Traffic, Weather & Utility

Snowfall warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada Snowfall warning in effect Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected. Locations: Nova Scotia, from Yarmouth County to Halifax County. Time span: Late Wednesday and Wednesday night. Remarks: The snow will reach western Nova Scotia Wednesday afternoon, and spread to the rest of the province later ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for November​ 2021​ ...

(Update) Power Outages Close Several HRCE Schools/Programs

**** Info via HRCE Power Outages Close Several HRCE Schools/Programs Update Power has been restored to the following schools and they will reopen for day: ​ Bicentennial School Crichton Park Elementary Dartmouth South Academy (including the Pre-Primary Program in the Southdale building) Grosvenor-Wentworth Park Elementary Hawthorn Elementary The following HRCE schools are closed today (Dec. ...

IMPAIRED DRIVING BY DRUG

**** Bridgewater Police Release IMPAIRED DRIVING BY DRUG On Saturday, December 4, 2021, at approximately 11:11 a.m., Bridgewater Police Service responded to a complaint of two (2) people sleeping in a vehicle that was running while parked at the Gateway Plaza on the west side of Bridgewater. An investigation was completed and police arrested a ...

(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect Special weather statement in effect and Wind Warning issued

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Rainfall warning in effect Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Periods of rain, at times heavy beginning near noon and continuing into Tuesday morning. Total rainfall: 30 to 50 mm likely with locally higher amounts. Locations: Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia from Halifax County east to Southern Cape ...

The Halifax Regional Police Traffic Services Unit conducted Operation Christmas, which is a focussed effort on detecting Impaired Driving Offences

**** HRP Media Release The Halifax Regional Police Traffic Services Unit conducted Operation Christmas, which is a focussed effort on detecting Impaired Driving Offences in an effort to make community streets safer. During the evening, just after 10:40 p.m. members in the area of Parkland Drive in Halifax stopped a man for suspicion of driving while impaired. ...

RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle collision ​ At approximately 10:57 a.m. this morning, police were notified of a collision on the Ferry Rd. in Wallace. ​ Cumberland County District RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a SUV off the road in a ditch along the roadway with minor ...

November weather recap via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada November weather recap The west and east coasts of Canada have been pounded by storms this November. Here is a summary of some of the most impactful weather in the country this month.   251 Atlantic Canada Meanwhile on November 22 and 23, a storm system tapping into subtropical moisture ...

Barrington RCMP are investigating after vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in Barrington Passage

**** RCMP Media Release Pedestrian dies in motor vehicle collision ​ Barrington RCMP are investigating after vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in Barrington Passage. ​ Yesterday, at approximately 5:50 p.m., police responded to a collision on Hwy. 3 in Barrington Passage. Police and emergency responders attended the scene and found a 41-year-old Barrington man had ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 3)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 3) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Millwood Drive​ Location: Millwood Drive, from ...

December Temperature Outlook

**** Info via Environment Canada December Temperature Outlook Here is the forecast for the “temperature anomaly” for the month of December. The temperature anomaly is the “difference from normal temperatures” for the entire month. On this first day of “meteorological winter” we are starting to see a stronger signal of more widespread cooler-than-normal conditions in the Yukon, ...

Speed limit changes coming to neighbourhood in west end Halifax

**** HRM Media Release Speed limit changes coming to neighbourhood in west end Halifax​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the residential streets bound by Bayers Road, Windsor Street, Chebucto Road and Connaught Avenue in the west end of Halifax. The ...

Police investigating theft of trailer and construction materials from business

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating theft of trailer and construction materials from business ​ Police are investigating the theft of a trailer and construction materials from a business in Dartmouth that occurred last month. ​ On November 17 police received a report of a theft that occurred on November 3 at Metro Roofing located ...

Traffic Delays – Parade in Eastern Passage

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delays – Parade in Eastern Passage ​ Location: Fisherman’s Cove, Shore Road, Quigley’s Corner and Main Road ​ Date: Sunday, Dec. 5 ​ Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ​ Details: Traffic delays will be in place to facilitate the Eastern Passage Cow Bay Holiday Parade. ​ Traffic impact: Traffic delays are expected as the ...

RCMP charge two people who attempted to flee in a stolen vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge two people who attempted to flee in a stolen vehicle The Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit has charged two people who were located driving a stolen vehicle and attempted to flee from police. On November 30 at approximately 10 a.m., Cumberland County District RCMP responded to a ...

Traffic Delays – Fall River Christmas Parade of Lights

**** HRM Media Release   Traffic Delays – Fall River Christmas Parade of Lights ​ Location: Lockview Road, Fall River Road, and Highway 2 ​ Date: Sunday, Dec. 5 ​ Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ​ Details: Traffic delays will be in place to facilitate the Fall River Christmas Parade of Lights. ​ Traffic impact: Traffic delays are expected ...

RCMP issues over 130 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrests three impaired drivers

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP issues over 130 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrests three impaired drivers Halifax District RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services issued 132 Summary Offence Tickets under the Motor Vehicle Act and arrested three drivers for impaired driving in the Halifax Regional Municipality in a week. Between November 15 and November 22, ...

Police charge man with break and enter and theft from vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with break and enter and theft from vehicle ​ Police have charged a man in relation to a break and enter into a business and a theft from a vehicle that occurred in Halifax over the weekend. ​ On November 28 at approximately 6:40 a.m. police responded to ...

Update – The pedestrian who was struck on November 26 in Halifax has died as a result of his injuries

**** HRP Media Release Update: Pedestrian Vehicle Collision ​ The pedestrian who was struck on November 26 in Halifax has died as a result of his injuries. ​ At approximately 5:45 p.m. on November 26 police responded to Sylvia Avenue for a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle driven by ...

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada Special weather statement in effect —- ENDED Potentially significant rainfall is expected early in the week. Total rainfall: 30 to 70 mm. Locations: Most of mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island. Time span: starting in the morning on Monday in western Nova Scotia and spreading eastward throughout the day. ...

Police investigate Pedestrian / Vehicle Injury Collision.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Pedestrian / Vehicle Injury Collision. At 5:46​ p.m. on Friday, November 26st, 2021, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a motor vehicle collision that had just occured in the 0-100 block of Sylvia Avenue in Halifax. A pedestrian on the roadway was struck and injured as a result of ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 26)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 26) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Quinpool Road Location: Quinpool Road, from ...

Traffic Delays – Parade in Spryfield

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delays – Parade in Spryfield ​ Location: Punch Bowl Drive, Herring Cove Road, Dentith Road, Spryfield Mall ​ Date: Sunday, Nov. 28 ​ Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ​ Details: Traffic delays will be in place to facilitate the Spryfield Santa Claus Parade. ​ Traffic impact: Traffic delays are expected as the parade travels ...

A little-known temperature scale

**** Info via Environment Canada A little-known temperature scale Temperature scales give us a way of quantifying and measuring how hot or cold a material is. In the field of weather and climate – Fahrenheit and Celsius scales are frequently used, while the absolute zero-based Kelvin scale is more commonly used in research and other ...

Speed limit changes coming to area of Lower Sackville

**** HRM Media Release Speed limit changes coming to area of Lower Sackville​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the residential streets bound by Glendale Drive and Cobequid Road in Lower Sackville. All streets with reduced speeds are inside the highlighted ...

Road Closure – Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting

**** HRM Media Release Road Closure – Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting ​ Location: Sackville Drive, from Acadia Lane to Sackville Cross Road ​ Date: Friday, Nov. 26 ​ Time: 7:25 p.m. to 7:35 p.m. ​ Details: Street closures will be in place to facilitate attendees’ exit from the Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting. ​ Traffic impact: RCMP will be on-site to briefly ...

Update – The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier today in Dartmouth has succumbed to her injuries

**** HRP Media Release Update: Pedestrian Vehicle Collision The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier today in Dartmouth has succumbed to her injuries. ​ At approximately 8:15 a.m. police responded to a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of Pleasant Street. The 27-year-old woman ...

Nova Scotians Encouraged to ‘Be Winter Ready’

**** CNS Media Release Nova Scotians Encouraged to ‘Be Winter Ready’ —————————————————————- The Province is encouraging all Nova Scotians to prepare themselves and their vehicles for winter conditions before the snow starts to fall. “As Nova Scotians, we know our weather can be unpredictable,” said Finance and Treasury Board Minister Allan MacMaster, on behalf of ...

(Update) Police are on scene a vehicle pedestrian collision

**** HRP Media Release Police are on scene a vehicle pedestrian collision ​ Update: Pedestrian Vehicle Collision The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier today in Dartmouth has succumbed to her injuries. . Police are on scene of a vehicle pedestrian collision in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 8:15 a.m. police responded to a ...

Winter safety tips for motorists

**** HRP Media Release Winter safety tips for motorists With winter weather arriving soon to our region, Halifax Regional Police is sharing some winter safety tips to help road users be winter ready. Vehicle maintenance Plan ahead to ensure your vehicle is roadworthy. Check your safety inspection sticker and the tread on your tires. Keep ...

Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 23, 2021, 1:20 p.m. update

**** EMO Media Release Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 23, 2021, 1:20 p.m. update ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality’s Emergency Management Division continues to closely monitor the weather system as it moves across our region. Halifax Transit: Halifax Transit bus and ferry services are continuing as usual. Please monitor @hfxtransit for updates. Parks & ...

Update: Lake Major Water Supply Plant Upgrades

**** Halifax Water Release Update: Lake Major Water Supply Plant Upgrades ​ Halifax Water has now completed its phase one upgrades at the Lake Major Water Supply Plant. Customers in the communities of Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, North Preston, Westphal and Burnside should see normal water service return over the next few days. There will still be ...

Power outage closes Atlantic View and Marine Drive

Info via HRCE Power outage closes Atlantic View and Marine Drive The following schools are closed for the day due to power outages: ​ ·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Atlantic View Elementary in Lawrencetown ·​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Marine Drive Academy in Sheet Harbour ​ As weather conditions change today, it’s possible additional schools ...

Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 22, 2021

**** HRM Media Release Storm update and impact on municipal services – November 22, 2021 ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality’s Emergency Management Division continues to closely monitor the complex weather system as it moves across our region. The storm is expected to bring in excess of 100-150 mm of rain with winds expected to reach ...

Halifax District RCMP has arrested two 49-year-old men following a recent theft from vehicle in Timberlea

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest two men following theft from vehicle ​ Halifax District RCMP has arrested two 49-year-old men following a recent theft from vehicle in Timberlea. ​ On November 12, police responded to a theft from vehicle at the Bluff Wilderness Trail. The vehicle’s windows were smashed out and credit cars were ...

(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Rainfall warning in effect Heavy rain is expected. Total rainfall: 50 to 100 mm except 100 to 150 mm possible for Halifax County – East of Porters Lake. Location: most of mainland Nova Scotia Time span: beginning Monday morning and continuing into mid week. Remarks: An intense low ...

Municipal update regarding efforts to prepare for significant weather event

**** HRM Media Release Municipal update regarding efforts to prepare for significant weather event ​ The municipality’s Emergency Management Division is closely monitoring the weather forecast as a complex weather system is expected to move in to our region as early as Monday morning. Beginning Monday and spanning into Tuesday, the storm is expected to ...

Nova Scotians Advised to Prepare for Fall Storm

**** EMO Media Release Nova Scotians Advised to Prepare for Fall Storm ——————————————————- Batten down the hatches and put away that lawn furniture, Nova Scotia – there’s a storm coming Monday. The Emergency Management Office (EMO) is advising Nova Scotians to take steps now to protect themselves, their loved ones and their property in advance ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision in Port Hawkesbury

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision in Port Hawkesbury Inverness County District RCMP is investigating a fatal vehicle collision that occurred on Reeves St. in Port Hawkesbury. At 7:30​ a.m. on November​ 20, police responded to a report of a vehicle collision on Reeves St. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene ...

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada — ENDED Special weather statement in effect A storm will impact the Maritimes Monday Tuesday and Wednesday likely bringing torrential rain and severe winds Total rainfall: up to 100 mm with locally higher amounts possible Maximum wind gusts: possibly more than 90 km/h, especially along the Atlantic coast. Locations: Nova ...

Residents encouraged to prepare for significant weather event ​

**** EMO Media Release Residents encouraged to prepare for significant weather event ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality’s Emergency Management Division will be monitoring weather forecasts in the coming days as a complex weather system is expected to move into our region as early as Monday morning. Current forecasts indicate widespread rainfall totaling up to 75mm ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 19) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 19)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Herring Cove Road Location: Herring Cove ...

RCMP investigate serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate serious collision Kings District RCMP is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 101 in Wolfville Ridge. On November 18 at approximately 8:40 p.m., police, fire and EHS were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 101 in Wolfville Ridge. Police learned that a blue ...

