve Community Facilities

Investments to Improve Community Facilities

**** COMMUNITIES/ HERITAGE Release Investments to Improve Community Facilities——————————————————————————————————————————NOTE: A list of 2020 grant recipients follows this release.—————————————————————Nova Scotia communities depend on safe spaces where people can gather, celebrate and connect. To support these spaces, the province is investing in 36 projects that will improve existing cultural and community facilities.​ ​The Brunswick Street Mission in ...
RCMP: Plan ahead for a safe Halloween

RCMP: Plan ahead for a safe Halloween

**** RCMP Media Release Plan ahead for a safe HalloweenThe countdown to Halloween is on but before you bust out the costumes and hit the streets to trick-or-treat, plan ahead to ensure everyone is prepared to celebrate safely.We all have a role to play in keeping everyone safe. Whether you’re planning to take the kids ...
(NSLC) released its second quarter financial results today, Oct. 27, for June 29 to Sept. 27

(NSLC) released its second quarter financial results today, Oct. 27, for June 29 to Sept. 27

**** N.S. LIQUOR CORPORATION Release Second Quarter Results—————————————————————–The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its second quarter financial results today, Oct. 27, for June 29 to Sept. 27.It was a very strong quarter with a 6.3 per cent increase in sales to $216.6 million with $194.5 million in beverage alcohol sales and $22.1 million in ...
Protect your business from​ payment redirect scams

Protect your business from​ payment redirect scams

**** RCMP Media Release Protect your business from​ payment redirect scams The Nova Scotia RCMP is warning businesses to use caution when sending or receiving account or payment information over email. The Nova Scotia​ RCMP Commercial Crime Section has noticed an increase in reported cases of business emails being hacked to redirect electronic payments.​ Scammers ...
Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Products recalled due to potential microbial contamination

Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Products recalled due to potential microbial contamination

**** Recall via Health Canada Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Products recalled due to potential microbial contamination Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Common name: Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes Product description: This recall involves Cottonelle® & Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes products. The UPC code is located on the bottom of the package. The recalled product can also be identified by entering ...
Nova Scotia Municipal Elections Successfully Completed, Op-ed

Nova Scotia Municipal Elections Successfully Completed, Op-ed

**** MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS/HOUSING Release Nova Scotia Municipal Elections Successfully Completed, Op-ed—————————————————————–NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Chuck Porter.—————————————————————–As Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, I want to congratulate everyone who participated in this year’s municipal elections and I am grateful to everyone who took the time to vote.We depend ...
Influenza Vaccine Now Available in Nova Scotia

Influenza Vaccine Now Available in Nova Scotia

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Influenza Vaccine Now Available in Nova Scotia————————————————————–All Nova Scotians over six months old are encouraged to get a flu shot this year.The seasonal influenza vaccine is now available from most pharmacies, family doctors, family practice nurses, nurse practitioners and clinics.​It can take up to two weeks for the vaccination to provide ...
Heating Assistance Rebate Program Opens

Heating Assistance Rebate Program Opens

**** SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA Media Release Heating Assistance Rebate Program Opens—————————————————————–Home heating costs can be difficult for low-income Nova Scotians to afford, which is why the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) is once again available.Applications are now open for the 2020-21 heating season. The program provides a rebate of up to $200 to low-income Nova ...
Don’t let your cottage be targeted by thieves this winter

Don’t let your cottage be targeted by thieves this winter

**** RCMP Media Release Don’t let your cottage be targeted by thieves this winter ​ Every year, the RCMP responds to multiple reports of break and enters at cottages and cabins during the winter months. ​ Break and enters are frequently crimes of opportunity​ at seasonal properties as they are often located in isolated areas, ...
Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes to the Executive Council (cabinet) today, Oct. 13

Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes to the Executive Council (cabinet) today, Oct. 13

**** PREMIER’S OFFICE Release Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet—————————————————————–Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes to the Executive Council (cabinet) today, Oct. 13.Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, MLA for Lunenburg, joins cabinet as Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Minister of Gaelic Affairs.Former Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine becomes Minister of the Department of Health and Wellness. ...
The Dartmouth SPCA is looking for a suitable rat cages for some little ones they have