Traffic Delays – Parade in Downtown Halifax

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delays – Parade in Downtown Halifax ​ Location: Upper Water and Barrington streets, Spring Garden Road, Queen Street, Morris Street and University Avenue, and Robie Street ​ Date: Saturday, Nov. 20 ​ Time: 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. ​ Details: Traffic delays will be in place to facilitate the Holiday Parade of Lights. ​ ...

There is a new process to follow – even if you had subscribed the past.​

**** HRCE Release NEW PROCESS: School Cancellation Notifications There is a new process to follow – even if you had subscribed the past.​ You are receiving this email because you are on our previous list. This will no longer be used and we wanted to let you know how to stay informed. To ensure compliance ...

Nova Scotia RCMP charged 142 drivers with impaired driving related offences in October 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP charged 142 drivers with impaired driving related offences in October 2021 • 67 charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Alcohol • 16 charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Drug • 5 charged with Refusal of a Demand Made by a Peace Officer • 54 ...

Annual fall street leaf cleanup program begins Monday, Nov. 22

**** HRM Media Release Annual fall street leaf cleanup program begins Monday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 (Halifax, NS) – Residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality are encouraged to help keep the streets, sidewalks and public walkways clear of fallen leaves. The annual Fall Street Leaf Cleanup Program begins Monday, Nov. 22 and concludes on ...

Halifax Transit schedule & route changes – Monday, November 22

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Transit schedule & route changes – Monday, November 22, 2021 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that large scale Halifax Transit service changes will take place on Monday, Nov. 22 as part of the Moving Forward Together Plan – Halifax Transit’s long-term plan to ...

Halifax District RCMP arrested and charged a Halifax woman for theft from vehicles and related offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge woman for theft from vehicles and related offences ​Halifax District RCMP arrested and charged a Halifax woman for theft from vehicles and related offences. On November 14 at approximately 6:20 a.m. Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious person checking vehicle on Judy Ave. in Lower ...

Can you identify these people?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identify these people? On October 27 at approximately 5:20 a.m, a Volvo transport truck was stolen in Avonport. The truck was recovered a short time later on Hwy. 101. The inside of the transport truck has video surveillance and was able to capture a number of images of the ...

Halifax District RCMP charge three drivers for stunting in just over 12 hours on November 14

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge three drivers with stunting in just over 12 hours Halifax District RCMP charge three drivers for stunting in just over 12 hours on November 14 in the Halifax Regional Municipality. At 12:15 p.m. a driver was located going 166 km/h in a 110 km/h zone on Hwy. 101 in ...

La Niña is back

**** Info via Environment Canada La Niña is back After observing La Niña conditions emerging in the tropical Pacific Ocean over the late summer and early fall, we can say that La Niña is officially back for a second year in a row. It should reach its peak towards the end of 2021, and then ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 12)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 12) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Quinpool Road Location: 6164 Quinpool Road ...

Driver arrested for impaired driving, flight from police and dangerous driving

**** RCMP Media Release Driver arrested for impaired driving, flight from police and dangerous driving Halifax District RCMP arrested a man for impaired driving, dangerous driving and flight from police. On November 12 at approximately 2:20 a.m. Halifax District RCMP located a truck that was involved in reports of spinning tires and driving erratically. The ...

RCMP charge impaired driver after traffic stop for stunting

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge impaired driver after traffic stop for stunting ​Southwest Nova RCMP Traffic Services have charged an impaired driver after initially pulling the vehicle over for stunting on Hwy. 101 in Avonport. ​ On November 8 at approximately 4:30 p.m., police were conducting speed enforcement on Hwy. 101 when an eastbound ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a serious collision on Hwy.​ 3

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate after serious collision Halifax District RCMP is investigating a serious collision on Hwy.​ 3, St. Margaret’s Bay Rd.​ in Lewis Lake. At 10​ a.m. yesterday, police, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy.​ 3​ in Lewis Lake. Police located two severely damaged vehicles involved ...

Joint Traffic Enforcement Initiative sees over 40 tickets issued

**** RCMP Media Release Joint Traffic Enforcement Initiative sees over 40 tickets issued Antigonish County District RCMP, in partnership with Northeast Traffic Services, Antigonish By-Law Officers and Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Inspectors, conducted a joint traffic enforcement initiative in Antigonish resulting in over 40 tickets being issued. On October 21, the initiative focused on road ...

RCMP charge numerous West Hants drivers in road safety initiative

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge numerous West Hants drivers in road safety initiative West Hants District RCMP has charged a number of drivers after a road safety initiative that took place in various parts of the West Hants Regional Municipality. Between November 4 and 7, police conducted eights check stops and traffic enforcement activities ...

Traffic & Water Service Advisory – Alder Crescent – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Traffic & Water Service Advisory – Alder Crescent – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 152 Alder Crescent, Lower Sackville. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. There is stop-and-go traffic in the ...

Municipal service level adjustments and Traffic Delays for Remembrance Day 2021

**** HRM Media Release Municipal service level adjustments for Remembrance Day 2021 ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments for Remembrance Day, Thursday, Nov. 11: ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours No municipal garbage, organics or recyclables collection services will take place on Remembrance Day. ...

Record high temperatures in northern Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada Record high temperatures in northern Canada As of November 7th, daily temperatures in northern Canada have been systematically above normal for the past 45 days (since September 23). The map below shows that the last 40-day mean of above-normal temperature reaches up to +9 °C in northern Canada, which is high ...

New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a stolen 2013 Honda Civic

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police is investigating a stolen 2013 Honda Civic Nova Scotia Licence Plate FXT 184. This vehicle was stolen from the Aberdeen Hospital Parking lot earlier this morning November 8th 2021. Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call New Glasgow Regional Police at 902-752-1941. ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision in Port L’Hebert

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision in Port L’Hebert ​ Queens District RCMP is investigating a fatal vehicle collision that occurred on East Port L’Hebert Rd. in Port L’Hebert. ​ At approximately 11:45 a.m. on November 5, police responded to a report of a vehicle collision on East Port L’Hebert Rd. Police, ...

West Hants RCMP is appealing to the public for information related to a hit and run involving a pedestrian

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP looking for information in pedestrian hit and run ​ West Hants RCMP is appealing to the public for information related to a hit and run involving a pedestrian on Underwood Rd. in Garlands Crossing. ​ On October 31, between 7 and 8 p.m., a woman was trick-or-treating with her child ...

Winter Tire Safety Tips via Transport Canada

**** Transport Canada Release Winter Tire Safety Tips Transport Canada and the Rubber Association of Canada advise motorists to think about safe driving in winter. Vehicle handling will be improved when tires of the same type, size, speed rating and load index are installed on all four wheels. View a demonstration video showcasing the benefits of using four winter ...

Police advise the public of planned street closures for the Blue Nose Marathon

**** HRP Media Release Police advise the public of planned street closures for the Blue Nose Marathon ​ Police are advising the public of the planned street closures in relation to the Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax this weekend. ​ HRP is prepared for the Blue Nose Marathon and will have officers performing traffic control along ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 4)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 4) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Sackville Drive Location: Sackville Drive, from ...

RCMP investigating fatal off-highway vehicle collision on Hwy. 211

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal off-highway vehicle collision on Hwy. 211 ​ Guysborough County District RCMP is investigating an off-highway vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 211 in Port Bickerton. ​ At approximately 6:15 p.m. yesterday evening, police were notified of an off-highway vehicle collision on Hwy. 211 in Port Bickerton. Police, fire ...

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for October

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for October ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 21 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of October. ​ Of the 21 drivers, 16 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, one was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...

Dyke Road and Cow Bay Road, Eastern Passage – Speed Limit Changes

**** HRM Media Release Dyke Road and Cow Bay Road, Eastern Passage – Speed Limit Changes​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the speed limit will be reduced from 70 km/h to 60 km/h on Dyke Road and a portion of Cow Bay Road in Eastern Passage. A map of the reduced speed ...

Halifax Regional Police issued 60 tickets for speeding, vehicle inspection and other motor vehicle-related offences yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 60 tickets for speeding, unsafe equipment and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 60 tickets for speeding, vehicle inspection and other motor vehicle-related offences yesterday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 60 summary offence tickets: 15 for speeding, 15 for no insurance, 20 for invalid ...

Police are investigating a hit and run that occurred in Dartmouth last month.

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a hit and run that occurred in Dartmouth last month. ​ On October 17 at approximately 8 p.m. police responded to a call involving a vehicle that had struck a man who was crossing in a marked crosswalk in the 300 block of Windmill Road. The driver of ...

Have you seen this trailer?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this trailer? On October 30, police received a report of a travel trailer having been stolen from a property on Loch Lomond Rd, Grand River Falls. Police learned that the trailer was stolen between 5 p.m. on October 24 and 11:15 a.m. on October 30. The trailer is ...

Do you recognize this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Do you recognize this person? On October 23, 2021, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle theft on Hwy. 2 in Grand Lake. Police learned that a red 2022 Mazda CX-5 with NS license plate GTE056 had been stolen between 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. that morning. The ...

Police issue 48 tickets for speeding, stunting and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 48 tickets for speeding, stunting and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 48 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences yesterday. ​ Yesterday, members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 48 summary offence tickets: 14 for speeding, 1 for stunting and 33 for other offences ...

Potentially Discoloured Water – Downtown Halifax

**** Info via Halifax Water Potentially Discoloured Water – Downtown Halifax ​ Due to a water main break at the intersection of George Street & Granville Street, customers in or near downtown Halifax may experience discoloured water. Customers who experience discoloured water should run the COLD water at one faucet for about 10 minutes. You should ...

RCMP arrest man for multiple vehicle break-ins

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man for multiple vehicle break-ins Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man related to a number of vehicle break-ins in Lower Sackville. On October 31, police responded to a report of a vehicle being broken into on Cobequid Rd. in Lower Sackville. Police located a 21-year-old man nearby who ...

Parkhill Road Area / Carlton Street / Correction: Parkhill Road Area – Water Service Shut Down

**** Halifax Water Release Parkhill Road Area – Water Service Shut Down ​ Please be advised that water services for Parkhill Road, from Purcell’s Cove Road to Spring Kirk Road, will be shut down for construction services. Water service will be shut down beginning 9:00 AM Monday, November 8th, 2021 until approximately 12:00 PM Tuesday ...

November Temperature Outlook

**** Info via Environment Canada November Temperature Outlook An upper ridge of high pressure brought well above seasonal temperatures across parts of southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and northwestern Ontario through the first week of October. For example, on October 6 Estevan, SK hit 31.9 °C, beating the old record of 31.1 °C set in 1920 and Brandon, MB reached ...

Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area

**** RCMP Media Release Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area Multiple reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles have been recently been made in Sackville, Cole Harbour and Tantallon. Between October 18 to 31, 2021, Halifax District RCMP received​ 32​ complaints of thefts from motor vehicles. Most of the vehicles were left ...

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision ​ At approximately 10:16 p.m. last night, police were notified of a collision on Hwy. 245 near Maryvale. ​ Antigonish County District RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a heavily damaged car off the road and a pickup truck in a woodlot driveway with ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 29)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 29) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – St. Margaret’s Bay Road Location: St. ...

Truro Police charged and 18 year old male with stunting under section 163 of the Motor Vehicle Act

**** Truro Police Release Today while conducting speed enforcement on South Young St. in Truro, Truro Police charged and 18 year old male with stunting under section 163 of the Motor Vehicle Act. The driver of the vehicle, who is from Truro, was observed doing a speed of 127 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone. ...

(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Rainfall warning in effect Rain, at times heavy, continues. Total rainfall: 50 to 65 mm. Locations: Halifax and south shore. Time span: today and tonight. Remarks: An area of low pressure passing to the south of the province will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to southern Nova ...

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Special weather statement in effect Significant rain and wind beginning later today. Total rainfall: 30 to 50 mm. Locally higher amounts possible. Maximum wind gusts: in excess of 80 km/h in exposed coastal areas. Locations: Halifax, Digby, Lunenburg, Annapolis counties. Time span: Tuesday evening through Thursday morning. Remarks: ...

Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Hwy. 331 in Conquerall Bank

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate after fatal collision on Highway 331 Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Hwy. 331 in Conquerall Bank. At approximately 4:40 p.m. yesterday, police, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 331 in Conquerall Bank. Police learned that a motorcycle and ...

Halifax Regional Police issued 161 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences last week

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 161 tickets for speeding, stunting and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 161 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences last week. ​ Last week, members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 161 summary offence tickets: 37 for speeding; 4 for stunting; 35 for failing ...

The secret weather station

**** Info via Environment Canada The secret weather station The weather forecast above the cold waters of the Atlantic was crucial in the Second World War (WWII) for it determined the conditions, and chances of success, of many military operations. The Allies had an upper hand in the so-called “North Atlantic weather war”, as prevailing ...

RCMP investigate after serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate after serious collision Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating after a serious collision on Hwy. 6 in Wallace Bay. At approximately 6:50 a.m. yesterday, police, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 6 in Wallace Bay. Police learned that a car had been travelling ...

Nova Scotia RCMP is asking everyone to exercise caution at intersections this fall

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP is asking everyone to exercise caution at intersections this fall. Intersections always require vigilance but caution is especially important as seasons and road conditions change. “The sun rising later, more pedestrians and buses on the road, and the introduction of frost all contribute to increased risk,” says Cpl ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 22)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 22) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – St. Margarets Bay Road Location: St. ...

Amendments to Motor Vehicle Act

**** PUBLIC WORKS Media Release Amendments to Motor Vehicle Act —————————————————————- Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act concerning impaired driving, bicycle traffic lights and muffler noise will help improve road safety for all users. Changes introduced today, October 22, will allow municipalities and the Province to install traffic control signals for bicycles and authorize municipalities ...

Water Service Advisory for: Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, North Preston, Westphal and Burnside

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service Advisory for: Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, North Preston, Westphal and Burnside ​ On Friday, October 29, Halifax Water will begin critical infrastructure upgrade work at the Lake Major Water Supply Plant, which supplies drinking water to the communities of Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, Eastern Passage, North Preston, Westphal and ...

Driver Licence Knowledge Tests Now Available Online

**** Service Nova Scotia Release Driver Licence Knowledge Tests Now Available Online ——————————————————- Nova Scotians will now be able to take their driver licence knowledge test online. The new bilingual service introduced today, October 21, will provide a more convenient option to get a learner’s licence. “We are introducing another digital service to make it ...

Halifax Regional Police are currently onscene at Oxford St and Almon St in Halifax due to a motor vehicle collision

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police are currently onscene at Oxford St and Almon St in Halifax due to a motor vehicle collision.​ Just prior, while officers were conducting an investigation in the nearby area, a suspect vehicle fled the area and was pursued. The vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle collision with ...

What are Zombie wildfires?

**** Info via Environment Canada Zombie wildfires The current wildfire map of Canada continues to show the effects of cooler, damper fall weather. Fire Danger is a relative index of how easy it is to ignite vegetation, how difficult a fire may be to control, and how much damage a fire may do. Fires likely ...

Help RCMP solve theft of an automobile

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP solve theft of an automobile ​ Colchester County District RCMP is asking for public help to locate a stolen automobile and identify a person of interest. On October 16, police received a report that a black 2017 Subaru Forester with Nova Scotia licence plate​ EJL 447 was stolen from a ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for September 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for September 2021 In September 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged​ 23​ drivers with stunting on a number of roadways across the province. The following incidents caused significant concern: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​215km/h in a 110km/h zone on Hwy. ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 15)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 15) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Closure – Brigadoon Avenue Location: Brigadoon Avenue, from Main ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September​ 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September​ 2021  Nova Scotia RCMP charged​ 131​ drivers with impaired driving related offences in September 2021: 69​ charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Alcohol 5​ charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Drug 14​ charged with Refusal of a ...

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? (Photo of a similar truck) Victoria County District RCMP is investigating a theft of a 2015 Red Chevrolet Silverado, nova Scotia licence plate: FYJ837. The truck was stolen between 10 p.m. on October 11 and 8 a.m. on October 12 from a home on Northside Rd. ...

Police investigate theft from motor vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate theft from motor vehicle ​ Police are investigating a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred in Dartmouth earlier this week. ​ A motor vehicle that was parked in the 300 block of Windmill Road was broken in to sometime between the evening of October 13 or early morning ...

Parade in Downtown Halifax

**** HRM Media Release Parade in Downtown Halifax ​ Location: Gottingen, Brunswick, Carmichael and Argyle streets ​ Date: Sunday, Oct. 17 ​ Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Details: Traffic delays will be in place to facilitate the Halifax Regional Police Fallen Peace Officers Memorial Parade. ​ Traffic impact: Traffic delays are expected as the parade travels through the community. ...

This Saturday, Oct 16th, from 8AM to around 12PM Station 48 will be hosting and conducting a Tanker Shuttle exercise

**** Info via Beaver Bank / Kinsac Stn 48 This Saturday, Oct 16th, from 8AM to around 12PM Station 48 will be hosting and conducting a Tanker Shuttle exercise.   There we be 10 fire trucks operating in Beaver Bank-Kinsac between the Tucker Lake dry hydrant and Lakeridge during this time. The purpose of this ...

RCMP intercepts seven drivers for alcohol-related incidents during Operation Impact

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP intercepts seven drivers for alcohol-related incidents during Operation Impact ​ RCMP intercepted seven drivers for alcohol-related incidents during Operation Impact, which ran from October 8 to 11. ​ Operation Impact focused on education and enforcement of the four most significant factors of serious and fatal collisions; impaired driving, distracted driving, ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 8)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 8) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Fall River Road Location: Fall River Road, ...

Intersection Safety

**** HRP Media Release Intersection Safety ​ October is intersection safety month and Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic tips to help make intersections safer for all road users. ​ Road safety is a shared responsibility. Whether you’re driving, walking, cycling or rolling, everyone has a role to play in making intersections safer by: ...

RCMP arrested man after collision with pedestrian

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrested man after collision with pedestrian ​ Halifax District RCMP arrested a Westphal man following a collision involving a pedestrian in Cherry Brook yesterday. On October 7 at 4:20 p.m. Halifax District RCMP were called to a collision involving a pedestrian on Chery Brook Rd. Members attended and located a ...

Have you seen this SUV?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this SUV? Inverness County District RCMP is investigating the theft of a 2020 white BMW X3M, Nova Scotia licence plate: GNL293. The SUV was stolen around 7:10 p.m. on September 29, from a parking lot Reeves St. in Port Hawkesbury. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ...

(ENDED) Frost advisory in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada Frost advisory in effect —- ENDED Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Minimum temperatures: +1 (coolest in low lying areas). Location: central and western Nova Scotia. Time span: tonight and Sunday morning. (Update) Remarks: Patchy frost is expected to form as clear skies and light winds coincide with ...

Operation Impact: RCMP to increase enforcement this Thanksgiving weekend

**** RCMP Media Release Operation Impact: RCMP to increase enforcement this Thanksgiving weekend During the Thanksgiving weekend, October​ 8-11, Nova Scotia RCMP will join police forces across Canada to increase traffic enforcement for Operation Impact, an annual initiative to increase road safety.​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Operation Impact focuses on​ education and enforcement of the four ...

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for September

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for September ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 25 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of September. ​ Of the 25 drivers, 19 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, one was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today. ​ At approximately 7:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 near Mount Hope ...

RCMP investigate serious vehicle-pedestrian collision in Yarmouth

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate serious vehicle-pedestrian collision in Yarmouth  ​ Yarmouth Town RCMP is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Herrington Ave. in Yarmouth. ​ At approximately 8:05 a.m. yesterday, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Herrington Ave. in Yarmouth. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene where ...

RCMP targets crooks stealing exhaust system part valued for its metal

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP targets crooks stealing exhaust system part valued for its metal Police across Canada are dealing with rising catalytic converter thefts. The car parts help reduce harmful emissions by converting harmful pollutants into less-toxic compounds and contain precious metals like platinum that are valued on the scrap metal market. A catalytic ...

RCMP investigating fatal collision in Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal collision in Eastern Passage Halifax District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Cow Bay Rd.​ in Eastern Passage. At​ approximately 4​ p.m. yesterday afternoon, police were notified of a two-vehicle collision on Cow Bay Rd. Police, fire, and EHS attended the scene and located a collision ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 105

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 105 ​ RCMP Northeast Traffic Services is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 105 in Hillside Boularderie. ​ At approximately 9:20 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 105 in Hillside Boularderie. Police, fire and ...

NSURB APPROVES TOLL INCREASE FOR HALIFAX BRIDGES

**** HHB Release NSURB APPROVES TOLL INCREASE FOR HALIFAX BRIDGES The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) has approved a toll increase that will allow Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) to fund its 10-year capital plan and continue to provide safe, efficient and reliable cross‐harbour transportation for the next decade. The increase, which will take ...

Police charge driver with 13 criminal offences and 30 summary offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge driver with 13 criminal offences and 30 summary offences ​ Police have charged a man with 13 criminal offences and 30 summary offences in relation to multiple driving incidents. ​ Corey Aaron Whynder, 31, was identified as the driver of a motorcycle in relation to five incidents that occurred ...

Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Acadia Street – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Acadia Street – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 13 Acadia Street, Dartmouth. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. There is stop-and-go traffic in the work ...

(ENDED) Frost advisory in effect 

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED Frost advisory in effect  Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Minimum temperatures: plus 6 to zero (coldest in low lying areas). Location: most of Nova Scotia. Time span: early Wednesday morning. Remarks: Clear skies and light winds will give favourable conditions for patchy frost overnight tonight. Take ...

RCMP investigating fatal collision in Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal collision in Lower Sackville Halifax District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hwy.​ 101​ in Lower Sackville. At​ 8:15​ a.m. this morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on the westbound land of Hwy.​ 101. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and ...

Inverness County District RCMP investigating fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness County District RCMP investigating fatal collision Inverness County District RCMP is investigation a fatal collision on Hwy. 19 in Judique. At approximately 8 a.m. this morning, police were dispatched to a complaint of a deceased man being found on the side of Hwy. 19 in Judique. Upon arrival at the ...

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? Colchester County District RCMP is investigating the theft of a 2018 grey Ford F250, Nova Scotia licence plate: GDV587. The truck was stolen between 9:30 p.m. on October 1 and 5:15 a.m. today, from a property on Lornevale Rd. in Great Village. Anyone with information is ...

October Temperature Outlook via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada October Temperature Outlook The last full day of summer on September 21 was hot in Labrador with many records falling, including at Happy Valley-Goose Bay where the mercury climbed to 27.7 °C, and beat the old record of 26.7 °C set in 1946. Meanwhile a slow-moving cold front was responsible for bringing significant rain, ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 1)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 1) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Lacewood Drive Location: Lacewood Drive, from Vimy ...

Off-Highway Vehicle Pilot Extended

**** PUBLIC WORKS Release Off-Highway Vehicle Pilot Extended —————————————————————- Off-highway vehicle riders will be able to continue lawfully accessing trail connections in designated areas with the extension of the Province’s Off-Highway Vehicle Pilot Project. “We want to encourage safe and responsible use of off-highway vehicles,” said Public Works Minister Kim Masland. “This extension allows enhanced ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 107

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 107 ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hwy. 107 in Dartmouth. ​ At 11:25 a.m. yesterday, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 107. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and located a collision ...

UPDATED: PSA – Road Closures and Construction – Imagine Spring Garden Road

**** HRM Media Release Road Closures and Construction – Imagine Spring Garden Road UPDATED: PSA – Road Closures and Construction – Imagine Spring Garden Road The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Spring Garden Road, between Queen and South Park streets, will be closed from Monday, June 7 to Tuesday, Nov. 30 late December. This work ...

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating the theft of a 2017 Black Dodge Ram 2500, Nova Scotia licence plate: FM44846. The truck was stolen around 10:30 p.m. on September 21 from a property in Afton, Antigonish County. The truck also had several farm tools in the ...

RCMP investigate fatal collision in Darlings Lake

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigate fatal collision in Darlings Lake Yarmouth Rural RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Highway 1 in Darlings Lake. On September 24, at 10:24 PM, members of the Yarmouth Rural RCMP Detachment, along with RCMP Southwest Traffic Services, responded to a single-vehicle collision that had occurred along Highway ...

Police charge woman in relation to a pedestrian strike in a crosswalk in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman in relation to a pedestrian strike in a crosswalk in Halifax earlier last evening. At 5:23 P.M. on Friday September 24th, police patrol members responded to the area of 330 Herring Cove Road in Halifax.​ A pedestrian was being treated by members of the public who had stopped ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 24) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 24)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Kingswood Drive Location:​ Kingswood Drive from ...

Police have charged two people with stunting in separate incidents yesterday afternoon

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged two people with stunting in separate incidents yesterday afternoon.​ ​ At approximately 2:20 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near Hammonds Plains Road. The officer observed the car’s speed to be 154 km/h in ...

Water Service Advisory – Princeton Avenue – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service Advisory – Princeton Avenue – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 33 Princeton Avenue, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. Princeton Avenue is open to local traffic only. Experienced ...

Paradise man charged with child pornography offences / West Hants RCMP investigating after serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release Paradise man charged with child pornography offences The RCMP Provincial Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit has charged a Paradise man with child pornography offences. In February 2021, the RCMP’s Provincial ICE Unit began an investigation after investigators received information from the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre concerning child pornography being shared ...