The Dartmouth SPCA is looking for a suitable rat cages for some little ones they have

**** Info via NS SPCA The Dartmouth SPCA is looking for a suitable rat cages for some little ones we have! 🐾 The habitat we have is not suitable long term and we want to make sure they are as comfortable as possible in their temporary homes with us ☺️ The attached photo is similar ...
Griffith Foods brand seasonings and sauces recalled due to Salmonella

Griffith Foods brand seasonings and sauces recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Griffith Foods brand seasonings and sauces recalled due to Salmonella Summary Category: Microbiological – Salmonella Alert type: Recall Department: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Hazard classification: Class 2 Alert sub-type: Notification Recalling firm: Griffith Foods Ltd. Distribution: National Butter Chicken MRND REV. 2% COL Brand name: Griffith Foods Common name: Butter Chicken MRND REV. 2% COL Size: 25 kg Code(s) on product: Lot code: 8021942390 (BB 21-FE-22) Product code: 15388701 ...
(Update) Eggs from Hilly Acres Farm recalled due to Salmonella

(Update) Eggs from Hilly Acres Farm recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Eggs from Hilly Acres Farm recalled due to Salmonella   Summary Category: Microbiological – Salmonella Alert type: Recall Department: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Hazard classification: Class 2 Alert sub-type: Updated Food Recall Warning Recalling firm: Hilly Acres Farm Distribution: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia Extent of the product distribution: Retail The issue The food recall warning issued on ...
Liming Helps Fish Habitat

Liming Helps Fish Habitat

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE Release Liming Helps Fish Habitat ——————————————Acid rain in Nova Scotia harms fish habitat important to sportfishing, valued at about $65 million annually to the provincial economy.The province is using agricultural lime to reduce the effects of acid rain and support restoration of trout and wild Atlantic salmon habitat in the West River near ...
Navy: Testing of Ceremonial Cannons to Occur at CFB Halifax Stadacona on Wednesday, October 7.

Navy: Testing of Ceremonial Cannons to Occur at CFB Halifax Stadacona on Wednesday, October 7.

**** Navy Release ‼️ Public Service Announcement ‼️ Testing of Ceremonial Cannons to Occur at CFB Halifax Stadacona on Wednesday, October 7. October 6, 2020 – Halifax, N.S. – Department of National Defence / Royal Canadian Navy Residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality, especially those in the vicinity of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax Stadacona ...
Cyber Security Awareness Month

Cyber Security Awareness Month

**** HRP Media Release Cyber Security Awareness Month ​ October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Halifax Regional Police is encouraging everyone to learn more about how they can stay safe online. ​ You can start by taking stock of what devices and accounts you use to get online. Your online accounts contain a lot ...
Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens,  Alfalfa recalled due to Salmonella

Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens,  Alfalfa recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens,  Alfalfa recalled due to Salmonella The Food Recall Warning issued on September 19, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation. Sunsprout Natural Foods is recalling Sunsprout brand Micro – ...
RCMP warning public about threatening​ solicitation​ scams

RCMP warning public about threatening​ solicitation​ scams

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warning public about threatening​ solicitation​ scams​ The Nova Scotia RCMP is warning the public about a number​ of threatening phone and computer scams being reported throughout the province.​ There are many types of scams on the rise in the province and​ the most recent one involves callers falsely representing an​ ...
Happy Planet brand Berkeley Butternut Squash Soup and Thai Coconut Soup recalled due to spoilage

Happy Planet brand Berkeley Butternut Squash Soup and Thai Coconut Soup recalled due to spoilage