West Hants District RCMP is investigating after a vehicle collided with a house on King St. in Windsor

**** RCMP Media Release West Hants RCMP arrest woman after collision West Hants District RCMP is investigating after a vehicle collided with a house on King St. in Windsor. At approximately 8:55 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a report of a collision on King St. in Windsor. Police learned that an SUV had been travelling ...

RCMP arrest man for dangerous driving following roll over

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man for dangerous driving following roll over ​ Halifax District RCMP arrested a man for dangerous driving following a rollover collision on Sackville Dr. last evening. ​ At approximately 6:45 p.m. on September 20, a member observed a truck going at a high rate of speed on Sackville Dr.​ ...

New transit priority measures and multi-use pathway on Bayers Road

**** HRM Media Release New transit priority measures and multi-use pathway on Bayers Road ​  The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Phase 1 of the Bayers Road Transit Priority Corridor project, including the construction of new bus-only lanes and a multi-use pathway on Bayers Road, is now complete. ​ Note: contractors will continue minor reinstatement ...

Woman charged after leaving dog in car

**** RCMP Media Release Woman charged after leaving dog in car Annapolis District RCMP has charged a woman who left two dogs in a vehicle for a number of hours while golfing. At approximately 3:20 p.m. on September 18, police responded to a complaint of dogs having been left in a car for over two ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 17) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 17)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Herring Cove Road Location: Herring Cove Road, ...

University Avenue entrance to VG parking lot closed Friday morning

**** NSHA Media Release University Avenue entrance to VG parking lot closed Friday morning The VG parking lot entrance on University Avenue (breezeway between the Mackenzie and Centre for Clinical Research buildings) will be closed to all vehicles on Friday, September 17 while maintenance is performed on the overhead sprinkler system. The work is expected to take ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 12:45 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 near ...

Construction tender awarded for Cogswell District project

**** HRM Media Release Construction tender awarded for Cogswell District project ​ Today, Regional Council awarded the construction tender for the Cogswell District project to Dexter Construction Limited in the amount of $95,663,633.52 (net HST). The project will now enter the pre-construction phase, which is expected to last three months. Once pre-construction activities are complete, ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Bedford this morning. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 ...

Police charge woman for stunting

***’ HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting ​ Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth this morning. ​ At approximately 7:10 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111. ...

Driver charged after serious collision in Shubenacadie

**** RCMP Media Release Driver charged after serious collision in Shubenacadie ​ Colchester County District RCMP has charged a driver after a serious collision on Hwy. 2 in Shubenacadie. ​ On September 11, at approximately 2:50 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 2 in Shubenacadie. Police learned that a blue SUV ...

Allan-Oak Local Street Bikeway project

**** HRM Media Release Allan-Oak Local Street Bikeway project ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of a number of changes to the intersection of Allan, Oak and Oxford streets, as part of the Allan-Oak Local Street Bikeway project. ​ A new pedestrian half-signal has been added to this intersection.​ As a result, the following ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for August 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for August 2021 In August 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged​ 19​ drivers with stunting on a number of roadways across the province. The following incidents caused significant concern: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​209km/h in an 80km/h zone on Hwy. ...

Eenie meanie miney moe … Beaver Bank tiger causes traffic turmoil

**** Info via RCMP (photo via Stephanie Michalko) Eenie meanie miney moe … At 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, Halifax District RCMP were called to a tiger on a dock on Beaver Bank Rd. in Beaver Bank.​ Police attended and found a stuffed tiger on the dock.​ The tiger was removed as it was causing ...

RCMP charge an 18-year-old driver travelling 210km/hr in Grand Lake Road

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge an 18-year-old driver travelling 210km/hr in Grand Lake Road ​ Northeast Traffic Services charged an 18-year-old man from Baddeck with stunting in Grand Lake Road. ​ On September 6 at approximately 10:35 p.m., police registered a car travelling at 210 km/hr on the westbound lane of Hwy. 125. The officer ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 10) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 10)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Burnside Drive Location: Burnside Drive, from Akerley ...

Lunenburg District RCMP investigating collision on Hwy. 3

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP investigating collision on Hwy. 3 Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after a motorcycle collision on Hwy. 3 in Spectacle Lake. At approximately 9 a.m. yesterday morning, police were dispatched to a complaint of a motorcycle collision on Hwy. 3. Police learned that a motorcycle had been travelling north ...

RCMP Vehicle Involved in Collision on Pockwock Road, Hammonds Plains

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Vehicle Involved in Collision on Pockwock Road, Hammonds Plains ​ Shortly before 5pm, Halifax District RCMP were conducting patrols in relation to an ongoing investigation. A vehicle of interest was located during the investigation which attempted to flee resulting in a collision with an RCMP vehicle. Injuries were minor and ...

Back to school safety: Police remind motorists to drive with caution

***’ HRP Media Release Back to school safety: Police remind motorists to drive with caution ​ With the start of the new school year, police ask that you do your part to keep streets safe for students as they head back to the classroom. ​ Thousands of students will be returning to school and many ...

RCMP investigating vehicle collision on Hwy. 104

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating vehicle collision on Hwy. 104 ​ Inverness County District RCMP is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 104 in Port Hastings. ​ At approximately 8:50 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 104 in Port Hastings at the rotary. Police, ...

Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Roslyn Road – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release   Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Roslyn Road – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main break on Roslyn Road, between Connolly Street and Oxford Street, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area, restoration time is expected to ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 3) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 3)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Larry Uteck Boulevard Location: Larry Uteck Boulevard, ...

RCMP are asking for your help to locate a 2019 Bullet Crossfire trailer

**** RCMP Media Release A few weeks ago we shared a post about unbeleafable property damage in Port Hawkesbury. The post grew and brought awareness to the vandalism complaint and we hoped we wouldn’t need to branch out for more tips so soon but we knew it was only a matter of time. We’re now ...

Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Quinpool Road, Peninsular Halifax – Water Main Repair

**** Info via Halifax Water Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Quinpool Road, Peninsular Halifax – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a major water main on Quinpool Road, Halifax. This repair will impact water service for peninsular Halifax. No estimate of service restoration. Crews are making changes to ...

(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Rainfall warning in effect Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Total rainfall: 40 to 60 mm, with possibility of local amounts reaching near 100 mm. Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: today and tonight. Remarks: Periods of rain, at times heavy, will spread across the province this morning, with ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth this morning. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111. ...

Students will be returning to school on Sept. 7. Some road safety tips to keep in mind

**** HRM Media Release Students will be returning to school on Sept. 7. Some road safety tips to keep in mind: – Remember to slow down and scan the street and sidewalk when approaching crosswalks and intersections. – Crosswalks exist on all legs of an intersection, whether marked or unmarked. – You must stop whenever ...

RCMP issue more than 40 tickets and warnings at the Nova Scotia – New Brunswick Border

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP issue more than 40 tickets and warnings at the Nova Scotia – New Brunswick Border The Nova Scotia RCMP recently issued more than 40 tickets and warnings under the Motor Vehicle Act near the Nova Scotia – New Brunswick border. On Saturday, August 28, Northeast Nova Traffic Services conducted a ...

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Special weather statement in effect Significant rainfall is expected. Total rainfall: 30 to 60 mm. Locally higher amounts possible. Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: Thursday into Friday morning. Remarks: Moisture from the remnants of Hurricane Ida is expected to merge with a non-tropical weather system over the northeastern ...

Vehicle stolen from Town Square Mall on South Albion Street

****  Amherst Police Release Vehicle stolen from Town Square Mall on South Albion Street. A brown 2011 Ford F-250. Please notify APD at 902 667-8600 if spotted. Had a NB temp sticker in window. ...

Don’t cut your long weekend short by driving impaired

**** RCMP Media Release Don’t cut your long weekend short by driving impaired With summer travel and outdoor activities in full swing across the province, the Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding motorists that impaired driving can be the fastest way to spoil the season. “Police continue to hear excuses about why motorists drive impaired,” says ...

Traffic & Water Service Advisory – Lucasville Road – Water Lateral Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Traffic & Water Service Advisory – Lucasville Road – Water Lateral Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water lateral near 763 Lucasville Road, Lucasville. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. There is stop-and-go traffic in the work ...

Police Investigate Motor Vehicle Collision on South Park Street

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Motor Vehicle Collision on South Park Street, Halifax ​ On Sunday, August 29th at approximately 8:20 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a single​ motor vehicle collision in​ the 1000 block of South Park Street, Halifax.​ A​ vehicle had struck​ the railing and​ stairwell​ at the entrance to​ a ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 27) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 27)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Larry Uteck Blvd Location: Larry Uteck Blvd ...

Downtown Dartmouth is hosting Dartmouth Open Street Sunday on September 19

**** Info via Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission Downtown Dartmouth is hosting Dartmouth Open Street Sunday on September 19, 2021! We’ve partnered with the Planning & Design Centre to bring you an afternoon of fun, including: 🔵 Street activations by businesses 💃 Performances at Sullivan’s Pond and Ferry Terminal Park 🍕 Lots of food, and much ...

RCMP responds to serious collision in Hatchet Lake

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to serious collision in Hatchet Lake Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Prospect Rd. in Hatchet Lake. At 7 a.m. on August 25, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Prospect Rd. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found that ...

Police charge man for dog left in hot car​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for dog left in hot car​ ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man for leaving a dog in a hot car in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 1 p.m. police responded to a call of a dog in distress inside a car in Halifax. The owner had ...

Have you seen these tires?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen these tires? Between 9:45 p.m. on August 24 and 9:00 a.m. on August 25, 2021, someone stole tires off of a local volunteer fire department vehicle. The fully marked 2010 Ford Expedition SUV was left up on blocks after all four tires were taken. The missing tires are ...

Traffic stop leads to arrest and seizure of weapons and drugs in Plymouth

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic stop leads to arrest and seizure of weapons and drugs in Plymouth ​ On August 24, Pictou District RCMP conducted a traffic stop that led to a 27-year-old man being arrested and the seizure of weapons and drugs. ​ At approximately 1:10 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Holland Lane ...

Police charge man for dog left in hot car​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for dog left in hot car​ ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man for leaving a dog in a hot car in Halifax over the weekend. ​ On August 21, at approximately 12:15 p.m. police responded to a call of a dog in distress inside a parked ...

Hurricane Season Preparation

**** EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE Release Hurricane Season Preparation ——————————————————– The province asks Nova Scotians to help minimize the risk of property damage and personal injury by being prepared for a hurricane or tropical storm. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June to November with this time of year the peak time in our region. Nova ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 20) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 20)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Windmill Road Location: Windmill Road from Wyse ...

RCMP arrest impaired driver on ATV with child passenger

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest impaired driver on ATV with child passenger ​ A 33-year-old man from Kingston faces impaired driving charges after police responded to an ATV collision on Main St. in Kingston. A child was passenger on the ATV. ​ On August 14, at 3:40 p.m., Kings District RCMP received a call ...

(ENDED) Tropical cyclone information statement For Tropical Storm Henri

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Tropical cyclone information statement The latest update from Environment Canada 1. SUMMARY OF BASIC INFORMATION AT 09:00 A.M. ADT. LOCATION: NEAR 33.6 NORTH 72.9 WEST. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 110 KILOMETRES PER HOUR. PRESENT MOVEMENT: NORTH-NORTHEAST AT 19 KILOMETRES PER HOUR. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 996 MILLIBARS. 2. SUMMARY. Henri ...

Assisted parking for patients begins Sept. 7 at VG site

**** NSHA Media Release Assisted parking for patients begins Sept. 7 at VG site Partners for Care and its parking partner Indigo Park will launch an assisted parking program at the Victoria General campus of the QEII Health Sciences Centre on Tuesday, Sept. 7.​ ​ ​ This program will increase the availability of on-site parking ...

RCMP investigating serious vehicle collision on Highway 289

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating serious vehicle collision on Highway 289 ​ Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 289 in Otter Brook. ​ At approximately 12:40 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 289 in Otter Brook. Police, fire and ...

Water Service Advisory – Herring Cove Road – Water Main Repair

**** Info via Halifax Water Water Service Advisory – Herring Cove Road – Water Main Repair ​ From 9:00 AM to approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 18, Halifax Water crews will be site working to repair a water main near 454 Herring Cove Road. Water service will be temporarily shut down on Herring Cove ...

RCMP looking to identify vehicle and person of interest

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP looking to identify vehicle and person of interest Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a vehicle and person of interest from an incident that occurred yesterday in Beaver Bank. On August 16 at approximately 2 p.m., a youth was walking on Pinehaven Dr. toward the ...

RCMP intercepts five drivers for alcohol-related incidents in 12 hours

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP intercepts five drivers for alcohol-related incidents in 12 hours Halifax District RCMP intercepted five drivers between 3 p.m. on August 14 and 3 a.m. on August 15 for alcohol-related offences in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Two people were arrested with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance, one person was arrested for ...

Police have charged a man with weapons and drug charges in relation to an investigation that occurred in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for weapons and drug offences ​ Police have charged a man with weapons and drug charges in relation to an investigation that occurred in Dartmouth on the weekend. ​ At approximately 4:45 a.m. on August 14, police responded to a report of a man passed out in a ...

RCMP arrest woman after assault

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest woman after assault ​ Inverness County District RCMP has charged a woman for assaulting a road safety flag person on Little Mabou Rd. in Colindale. ​ At approximately 7:15 a.m. yesterday, police received a complaint of an assault on Little Mabou Rd. in a construction zone. Police learned that ...

Police charge man for dog left in hot car​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for dog left in hot car​ ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man for leaving a dog in a hot car in Bedford. ​ On August 15 at approximately 4:15 p.m. police responded to a call of a dog in distress inside a car in a parking ...

Nova Scotia RCMP charged 127 drivers with impaired driving related offences in July 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP charged 127 drivers with impaired driving related offences in July 2021: • 63 charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Alcohol • 8 charged with Impaired Operation of a Conveyance by Drug • 10 charged with Refusal of a Demand Made by a Peace Officer • 46 ...

In July 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged 29 drivers with stunting on a number of highways across the province

**** RCMP Media Release In July 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged 29 drivers with stunting on a number of highways across the province. The following incidents caused significant concern: • 186km/h in a 100km/h zone on Hwy. 107 in East Chezzetcook; • 185km/h in a 110km/h zone on Hwy. 104 in Oxford; • 176km/h ...

Halifax Transit launches Transit Code campaign

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Transit launches Transit Code campaign ​ Halifax Transit has officially launched a guide for passenger conduct and passenger policies in an effort to help foster safety, courtesy and respect. ​ The Transit Code campaign is relevant to everyone, and aims to: ​ Improve awareness of Halifax Transit policies; Highlight Halifax ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 13) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 13)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Closure – Birmingham Street Location: Birmingham Street, between Artillery ...

Police charge man for dog left in hot car

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for dog left in hot car​ ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man for leaving a dog in a hot car in Dartmouth today. ​ At approximately 11:40 a.m. police responded to a call of a dog in distress inside a car in a parking lot in ...

Service level adjustments for Halifax Transit ferries

**** HRM Media Release Service level adjustments for Halifax Transit ferries ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of service level adjustments for Halifax Transit ferries to accommodate a planned emergency power outage by Nova Scotia Power. ​ The Halifax Ferry Terminal will be closed on the following evenings: ​ Tuesday, August 3 from ...

Traffic Delay – Parade in Downtown Halifax

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Parade in Downtown Halifax ​ Details: This is for the Grand Emancipation Parade. It will be a rolling parade with no official street closures. ​ Date: Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. ​ Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ​ Location: The parade will begin at Queens Landing, then head west on Prince Street, ...

Lunenburg District RCMP investigating theft of catalytic converters

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP investigating theft of catalytic converters Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating theft of catalytic converters from three RVs at a local dealership. On August 10, at approximately 9:45 a.m., police were notified of a theft of catalytic converters from three RVs at a local dealership in Cookville. The theft ...

UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP and Halifax Regional Police charge man from pursuit in Dartmouth and Lower Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release UPDATE: Halifax District RCMP and Halifax Regional Police charge man from pursuit in Dartmouth and Lower Sackville Halifax District RCMP and Halifax Regional Police have charged a man involved in a pursuit in both Dartmouth and Lower Sackville on August 3. At approximately 6:35 p.m. Halifax Regional Police officers attempted to stop ...

Antigonish RCMP is investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from the Canadian Tire parking lot

**** RCMP Media Release Antigonish RCMP is investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from the Canadian Tire parking lot. At 1:20 a.m. on August 9, a black Buick Enclave was taken from the Canadian Tire parking lot on Church St. in Antigonish. The driver of a black Hyundai Elantra pulled into the parking lot, ...

(ENDED) Heat Warning in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED Heat Warning in effect An extended period of very warm and humid weather is expected. Time span: continuing through Sunday. Maximum daytime temperatures: 28 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 35 to 40), except cooler along parts of the coast. Minimum overnight temperatures: 17 to 21 degrees Celsius. Locations: ...

Man charged after fleeing from police on multiple occasions

**** RCMP Media Release Man charged after fleeing from police on multiple occasions ​ Yarmouth Municipal RCMP has charged a man after he fled from police on numerous occasions over the weekend in both Yarmouth and Annapolis Counties. ​ On August 7, 2021 at 7:25 a.m., police received a report from of a stolen vehicle ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 10 a.m. a community response officer observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111. The officer observed ...

Two people arrested after multiple vehicle break-ins

**** RCMP Media Release Two people arrested after multiple vehicle break-ins Halifax District RCMP has arrested two people after vehicle break-ins in Grand Lake and Waverley. At approximately 9:15 a.m. on August 8, police were dispatched to a complaint of a vehicle break-in at Laurie Provincial Park in Grand Lake. Police learned that the driver’s ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 101

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 101 ​ East Hants District RCMP is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 101 in Mount Uniacke. ​ On August 8 at approximately 8:05 p.m., police were notified of a single vehicle collision. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene ...

Water Service Advisory – Deal Street – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service Advisory – Deal Street – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 3606 Deal Street, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. There is stop-and-go traffic in the work zone. Experienced ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision ​ Yarmouth RCMP is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Cooks Beach Rd. in Pinkneys Point. ​ At approximately 3:40 a.m. this morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene where it was determined that ...

Halifax District RCMP arrested two suspects after responding to a report of dangerous driving

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrested two suspects after responding to a report of dangerous driving. At approximately 1:30 p.m on August 5, police responded to a report of a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Beaver Bank Road. While responding, additional reports were received that the same vehicle was seen on ...

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for July

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for July ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 22 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of July. ​ Of the 22 drivers, 17 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, two were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 6) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Aug 6)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Cow Bay Road Location: Cow Bay from ...

Halifax District RCMP Investigate Dangerous Driving Involving Motor Vehicle Collision

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Investigate Dangerous Driving Involving Motor Vehicle Collision Halifax District RCMP arrested to suspects after responding to a report of dangerous driving. At approximately 1:30 p.m on August 5, police responded to a report of a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Beaver Bank Road. ​ While responding additional ...

Have you seen this trailer?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this trailer? Between July 3 and July 5, 2021, a white 2000 Flagstaff Hard Top tent trailer was stolen from a property near Hunters Mountain in Victoria County. The trailer had Nova Scotia license plate T432191 attached to it at the time. There are two grey welding marks ...

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break-in at a construction site in Sheet Harbour on August 4 in the early morning hours. During the break-in, construction equipment worth several thousand dollars was stolen. Police have identified a person of interest in the case ...

Police cut-outs target dangerous drivers

**** RCMP Media Release Police cut-outs target dangerous drivers The RCMP has been using officer cut-outs positioned at high-risk intersections in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland to help improve safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians   There’s more behind the RCMP cut-outs positioned at various intersections around Surrey, B.C., than meets the eye. “These areas weren’t ...

(ENSES) Special weather statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED – Special weather statement in effect Potentially significant rainfall is expected. Total rainfall: 30 to 45 mm. Locally higher amounts possibly. Locations: southern portions of Nova Scotia. Time span: today, tonight into Friday morning. Remarks: Rain will be heavy, at times, over some areas this afternoon and tonight. Please ...

Traffic Advisory: Road Closure St. Margaret’s Bay Roa

**** HRP Media Release Traffic Advisory: Road Closure ​ St. Margaret’s Bay Road, between Quarry Road and Walter Havill Drive, is closed due to a motor vehicle crash. ​ At approximately 9 a.m. police responded to a report of a single vehicle crash in the 600 block of St Margaret’s Bay Road. A vehicle struck ...

Fire season and firestorms

**** Info via Environment Canada Fire season and firestorms There are roughly 8,000 wildfires in Canada each year. Fire weather refers to weather conditions that are conducive to fire. These conditions determine the fire season, which is the annual period(s) of the year during which fires are likely to start, spread, and cause sufficient damage to warrant ...

Commercial truck driver charged after collision on Hwy. 104

**** RCMP Media Release Commercial truck driver charged after collision on Hwy. 104 ​ Cumberland County District RCMP has charged a commercial truck driver after a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 104 in Salt Springs. ​ On August 2, at approximately 2:45 p.m., police were on scene of an unrelated motor vehicle collision ...

Update – Halifax District RCMP pursue white 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP pursue white 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan Halifax District RCMP is looking for the driver of a white 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan following a pursuit that occurred last evening. At approximately 8 p.m on August 3, Halifax District RCMP attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle and the driver failed to stop ...

Police investigate a collision between a vehicle and two cyclists

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate a collision between a vehicle and two cyclists ​ Police are investigating a collision between a vehicle and two cyclists that occurred yesterday in Bedford. ​ At approximately 8 p.m. police responded to a report of a collision between a vehicle and two cyclists near the intersection of the ...

RCMP investigating serious vehicle collision on Hwy. 19

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating serious vehicle collision on Hwy. 19 ​ Inverness County District RCMP is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 19 in Judique. ​ On August 3, at approximately 4:05 p.m., police were notified of a motor vehicle collision. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene where it ...

Police Pursuit: White 2009 VW Tiguan

**** RCMP Media Release Police Pursuit: White 2009 VW Tiguan Halifax District RCMP is investigating a driver of a White VW Tiguan that was involved in a police pursuit at approximately 8:00pm. The vehicle had been involved in several incidents in the Halifax area and entered into Halifax District RCMP jurisdiction. RCMP activated emergency equipment ...

Service level adjustments for Halifax Transit ferries

**** HRM Media Release Service level adjustments for Halifax Transit ferries ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of service level adjustments for Halifax Transit ferries to accommodate a planned emergency power outage by Nova Scotia Power. ​ The Halifax Ferry Terminal will be closed on the following evenings: ​ Tuesday, August 3 from ...

RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 103

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 103 ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating a recent motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 103 in Upper Tantallon. ​ On July 31, at approximately 7:15 p.m., police were notified of a motor vehicle collision. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene where ...

Inverness RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Inverness RCMP investigates fatal collision ​ At approximately 5:45 a.m. this morning, police were called to a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 19 in Strathlorne. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a Honda Civic off the roadway with extensive damage, one man was ejected and found near ...

RCMP investigate single vehicle accident involving motorcycle – temporary road closure

**** RCMP Media Release (photo contributed) RCMP investigate single vehicle accident involving motorcycle – temporary road closure Halifax District RCMP is investigating a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. At approximately 7:16 p.m. this evening, RCMP were called to a report of a lone motorcycle that had gone off the road on Highway 103 at ...

August Temperature Outlook

**** Info via Environment Canada August Temperature Outlook Excessive heat dominated the weather maps in Canada through July. Unbelievably, the hottest spot in Manitoba on July 1st was at Tadoule Lake at latitude 58.72 °N, just south of the Nunavut border. It hit an incredible 38.1°C, becoming hottest temperature on record in Manitoba that far ...

Police issue 59 tickets for speeding and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 59 tickets for speeding and other vehicle-related offences ​ Since Wednesday, the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 59 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the Traffic Unit issued 59 summary offence tickets: 30 for speeding, 2 for stunting and 27 for other offences ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 30) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 30)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Closure – Lady Hammond Road Bridge Location: Lady Hammond ...

Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 12 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Barrington Street. The officer observed the vehicle’s speed at ...

Police issue 41 tickets for speeding and other vehicle-related offences

***** HRP Media Release Police issue 41 tickets for speeding and other vehicle-related offences ​ Since Monday, the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 41 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the Traffic Unit issued 41 summary offence tickets: 23 for speeding and 18 for other offences including no insurance, ...

Water Service Advisory – Caldwell Road – Water Main Repair

***** Halifax Water Release Water Service Advisory – Caldwell Road – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main on Caldwell Road, Eastern Passage. Water service will be temporarily shut down between 1916 Caldwell Road and Cow Bay Road. This includes customers on Shamrock Court, Thorncrest Court, and ...

Off highway vehicle enforcement initiative results in multiple charges

**** RCMP Media Release Off highway vehicle enforcement initiative results in multiple charges ​ On July 23 and July 24, Halifax District RCMP and the Department of Environment and Climate Change conducted an off-highway vehicle (OHV) education and enforcement operation on the St. Margaret’s Bay Trail and Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Rails to Trails. The operation ...