**** Recall via Health Canada Happy Planet brand Berkeley Butternut Squash Soup and Thai Coconut Soup recalled due to spoilage   Berkeley Butternut Squash Soup Brand name: Happy Planet Common name: Berkeley Butternut Squash Soup Size: 2 x 832 ml Code(s) on product: All Best Before dates from 2020OC30 up to and including 2020DE05 UPC: 7 79172 61647 9 Thai Coconut Soup Brand name: Happy ...
Kobalt Cordless Chainsaw recalled due to Laceration Hazard

Kobalt Cordless Chainsaw recalled due to Laceration Hazard

**** Recall via Environment Canada Kobalt Cordless Chainsaw recalled due to Laceration Hazard Common name: Kobalt 40V Lithium-Ion 12-inch Cordless Chainsaw Product description: This voluntary recall involves the Kobalt 40V Lithium-Ion 12-inch Cordless Chainsaw. The following products are included in the recall: Description Model Number UPC Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Included) KCS 120-07 ...
Did you know that each season has both an astronomical start and a meteorological start?

Did you know that each season has both an astronomical start and a meteorological start?

**** Info via Environment Canada Did you know that each season has both an astronomical start and a meteorological start? It sounds complicated, but it’s not! The astronomical start date is based on the position of the Sun in relation to the Earth, while the meteorological start date is based on the 12-month calendar and ...
HRP reminds everyone to be responsible neighbours

HRP reminds everyone to be responsible neighbours

**** HRP Media Release HRP reminds everyone to be responsible neighbours ​ Each year, our region welcomes thousands of students in September. Halifax Regional Police would like to remind everyone to do their part to help maintain a positive quality of life in our neighbourhoods. ​ The major neighbourhood concern is often noise, but police ...
Health Canada reviews safety of drug Fibristal again following new case of liver injury

Health Canada reviews safety of drug Fibristal again following new case of liver injury

**** HEALTH CANADA Release Health Canada reviews safety of drug Fibristal again following new case of liver injury Health Canada continues to monitor safety information involving Fibristal (ulipristal acetate) as it does for all health products on the Canadian market. The Department is again reviewing the risk of serious liver injury associated with Fibristal, in ...
Government Invests in Museum Infrastructure

Government Invests in Museum Infrastructure

**** COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Release Government Invests in Museum Infrastructure —————————————————————– Museums play an important role in preserving Nova Scotia’s unique history and culture and attracting visitors to the province. That is why government is investing more than $7 million to complete shovel-ready repairs and updates at 11 Nova Scotia Museum sites across the province. “Our museums ...
Nova Scotians and Maritimers Encouraged to Keep Rediscovering Nova Scotia This Fall

Nova Scotians and Maritimers Encouraged to Keep Rediscovering Nova Scotia This Fall

**** TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA Release Nova Scotians and Maritimers Encouraged to Keep Rediscovering Nova Scotia This Fall —————————————————————- Tourism Nova Scotia launched new marketing campaigns this week encouraging locals and Maritimers to keep rediscovering Nova Scotia throughout the fall. “These campaigns support extending the tourism season by focusing on the many great fall activities we ...
Consumers are protected under the Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection legislation

Consumers are protected under the Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection legislation

**** NS Government Release Consumers are protected under the Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection legislation Many of your rights as a consumer are protected by the Consumer Protection Act. The act covers general consumer protections, as well the most common consumer transactions, like online shopping, gift cards and warranties. When you buy a ...
Register for a free online wellness program this fall​

Register for a free online wellness program this fall​

**** NSHA Media Release Register for a free online wellness program this fall​ Do you wonder how you can get a better night’s sleep? Have you thought about the connection between what you eat and how you feel? Do you want to improve your strength but are not sure where to start? Are you looking ...
Recall on Ford and Lincoln / Jeep and Ram vehicles

Recall on Ford and Lincoln / Jeep and Ram vehicles

**** Recall via Transport Canada Recall: On certain Ford and Lincoln vehicles, the front brake hoses could fail, causing the brake fluid to leak. If this happens, the driver may experience a change in brake pedal feel and travel. This can cause reduced brake performance, which could increase the risk of a crash. Recall Date ...
Merkury 4-Port Charger with Wireless Pad recalled due to fire hazard

Merkury 4-Port Charger with Wireless Pad recalled due to fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Merkury 4-Port Charger with Wireless Pad recalled due to fire hazard Common name: Merkury 4-Port Charger with Wireless Pad Product description: This recall involves the Merkury 4-Port Charger with Wireless Pad with Product Number 399-3581 and Model Number MIC-QISC2. The model number can be found on the back of the unit. Hazard ...
Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

**** DEVELOP NOVA SCOTIA Release Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians ————————————————————– Access to reliable, high-speed internet service across the province gives Nova Scotians more options in choosing where to live and work. That is why government invested $193 million to expand internet access. Today, Sept. 1, Develop Nova Scotia announced the second ...
In order to maintain high quality water throughout the Lively Road area water distribution system, crews will be the flushing the system Monday, August 31st

In order to maintain high quality water throughout the Lively Road area water distribution system, crews will be the flushing the system Monday, August 31st

**** Halifax Water Release In order to maintain high quality water throughout the Lively Road area water distribution system, crews will be the flushing the system Monday, August 31st. Customers on Stratmore Lane, Woody’s Lane and Lively Rd (civic 15-112) may experience discoloured water during this work. The flushing activity will take place from approximately ...
NSLC First-Quarter Results

NSLC First-Quarter Results

**** NOVA SCOTIA LIQUOR CORPORATION Release NSLC First-Quarter Results ————————————————————– The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its first-quarter financial results today, Aug. 25, for April 1 to June 28, 2020. It was an unprecedented quarter with a 5.3 per cent increase in sales to $184.2 million with $166.8 million in beverage alcohol sales and ...
Flying your drone safely and legally

Flying your drone safely and legally

**** Transport  Canada Release Rules for drones in Canada  These rules came into effect on June 1, 2019 Drones are aircraft—which makes you a pilot. When you fly your drone, you’re sharing the skies with other drones and aircraft. Before you fly, understand the rules you must follow and review our safety tips. Legal requirements ...
New Contest Encourages Nova Scotians to Explore Their Province

New Contest Encourages Nova Scotians to Explore Their Province

**** TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA Related New Contest Encourages Nova Scotians to Explore Their Province ————————————————————- A new contest launched by Tourism Nova Scotia this week encourages Nova Scotians and Atlantic Canadians to explore the province and support local businesses. The Ultimate Nova Scotia Road Trip contest invites people to post photos of themselves enjoying one, ...
Government Awards Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre Contract

Government Awards Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre Contract

**** INFRASTRUCTURE / NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH Media Release Government Awards Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre Contract ————————————————————- Government continues to move forward with the province’s largest health-care project to date. EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare was awarded the contract to design, build, finance and maintain the new Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake, Halifax, which is part ...
Bedford Highway – Wastewater System Maintenance

Bedford Highway – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Bedford Highway – Wastewater System Maintenance Halifax Water will be undertaking scheduled wastewater system maintenance tomorrow (Thursday, August 20th) near 44 Bedford Highway in Halifax. This work will take place from 6:00 PM – approximately 10:00 PM. Outbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the work zone near 44 ...
Planned Water Service Shutdown – Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive

Planned Water Service Shutdown – Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive

**** Halifax Water Release Planned Water Service Shutdown – Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive Brycon Construction Ltd., on behalf of Halifax Water will be undertaking a planned water service shutdown in the areas of Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive beginning the evening of Friday, August 21st. The water service shutdown and construction activity will take ...
RCMP warns public about​ any solicitation requesting payment via cryptocurrency

RCMP warns public about​ any solicitation requesting payment via cryptocurrency

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns public about​ any solicitation requesting payment via cryptocurrency The Nova Scotia RCMP​ is warning the public about a number of phone and computer scams requesting payment with cryptocurrency or gift-cards being reported throughout the province. Various types of scams are on the rise in the province, the most recent ...
NS SPCA: If you are able to donate needed items , please feel free to drop them off!