ENDED – Severe thunderstorm watch in effect / Special air quality statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada Special air quality statement in effect – ENDED Smoke from distant forest fires may cause a reduction to air quality. Locations: most of Nova Scotia. Time span: this afternoon into Wednesday. Remarks: Smoke from forest fires in western Canada is expected to spread over Nova Scotia this afternoon. While most ...

Is your vehicle roadworthy?

**** HRP Media Release Via HRP : Is your vehicle roadworthy? Make sure your Motor Vehicle Inspection sticker is up-to-date by having a licensed mechanic from a reputable shop inspect your vehicle.   Keep yourself & others safer on your commute ...

RCMP investigates serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates serious collision West Hants RCMP is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred last evening. At approximately​ 5:30​ p.m. Friday evening, RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to the collision on South Rawdon Rd. in Hillsvale where they located a motorcycle involved in a collision. The motorcycle left the ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 23) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 23)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Beaver Bank Road Location: Beaver Bank ...

Man facing multiple charges after collision

**** RCMP Media Release Man facing multiple charges after collision Halifax District RCMP has charged a man with multiple charges after a motor vehicle collision in Westphal. At about 5:53 p.m. on July 19, Halifax District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Brookside Ave. in Westphal. The collision involved a vehicle striking a ...

Lunenburg District RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Lunenburg District RCMP investigates fatal collision ​ Just after 3:40 pm this afternoon, Lunenburg District RCMP members were dispatched to a multi-vehicle collision between Exits 14 and 15 on Highway 103 in Italy Cross, Nova Scotia. Multiple Lunenburg District members responded as well as EHS and local Fire Departments.​ RCMP have ...

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for June

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for June ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 26 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of June. ​ Of the 26 drivers, 21 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, one was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...

Canada’s wildfire situation

**** Info via Environment Canada Canada’s wildfire situation Relentless heat and on-going drought conditions continue to plague much of western Canada, and forest fires now extend across much of Canada. Satellite image from July 20th, 2021. Clouds are white, the smoke is brown and grey and semitransparent. Source: NASA: EOSDIS. Map of the current active ...

Survey launched for accessible taxi-style service

**** HRM Media Release Survey launched for accessible taxi-style service  The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to participate in a survey regarding an accessible taxi-style service. On Feb. 23, 2021, Regional Council gave approval to contract for a private, on-demand accessible taxi service. Under this new program, the municipality will pay a fee to the contracted ...

(ENDED) Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED in HRM  Severe thunderstorm watch in effect Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain. A line of thunderstorms from Lunenburg County northeast to Prince Edward Island is giving heavy downpours locally above 25 mm/h. The ...

Police Patrol Officer’s responded to a Hit and Run Vehicle / Pedestrian Collision in Halifax

***’ HRP Media Release Just after 9:30 P.M. Halifax Regional Police Patrol Officer’s responded to a Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision at Robie Street and Pepperell Street in Halifax. It was reported that a vehicle traveling on Robie Street struck a pedestrian and failed to remain onscene. Police with the help of witnesses were ...

(ENDED) Special air quality statement in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED   Special air quality statement in effect Smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility. Smoke is expected or occurring. Smoke from forests fires approaching from the west will move into western mainland Nova Scotia this afternoon and will persist there into Thursday afternoon. The smoke will spread ...

Lake Echo Beach closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water

**** HRM Media Release Lake Echo Beach closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water ​  The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Lake Echo Beach in Lake Echo is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. ​ Lake Echo Beach is a supervised ...

Technology supports RCMP N.S. traffic enforcement

**** RCMP Media Release Technology supports RCMP N.S. traffic enforcement Two new traffic-surveyor devices are helping the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit make the roads they police safer. The equipment, which uses radar and records each passing vehicle’s speed, direction of travel and time, are periodically placed in areas with reported traffic issues to give ...

RCMP share water safety tips for National Drowning Prevention Week

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP share water safety tips for National Drowning Prevention Week With summer here, many Nova Scotians are spending more time in the water and spending time on their boats. National Drowning Prevention Week (NDPW) runs from July 18-24 and the RCMP is reminding the public about the importance of water safety. Each ...

Police charge two people for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two people for stunting Police have charged two people with stunting in separate incidents this morning. ​ At approximately 8:19 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near the Highway 101 interchange. The officer observed the car’s ...

RCMP on scene of fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP on scene of fatal collision At approximately 7:29 p.m. on July 18, New Minas RCMP was called to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 101 near North Alton. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS were on scene involving a transport truck and a car. The driver of the car, a 25-year-old Halifax man was ...

(Update) Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Lower Sackville, Bedford Commons, Waverley, Lakeview, Fall River, & Windsor Junction – Cobequid Road Water Main Replacement Update

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Lower Sackville, Bedford Commons, Waverley, Lakeview, Fall River, & Windsor Junction – Cobequid Road Water Main Replacement Update ​ Halifax Water and our contractor, Dexter Construction, are undertaking significant work at the intersection of Cobequid Road and Glendale Avenue. Part of this work involves the ...

Fatal crash in Digby County

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal crash in Digby County ​ Digby RCMP are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash on Middle Cross Rd. in Marshalltown. ​ Today, just after midnight., police received a report of a vehicle in the ditch and no occupants in the vehicle. Police attended and located the driver a short distance ...

Baddeck RCMP is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates serious collision Baddeck RCMP is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred last evening. At approximately 7:07 p.m. Friday evening, RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to the collision on Hwy 105 in South Haven where they​ located​ three vehicles involved in a collision. The preliminary investigation indicates a ...

Police lay over 150 charges against two men in relation to 23 incidents

**** HRP Media Release Police lay over 150 charges against two men in relation to 23 incidents ​ Investigators in the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division have charged two men in relation to 23 incidents that occurred throughout the Halifax region over the last month. ​ On July 8, officers with ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 16) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 16)  Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Municipal **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Highway 7 Location: Highway 7 from Hillsboro ...

Water Service Advisory – Spring Garden Road – Water Main Repair

**** Info via Halifax Water Water Service Advisory – Spring Garden Road – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main on Spring Garden Road, Halifax. Construction work in the area damaged the water main. Water service will be temporarily shut down on Spring Garden Road between South ...

Nova Scotia Sending Wildfire Crews to Help Provinces Battling Fires

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Release Nova Scotia Sending Wildfire Crews to Help Provinces Battling Fires Nova Scotia has answered the call to help fight wildfires in Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia. Twenty-three Department of Lands and Forestry wildland firefighters and one agency representative will fight alongside other crews to gain control of forest fires that are currently ...

Police charge woman for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting ​ Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth this morning. ​ At approximately 7:05 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 ...

Fleet of Electric Transit Buses First in Atlantic Canada

**** CNS Media Release Fleet of Electric Transit Buses First in Atlantic Canada —————————————————————- The Nova Scotia government is investing more than $37 million to help bring 60 new battery-operated, electric buses to Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). Once in service they are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 3,800 tonnes annually by 2030. The ...

Halifax District RCMP issues over 500 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrest 24 drivers for impaired driving in June

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP issues over 500 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrest 24 drivers for impaired driving in June The Halifax District RCMP laid over 500 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrested 24 drivers for impaired driving during the month of June 2021. Halifax District arrested 19 drivers for Impaired Operation ...

Assembly’s Concerns on Avon River Continue to Grow

**** Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs Release Assembly’s Concerns on Avon River Continue to Grow The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly) is calling on Nova Scotia to ensure that any long-term or interim plans being put into place on the Highway 101 twinning project, focus on unimpeded fish passage, for all species.  ...

Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Lower Sackville, Waverley, Lakeview, Fall River, & Windsor Junction – Cobequid Road Water Main Replacement

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service & Traffic Advisory – Lower Sackville, Waverley, Lakeview, Fall River, & Windsor Junction – Cobequid Road Water Main Replacement ​ Halifax Water and our contractor, Dexter Construction, will be connecting the new section of water main on Cobequid Road to the existing water distribution system at the intersection of ...

East Hants District RCMP have charged two men after a service centre was broken into in Shubenacadie and vehicles were stolen / Man arrested in stolen property investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Two men arrested after breaking into service centre and stealing vehicles ​ East Hants District RCMP have charged two men after a service centre was broken into in Shubenacadie and vehicles were stolen. ​ On July 8, 2021 at approximately 4 a.m., East Hants District RCMP responded to a complaint of ...

Collisions result in three fatalities and serious injuries

**** RCMP Media Release Collisions result in three fatalities and serious injuries ​ This past weekend, the RCMP in Nova Scotia responded to three fatal collisions and one serious collision that resulted in life-threatening injuries. These collisions occurred in four different counties across the province. ​ The collisions are believed to be related to excessive ...

(Reopened) Closed for Swimming – Conrads Beach

**** NS Lands and Forest Release Update Conrads Beach is no longer closed for swimming. Please note that conditions could change at any time. It is recommended to swim at a supervised beach. There are supervised beaches nearby (Lawrencetown Beach and Rainbow Haven Beach). Closed for Swimming – Conrads Beach Conrads Beach in HRM is closed ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth this morning. At approximately 11:05 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118 in the ...

RCMP investigating after fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating after fatal collision ​ Lunenburg District RCMP is investigating after a fatal motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 103 in East River. ​ At approximately 5:15 p.m. yesterday, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 103 in East River. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and ...

Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Peggy’s Cove Rd

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Peggy’s Cove Rd. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 11, police were notified of a two-vehicle collision on Peggy’s Cove Rd. in Seabright. Halifax District RCMP, fire and EHS responded and found that a motorcycle and car were involved in the ...

RCMP reminds public to slow down in construction zones

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminds public to slow down in construction zones With COVID-19 restrictions easing, travel is starting to pick up and people are hitting the highways for their summer vacations. Whether you’re planning a cross-country road trip or just taking a quick day trip to the beach, it is important to help ...

Police respond to a single vehicle collision – Motorcycle versus parked car

**** HRP Media Release Police respond to a single vehicle collision – Motorcycle versus parked car ​ At 12:52 P.M. today, police responded to a single vehicle collision with injuries. It was reported that near the 2600 block of Agricola Street in Halifax, a man driving a motorcycle had collided with a parked vehicle. Halifax Regional Police Patrol ...

RCMP investigating two serious collisions in province

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigating after serious collision in construction zone ​ Digby RCMP is investigating after a serious motor vehicle collision in a construction zone on Highway 101 in Smith’s Cove. ​ At approximately 8:15 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 101 in Smith’s Cove. Police, ...

Police charge man with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle ​ At approximately 5 p.m. on July 9th, 2021 Halifax Regional Police received multiple calls regarding a truck driving in a dangerous manner in the Clayton Park and Fairview area. It was learned that the truck struck an SUV on Dunbrack ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 9)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 9) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   **** HRM Media Release Road Construction – Cole Harbour Road Location: Cole Harbour Road ...

Traffic Delay – Sullivan’s Pond and Crichton Park area

**** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Sullivan’s Pond and Crichton Park area ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents to expect delays in the Sullivan’s Pond and Crichton Park area on Sunday, July 11 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., during the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. ​ The event will begin at Sullivan’s ...

Construction Zone Safety / Police issue 63 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Construction Zone Safety ​ Halifax Regional Police is reminding everyone to do their part to ensure the safety of those who are working on our roadways this summer. ​ Summer is a peak time for construction projects. Without a doubt, you’ll come across a construction crew on our roads and highways ...

Kinap Beach reopens to swimming

**** HRM Media Release Kinap Beach reopens to swimming ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Kinap Beach in Porters Lake has reopened to swimming. ​ Kinap Beach is a supervised beach (weekdays only) from July 1 until August 31 each year. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches, ...

Police charge three drivers for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three drivers for stunting ​ Police have charged three people with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today. ​ At approximately 7:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118 near Akerley ...

Locations of 2021 Rainbow Artwork at Crosswalks Program

**** HRM Media Release Locations of 2021 Rainbow Artwork at Crosswalks Program ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the rainbow artwork at crosswalk program will be reimplemented and expanded this year.​ ​ This year’s program will result in 26 locations painted, 11 which are new, for a total of 53 painted crossings. ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired / stunting statistics for June 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for June 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for June​ 2021​ ...

Police issue 30 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 30 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences ​ Since Monday, the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 30 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the Traffic Unit issued 30 summary offence tickets: 8 for speeding, 3 for using a ...

(ENDED) Tropical cyclone information statement

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED   Tropical cyclone information statement for: New Brunswick Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island For Tropical Storm Elsa. Updated July 9 Tropical Storm Elsa is picking up speed as it moves into Delaware and south of New Jersey this morning. Elsa is expected to track across the Maritimes as a ...