NS SPCA: If you are able to donate needed items , please feel free to drop them off!

**** NS SPCA  Release “How could this be? 🙀 While helping the shelter staff with their morning clean, Galya noticed we are low on the following items: ▪️paper towel ▪️litter scoops ▪️toilet paper ▪️bleach ▪️and wet cat food If you are able to donate any of the items listed above, please feel free to drop ...
Range survey to occur at closed West Chezzetcook Air Weapons Range

Range survey to occur at closed West Chezzetcook Air Weapons Range

**** CFB Halifax Release 📢❗️ Public Service Announcement ❗️📢 Range survey to occur at closed West Chezzetcook Air Weapons Range Residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality, especially those in the vicinity of the closed West Chezzetcook Air Weapons Range located east of Grand Desert, are to be advised that Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will ...
Thule Sleek Strollers recalled due to possible fall hazard

Thule Sleek Strollers recalled due to possible fall hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Thule Sleek Strollers recalled due to possible fall hazard Common name: Thule Sleek Strollers Product description: This recall involves the Thule Sleek Stroller with the following product numbers: 11000001-5,11000017,11000330,11000337-342, and manufacturing date codes of May 2018 through September 2019. The product label is located on the lower inside frame of the stroller. ...
RCMP warns public about​ phone scams requesting a SIN​

RCMP warns public about​ phone scams requesting a SIN​

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns public about​ phone scams requesting a SIN​ The Nova Scotia RCMP​ is warning the public about a number of phone scams being reported throughout the province. The phone calls involve someone calling from​ 1-800 numbers, local numbers and the RCMP toll-free number (1-800-803-7267) and saying that there are issues with ...
Red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc. and imported from the USA recalled due to Salmonella

Red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc. and imported from the USA recalled due to Salmonella

**** Recall via Health Canada Red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc. and imported from the USA recalled due to Salmonella The food recall warning issued on August 1, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food ...
Advisory: Possible Discoloured Water – Hammonds Plains/Glen Arbour Area Due To Firefighting

Advisory: Possible Discoloured Water – Hammonds Plains/Glen Arbour Area Due To Firefighting

**** Halifax Water Release Possible Discoloured Water – Hammonds Plains/Glen Arbour Area Due To Firefighting Due to firefighting activities on the Hammonds Plains Road near Long Burn Drive, some customers in the Hammonds Plains – Glen Arbour area may experience temporarily discoloured water due to higher than normal water flows required to fight the fire. ...
(Update) Kearney Lake Beach closure – Utility Work

(Update) Kearney Lake Beach closure – Utility Work

**** HRM Media Release Kearney Lake Beach closure – Utility Work Kearney Lake Road – Utility Work The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Nova Scotia Power will be completing utility work in the area of Kearney Lake between Hamshaw Drive and Larry Uteck Boulevard will continue Wednesday August 12 and Thursday, August 13. ...
NS SPCA: Stu has noticed that we are running very low on wet food!

NS SPCA: Stu has noticed that we are running very low on wet food!

**** NS SPCA Release “If you have a cat, you know they don’t like seeing the bottom of their food bowl 🥣 Stu has noticed that we are running very low on wet food! The Dartmouth SPCA feeds all of our cats the Hills Science Diet. If you are able to make a donation to ...
Triangle Tube’s Prestige Solo & Prestige Excellence Condensing Gaz Boilers Recalled to Repair Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

Triangle Tube’s Prestige Solo & Prestige Excellence Condensing Gaz Boilers Recalled to Repair Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Triangle Tube’s Prestige Solo & Prestige Excellence Condensing Gaz Boilers Recalled to Repair Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard Common name: Triangle Tube’s Prestige Solo and Prestige Excellence Gaz Boilers Product description: This recall involves 22 models of the Prestige Solo & Prestige Excellence condensing gas boilers manufactured between November ...
Did you receive unsolicited seeds? Contact your regional CFIA office right away

Did you receive unsolicited seeds? Contact your regional CFIA office right away

(Notice) Advisory via CFIA The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is investigating reports of individuals receiving unsolicited packages of seeds. Do not plant seeds from unknown origins. Unauthorized seeds could be the seeds of invasive plants, or carry plant pests, which can be harmful when introduced into Canada. These species can invade agricultural and natural ...
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 spoofs the phone number to appear to be from local phone numbers and government agencies. ​ A common theme of late involves the scammer advising ...
Coolmore 12 foot Super Bounce Trampoline recalled due to risk of injury

Coolmore 12 foot Super Bounce Trampoline recalled due to risk of injury

**** Recall via Health Canada Coolmore 12 foot Super Bounce Trampoline recalled due to risk of injury Common name: Coolmore brand 12 foot Super Bounce trampoline with Enclosure and Fiberglass Ladder Product description: This recall involves black and blue Coolmore brand trampoline with upper ring system, equipped with “Easy Assembly Function”. The trampolines include a durable powder ...
President’s Choice® Cordless Electric Kettle / Home Accents Holiday Artificial Christmas Trees recalled due to risk of Burn or Fire hazard

President’s Choice® Cordless Electric Kettle / Home Accents Holiday Artificial Christmas Trees recalled due to risk of Burn or Fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada President’s Choice® Cordless Electric Kettle recalled due to Burn Hazard President’s Choice® Cordless Glass Electric Kettle Common name: President’s Choice® Cordless Glass Electric Kettle Product description: This recall involves select PC® Cordless Glass Electric Kettle, 1.7L with the UPC 058703098701 and model number PC 3718. Only the following date codes are affected by this ...
Public surveys on construction noise and grade alteration by-laws

Public surveys on construction noise and grade alteration by-laws

**** HRM Media Release Public surveys on construction noise and grade alteration by-laws The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to complete two online surveys seeking feedback on potential changes to existing municipal regulations relating to grading and construction noise in residential areas. The Grade Alteration and Stormwater Management By-Law Online Survey proposes condensing three existing grade ...
RCMP has received reports of phone scams in different parts of the province

RCMP has received reports of phone scams in different parts of the province

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP has received reports of phone scams in different parts of the province today and wants to alert the public. In Inverness County, calls have been reported from 800 numbers and local numbers where the caller states there are issues with the victim’s Social Insurance Number, and unless personal ...
Nova Scotia Angling Licences Available Online

Nova Scotia Angling Licences Available Online

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE Media Release Nova Scotia Angling Licences Available Online ————————————————————- Anglers in Nova Scotia can now purchase their general and salmon sportfishing licences online. “Sportfishing is a popular past time and thousands of licences are sold every year,” said Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell. “We are modernizing the purchase and delivery of general ...
President’s Choice brand Beefless Undeniable Burgers recalled due to presence of pieces of wood

President’s Choice brand Beefless Undeniable Burgers recalled due to presence of pieces of wood

**** Recall via Health Canada President’s Choice brand Beefless Undeniable Burgers recalled due to presence of pieces of wood Summary Category: Extraneous Material Alert type: Recall Department: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Hazard classification: Class 2 Alert sub-type: Notification Recalling firm: Loblaw Companies Limited Distribution: National Extent of the product distribution: Retail Beefless Undeniable Burger (Frozen) Brand name: President’s Choice Common name: Beefless Undeniable Burger (Frozen) ...
RCMP warn public of phone scam in the Digby area

RCMP warn public of phone scam in the Digby area

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warn public of phone scam in the Digby area ​  Digby RCMP is warning the public about a phone scam where the caller, who may appear to be calling from a local telephone number, requests the victim’s social insurance number. The RCMP is aware of four such calls in recent days ...
Theodore Too is up for sale

Theodore Too is up for sale

**** Info via http://www.scrutonmarine.com/ Theodore Too is up for sale It looks like beloved Halifax Harbor icon (and ambassador) Theodore Too is for sale! The listing is here: http://www.scrutonmarine.com/pv2273.htm ...
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 ...
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 ...