Police are investigating 16 vehicle break-ins / RCMP investigates theft of catalytic converters

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating 16 vehicle break-ins ​ Police are investigating 16 vehicle break-ins that occurred on July 2 in Bedford. ​ During the early morning hours of July 2, 16 vehicles were broken into in the areas of the 600 to 800 block of the Bedford Highway and Rutledge Street in ...

Halifax District RCMP Respond to Serious ATV Collision on Highway 101 near exit 2A.

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP Respond to Serious ATV Collision on Highway 101 near exit 2A. ​ On July 5, 2021, shortly after 10:00 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a serious collision involving an all-terrain vehicle on Highway 101, near Exit 2A and the Lucasville Road overpass. ​ The driver of the ...

Creighton-Maynard streets Neighbourhood – Speed Limit Changes

**** HRM Media Release Creighton-Maynard streets Neighbourhood – Speed Limit Changes​ ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the Creighton-Maynard streets neighbourhood. All impacted streets are located within the highlighted area of the map (attached). ​ Crews began the installation of ...

Water Service Advisory – Cobequid Road & Glendale Avenue – Water Main Replacement

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service Advisory – Cobequid Road & Glendale Avenue – Water Main Replacement ​ Beginning today and lasting two to three weeks, Halifax Water and its contractors will be undertaking significant work on Cobequid Road to replace about 500 feet of the water main that is failing prematurely. We appreciate that ...

July Temperature Outlook

**** Info via Environment Canada July Temperature Outlook Canada saw its first above 40°C readings of the year in a few communities of southern Manitoba in early June. Gretna hit 41.3°C and Morden reached 40.4 °C on June 4. Meanwhile Emerson, on the same day, hit 40.6°C and broke the old record of 36.7°C, set in 1922. ...

Halifax man & woman under arrest following a vehicle pursuit.​

**** HRP Media Release Halifax man & woman under arrest following a vehicle pursuit.​ A 28-year-old man and 28-year-old woman from Halifax are in police custody following a brief vehicle pursuit early this morning in Halifax shortly before 9 A.M. Officers of the Halifax Regional Police became aware of a vehicle of interest in relation ...

Police charge three drivers in nine hours with impaired driving

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three drivers in nine hours with impaired driving ​ Police have charged three drivers in nine hours with impaired driving.​ ​ On June 30 at approximately 7 p.m. police responded to a report of an impaired driver in the area of the 1000 block of the Bedford Highway. Officers ...

Albro Lake Beach reopens to swimming

**** HRM Media Release Albro Lake Beach reopens to swimming ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake Beach in Dartmouth has reopened to swimming. ​ Albro Lake Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches, as well as one unsupervised beach, during ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 2)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (July 2) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   **** HRM Media Release Traffic Delay – Purcells Cove Road Parking Lot Construction ...

RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 in Westphal

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to serious collision ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 in Westphal. ​ At approximately 4:45 p.m. yesterday, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 in Westphal. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found that a ...

Municipal beaches and outdoor pools open on July 1 for summer season

**** HRM Media Release Municipal beaches and outdoor pools open on July 1 for summer season ​  Many municipal beaches, the outdoor pool in Bedford (Shore Drive) and the Halifax Common splash pad will officially open to the public on Thursday, July 1. ​ Pools The Cole Harbour outdoor pool and splash pad will delay ...

(ENDED) Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

**** Info via Environment Canada **** Info via Environment Canada ENDED   Well, it changed again Severe thunderstorm watch in effect Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Potential rainfall rates: 25 mm per hour or higher in thunderstorms. ...

Protecting Drinking Water Sources in HRM

**** Halifax Water Release Protecting Drinking Water Sources in HRM ​ Halifax Water’s drinking water supply is a vital resource for approximately 376,000 people, and our watersheds must be protected. That’s why Halifax Water is legally obligated to protect the carefully managed land in these areas: Pockwock, Tomahawk, Lake Major, Bennery Lake, Chain Lakes and ...

RCMP responds to serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to serious collision ​ Colchester County District RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Highway 104 in East Mountain. ​ At approximately 11:15 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 104 in East Mountain. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene ...

Due to a failure in a portion of the Granville Ferry Water Storage System, we are asking all residents of the Town of Annapolis Royal to conserve water for the next 72 to 96 hours

**** Annapolis Royal Police Release ***WATER EMERGENCY*** Due to a failure in a portion of the Granville Ferry Water Storage System, we are asking all residents of the Town of Annapolis Royal to conserve water for the next 72 to 96 hours. Please restrict your usage to essential purposes only. Do not water your lawns, ...

Highland Avenue – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Highland Avenue – Water Main Repair Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main on Highland Avenue, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. Highland Avenue is open to local traffic only between Normandy Drive and Woodbine Avenue. Experienced ...

Police charge man with firearms and driving offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with firearms and driving offences ​ Police have charged a man with firearms and driving offences in relation to an incident that occurred in Halifax early yesterday morning. ​ On June 28 at approximately 12:15 a.m. Central Division patrol officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Barrington Street. ...

(Update) Lower Sackville, Waverley, Fall River & Windsor Junction Areas – Water Service Interruption

**** Halifax Water Release Lower Sackville, Waverley, Fall River & Windsor Junction Areas – Water Service Interruption ​ Update : Lower Sackville, Waverley, Lakeview, Fall River & Windsor Junction Areas – Water Service Temporarily Restored ​Water service has been restored to customers impacted by the water main repair work near the intersection of Cobequid Road ...

Halifax Water crews are on-site repairing another water main break near 6016 Pepperell Street in Halifax

**** Halifax Water Release Pepperell Street – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site repairing another water main break near 6016 Pepperell Street in Halifax. ​ Water service is out on Pepperell Street between Robie Street and Vernon Street. Pepperell Street is closed between Robie Street and Vernon Street. Sidewalks remain open. There ...

RCMP responds to serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to serious collision ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Forest Hills Parkway in Cole Harbour. ​ At approximately 12:49 p.m. yesterday, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Forest Hills Parkway in Cole Harbour. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene ...

Albro Lake Beach closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water

**** HRM Media Release Albro Lake Beach closed to swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake Beach in Dartmouth is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. ​ Municipal beaches open for the summer season ...

RCMP investigates numerous thefts from vehicles

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates numerous thefts from vehicles ​ Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a number of thefts from vehicles in Stewiacke. ​ ​ In the early morning hours of June 24, 2021, a number of thefts were reported from unlocked vehicles in Stewiacke.​ A white Dodge Journey SUV, Nova Scotia licence ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 25)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 25) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid.   **** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Road Construction – Wilkinson Avenue and ...

Lifeguard Supervision Starts July 1

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Release Lifeguard Supervision Starts July 1 —————————————————————- Beachgoers can cool off and enjoy the water under the watchful eye of lifeguards starting Thursday, July 1. “We know Nova Scotians and visitors are looking forward to summer fun at the province’s beaches,” said Lands and Forestry Minister Chuck Porter. “Lifeguards are trained and ready ...

Curt Ball & Pintle Hitch recalled due to potential separation of towed vehicle

**** Recall via Health Canada Curt Ball & Pintle Hitch recalled due to potential separation of towed vehicle Common name: Curt Ball and Pintle Hitch, part numbers 48190 and 48200 Product description: This voluntary recall involves certain Curt Manufacturing Forged Ball and Pintle Hitches with part numbers 48190 and 48200 and UPC 612314519002 and 612314520015, respectively. The ...

Free Halifax Regional Municipality Bus Pass Program Becomes Permanent

**** COMMUNITY SERVICES Media Release Free Halifax Regional Municipality Bus Pass Program Becomes Permanent —————————————————————- A pilot program offering free annual Halifax Transit bus passes for people who receive Employment Support and Income Assistance (ESIA) in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is now a permanent program. The pass is provided to any ESIA recipient, as well ...

RCMP responds to fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to fatal collision ​ East Hants District RCMP is investigating after a motor vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Mount Uniacke. ​ At approximately 9:30 p.m. on June 22, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Mount Uniacke. Police, fire and EHS attended the ...

Police Investigate fatal vehicle collision

**** HRP Media Release Police on scene of fatal vehicle collision Update: Police have reopened Robie Street to traffic.​ Police are on scene of a fatal vehicle collision in Halifax. At approximately 12:20 p.m. police responded to a two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Robie Street and Stairs Street. An 80-year-old female passenger of one ...

Lightning myths busted!

**** Info via Environment Canada Lightning myths busted! Nationally, 88,414 cloud-ground lightning strokes have been recorded between January 1 and May 31, 2021. As we head deeper into the summer months, lightning awareness becomes ever more important. In fact, already, on June 14, 720 cloud-ground lightning stroke knocked power out to thousands in and around ...

RCMP issues 163 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrests four impaired drivers

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP issues 163 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrests four impaired drivers Last week, Halifax District RCMP issued 163 summary offence tickets under the Motor Vehicle Act and arrested four drivers for impaired driving. Between June 14 and June 20, Halifax District RCMP issued 163 Summary Offence Tickets to drivers, including ...

RCMP Traffic Services Cape Breton charge driver impaired by drug

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Traffic Services Cape Breton charge driver impaired by drug RCMP Traffic Services Cape Breton has charged a driver with impaired operation of a conveyance by drug following a traffic stop on Prince Mine Rd. in Point Aconi. At approximately 8:30 p.m. on June 19, police were conducting patrols in Point ...

(ENDED) Tropical Cyclone Information Statement

**** Info via Environment Canada Tropical Cyclone Information Statements **** ENDED Tropical cyclone information statement for: Nova Scotia: Guysborough County Halifax County – east of Porters Lake Halifax Metro and Halifax County West Lunenburg County Queens County Richmond County Shelburne County Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County For Tropical Depression Claudette.   Update For Tropical ...

RCMP charges two drivers with stunting ​

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges two drivers with stunting ​ Yesterday, Halifax District RCMP charged two drivers with stunting in Halifax Regional Municipality. On June 17,​ at approximately​ 5​ p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit saw a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway​ 107​ in West ...

Police issue 61 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 61 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences ​ Since Wednesday, the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 61 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the Traffic Unit issued 61 summary offence tickets: 17 for speeding, 25 for using a ...

Burn Restrictions for June 17, 2021

**** INFO VIA DNR Burn Restrictions for June 17, 2021 Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) HRM Burning Rules and Regulations HRM Burning Rules and Regulations ...

New Commuter Transit Ferry for Halifax Regional Municipality

**** Transportation Media Release New Commuter Transit Ferry for Halifax Regional Municipality ——————————————————— The Nova Scotia government is investing more than $1.1 million in the initial planning phase for a commuter ferry that will travel from a new terminal in Bedford to Halifax’s downtown ferry terminal. The province is partnering with the federal government and ...

Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area

**** RCMP Media Release Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area Multiple reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles have been recently reported in Cole Harbour, Sackville and Tantallon. Between June 1 and June 14, Halifax District RCMP received 18 complaints of thefts from motor vehicle. A total of 25 vehicles were entered, and ...

Blue-Green Algae Confirmed in Shubenacadie-Grand Lake

**** ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE Release Blue-Green Algae Confirmed in Shubenacadie-Grand Lake Testing has confirmed the presence of blue-green algae at Shubenacadie-Grand Lake consistent with levels that are dangerous to dogs. Testing has found that pesticides and other contaminants were below detectable levels. As a result, the Department of Environment and Climate Change is issuing a blue-green ...

Driver Road Tests Resume with Cancelled Appointments Rebooked First

**** ACTIVE TRANSIT Release Driver Road Tests Resume with Cancelled Appointments Rebooked First —————————————————————- As the province continues to reopen, the Registry of Motor Vehicles is starting to rebook driver road tests today, June 16, the first day of Phase 2 of the province’s reopening plan. About 4,000 cancelled appointments are being rebooked before new ...

Halifax Regional Police issued 33 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences on Monday and Tuesday

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 33 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 33 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences on Monday and Tuesday. ​ Monday and Tuesday, members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 33 summary offence tickets: 3 for speeding, one ...

Free on-street parking program to support business recovery

**** HRM Media Release Free on-street parking program to support business recovery ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that a number of parking changes will come into effect this week and will be in place until Friday, Sept. 10, through the Support Business Recovery program. ​ Beginning Thursday, June 17, on-street parking will ...

Nova Scotia RCMP reminds motorists to keep focussed at the wheel​ ​

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP reminds motorists to keep focussed at the wheel​ ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding motorists about the importance of staying focussed and mindful at all times while behind the wheel. Distractions can compromise your judgment and affect your ability to drive safely. ​ As one of the ...

Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency continues to provide bottled water to residents in the Shubenacadie Grand Lake area / Testing update

**** HRFE Release  Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency continues to provide bottled water to residents in the Shubenacadie Grand Lake area ​ Monday, June 14 (Halifax, NS) – Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency will provide bottled water to residents who draw water from the Shubenacadie Grand Lake area and are impacted by the Do Not Consume ...

(ENDED) Tropical cyclone information statement

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED   Tropical cyclone information statement for: Nova Scotia: Guysborough County Halifax County – east of Porters Lake Halifax Metro and Halifax County West Lunenburg County Queens County Richmond County Shelburne County Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County Yarmouth County For Tropical Depression Two. Update : Tropical storm Bill This ...

Tropical Depression Two has officially formed 165 km east of Cape Hatteras

**** Info via the NS Weather Service Image via Canadian Hurricane Centre TROPICAL UPDATE: Tropical Depression Two has officially formed 165 km east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center. Maximum sustained winds are 55 km/h and the system is moving in a northeast direction at 33 km/h as of 12 ...

Rocks thrown from overpass damage passing vehicles

**** RCMP Media Release Rocks thrown from overpass damage passing vehicles ​ East Hants RCMP is asking for assistance from the public after rocks were thrown from an overpass on to passing vehicles. ​ Just after 12 a.m. on Saturday, June 12 East Hants RCMP received three 911 calls in relation to vehicles being damaged ...

RCMP arrests two men following flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests two men following flight from police Thursday evening, at approximately 9:30 p.m., an RCMP vehicle was sideswiped by a truck while responding to an erratic driving complaint on Hwy. 105 in Glendale. The truck matched the description of one of the two suspect vehicles involved in the driving complaint. ...

Water Distribution System Flushing Update

**** Halifax Water Release Water Distribution System Flushing Update ​ Halifax Water crews are resuming water distribution system flushing in the areas highlighted on the attached map, beginning at 10:00 PM on Sunday, June 13, and continuing each day from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. This flushing work will take approximately one week to complete. ...

Burn Restrictions for June 11, 2021

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for June 11, 2021 Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 11)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 11) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, Afton Highway 104, ...

RCMP arrests impaired driver with child in vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests impaired driver with child in vehicle   A 38-year-old woman from Garlands Crossing faces impaired driving charges after police responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Garlands Crossing. A child was located inside the vehicle. On June 9, at 5 p.m., West Hants RCMP received a call ...

Police issue 154 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 154 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 154 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences this week. ​ Monday through Thursday, members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 154 summary offence tickets: 30 for speeding, one for stunting, ...

Shubenacadie Grand Lake Water Investigation Continues

**** ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE Release Shubenacadie Grand Lake Water Investigation Continues The Department of Environment and Climate Change is testing water samples taken from Grand Lake and Fish Lake, near the Wellington and Enfield areas, for two types of toxins produced by blue-green algae. Assisted by Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency, staff did rapid tests on the ...

The Municipality of East Hants will be providing drinking water this evening (June 10, 2021) for residents who cannot use their water due to the ongoing advisory for Grand Lake

**** East Hants Release The Municipality of East Hants will be providing drinking water this evening (June 10, 2021) for residents who cannot use their water due to the ongoing advisory for Grand Lake. Grand Lake Water Alert June 10, 2021 @ 4:10 pm The Municipality of East Hants will be providing drinking water this ...

RCMP charges Little Harbour man for dangerous operation following dispute

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges Little Harbour man for dangerous operation following dispute ​ Halifax District RCMP has charged a man for dangerous operation of a conveyance following a dispute on the water in Little Harbour. ​ On May 16, police were notified of a dispute in Little Harbour around 5 a.m. that morning. ...

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for May / Police charge man for stunting

***’ HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for May ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 22 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of May. ​ Of the 22 drivers, 16 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, four were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...

HRM has issued a water alert for the Grand Lake area

**** HRM Media Release HRM has issued a water alert for the Grand Lake area.  Halifax Regional Municipality is issuing a drinking water alert for Grand Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia. There is an unknown issue with the water in Grand Lake that has caused animals to die and has sent one citizen to hospital. All ...

(Update) HRM issues water alert for the Grand Lake area

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Regional Municipality is issuing a drinking water alert for Grand Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia. There is an unknown issue with the water in Grand Lake that has caused animals to die and has sent one citizen to hospital. All residents who have water feeds from Grand Lake are to cease ...

Help the RCMP find stolen trailer

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP find stolen trailer On June 7, Halifax District RCMP received a report that a black 14-foot EZ Hauler trailer had been stolen from a construction site in Bedford. The theft occurred between 2:30 p.m. on June 5 and 7:30 a.m. on June 7. The stolen trailer has Nova ...

Burn Restrictions for June 9, 2021

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for June 9, 2021 Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for May 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for May 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the RCMP is releasing statistics on stunting charges monthly. In May​ 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged​ ...

RCMP arrests impaired driver after passenger falls from SUV

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests impaired driver after passenger falls from SUV ​ Kings District RCMP is investigating after a man fell from a moving vehicle driven by an impaired driver. ​ On June 7 at 4:40 p.m. Kings District RCMP were dispatched to Greenfield Rd. in Gaspereau, where a man had fallen from ...

Why did the turtle cross the road? We don’t know but he made it safely to the other side thanks to a member with Yarmouth Municipal RCMP

**** RCMP Media Release Why did the turtle cross the road? We don’t know but he made it safely to the other side thanks to a member with Yarmouth Municipal RCMP. Cst. Kyle Longmire was on patrol when he saw the turtle on the centre line of Hwy 101. Although committing an offence under Section ...

For the month of May, Nova Scotia RCMP charged​ 110​ drivers with impaired related offences.

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for May​ 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for May​ 2021​ ...

A 28 year old male from the Truro area was arrested for impaired driving and breach of probation

**** Truro Police Release On Sunday June 6 at approximately 1030 pm a Truro Police officer on mobile patrol observed a vehicle driving erratically coming across the Walker St bridge from Bible Hill into Truro. The officer conducted a traffic stop on this vehicle, when the driver of the vehicle backed into the police car ...

(ENDED) Heat Warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED   Heat Warning in effect via Environment Canada Temperatures reaching 33 degrees Celsius combined with overnight lows near 18 degrees Celsius are expected. A period of very warm weather is expected. Time span: Monday through Tuesday. Maximum temperature Monday: 33 degrees Celsius. Minimum temperature Monday night: 16 degrees Celsius. ...

Multiple fines, charges issued for traffic infractions over eight-hour period by RCMP in Cape Breton

**** RCMP Media Release Multiple fines, charges issued for traffic infractions over eight-hour period by RCMP in Cape Breton   Over an eight-hour period on June 3, the Victoria District RCMP and the RCMP Northeast Traffic Services issued 13 fines for traffic-related offences, seized five vehicles, and arrested one man for Impaired Operation. At approximately ...

Burn Restrictions for June 6, 2021 2:00 pm to June 7, 2021 8:00 am. (midnight in HRM)

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for June 6, 2021 2:00 pm to June 7, 2021 8:00 am. (midnight in HRM) Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...

Atlantic hurricane season begins

**** Environment Canada Release Atlantic hurricane season begins The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is part of the annual tropical cyclone season in the Northern Hemisphere. This season officially began on June 1, 2021, and ends on November 30, 2021. That said the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) – the official lead hurricane agency for the ...

Pets in parked vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Pets in parked vehicles ​ With warm and sunny weather forecasted for the weekend, Halifax Regional Police reminds citizens to not leave their pets in parked vehicles. ​ On a warm day, even with the windows open, a parked vehicle quickly becomes like a furnace and presents potentially fatal conditions for ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 4)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (June 4) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal ANTIGONISH COUNTY: Highway 104, Afton Highway 104, ...

Police issue 63 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 63 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other vehicle-related offences ​ Since Wednesday, the Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit issued 63 tickets for speeding, distracted driving and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 63 summary offence tickets: 20 for speeding, one for stunting, ...

NOVA SCOTIA POWER AND NATURAL FORCES BREAKING GROUND WITH UTILITY’S FIRST COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN

**** NSP Release NOVA SCOTIA POWER AND NATURAL FORCES BREAKING GROUND WITH UTILITY’S FIRST COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN Nova Scotia Power has partnered with Natural Forces Solar to build its first community solar garden. This local partnership is an important opportunity to collaborate, innovate and take action together as we contribute to building a greener economy ...

Road Closures and Construction – Imagine Spring Garden Road

**** HRM Media Release Road Closures and Construction – Imagine Spring Garden Road ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Spring Garden Road, between Queen and South Park streets, will be closed from Monday, June 7 to Tuesday, Nov. 30. ​ This work is in support of Imagine Spring Garden Road (Spring Garden Road Streetscape ...

Police remind people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Police remind people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles ​ Halifax Regional Police are reminding people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles. ​ Last month, Halifax Regional Police received 111 reports of thefts from vehicles across the region. ​ Whether you’re parked in a driveway, parkade, parking lot or ...

RCMP arrests impaired driver with fake motor vehicle inspection sticker

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests impaired driver with fake motor vehicle inspection sticker ​ A 24-year-old man has been charged with impaired driving after police stopped a vehicle with a fake motor vehicle inspection sticker. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Thule Tepui Hybox, Thule Tepui Hybox Wedge, Tepui Hybox, Tepui Hybox Wedge rooftop tents recalled due to potential injury hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Thule Tepui Hybox, Thule Tepui Hybox Wedge, Tepui Hybox, Tepui Hybox Wedge rooftop tents recalled due to potential injury hazard   Common name: Thule Tepui Hybox, Thule Tepui Hybox Wedge, Tepui Hybox, Tepui Hybox Wedge rooftop tents Product description: This recall involves the following rooftop tents manufactured by Thule Sweden AB. The ...

Heat Safety and Precautions for the Summer

**** HRFE Release Heat Safety and Precautions for the Summer Heat Exhaustion Safety Bright summer days bring hot and humid temperatures, so we encourage everyone to take precautions. Heat Illnesses are preventable Wear sunscreen and appropriate clothing. Take a break from the heat by spending a few hours in a cool place. It could be ...

Think twice before leaving your children and pets in your vehicle this summer

**** RCMP Media Release Think twice before leaving your children and pets in your vehicle this summer With the summer weather finally here, the RCMP and the SPCA are encouraging motorists to think twice before leaving your pets in your vehicle for any amount of time. In the time it takes to run a quick ...

Police issue 70 tickets for speeding, cellphone and other vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 70 tickets for speeding, cellphone and other vehicle-related offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 70 tickets for speeding, cellphone and other motor vehicle-related offences on Monday and Tuesday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 70 summary offence tickets: 18 for speeding, 19 for using a cell phone ...

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision At approximately​ 12:25 a.m. on June 1, police were notified of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 101 near Falmouth. Windsor West Hants RCMP, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a pick-up truck and a tractor trailer. The pick-up truck had been travelling eastbound, lost control ...

RCMP investigates fatal collision in Grafton

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision in Grafton ​ Kings District RCMP is investigating a single-vehicle collision that resulted in the death of the driver. Just after 2 a.m. on June 1, Kings District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Black Rock Rd., near Grafton. The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle had ...

Response to COVID-19: Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces

**** HRM Media Release Response to COVID-19: Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. ​ As part of the Halifax Mobility Response Plan, the following changes will go into effect by end of business day on Wednesday, June 2 ...

Serious injury MVC / Highway 101 closure

**** RCMP Media Release Serious injury MVC / Highway 101 closure Windsor RCMP investigates serious injury motor vehicle collision , Nova Scotia . . . Windsor District RCMP were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision shortly after midnight between a tractor trailer and a half ton truck near exit 7 on ...

June is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

**** HRP Media Release During the month of June, Halifax Regional Police remind motorists of the importance to always #AvoidDistractions while driving. Think before you move, stay alert and drive to conditions. #RoadSafety ...

Police issue 30 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 30 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 30 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences last Friday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 30 summary offence tickets: 21 for speeding and 9 for other offences including no insurance, expired plates, ...

Did you know that the UV Index is another great Canadian invention?

**** Info via Environment Canada Do you know your UV Index? The list of great Canadian inventions is long and varied: Peanut Butter – created in 1884 by Canadian pharmacist Marcellus Gilmore Edson. The Pacemaker – first built in 1949 by Canadian engineer John Hopps, based on observations made by two Toronto-based cardiac surgeons, Wilfred ...

RCMP issues 700 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrests 11 for impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP issues 700 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrests 11 for impaired driving ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP laid over 700 Motor Vehicle Act charges and arrested 11 drivers for impaired driving during Canada Road Safety Week which ran from May 18-24. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 28)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 28) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Beaver Harbour Road, Beaver Harbour Beaver Harbour Road, from Trunk 7 southerly for three kilometres, is reduced to one lane for ...

Police issue 102 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 102 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Earlier this week, on Wednesday and Thursday, Halifax Regional Police issued 102 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 102 summary offence tickets: 38 for speeding and 64 for other offences ...

RCMP charges Inverness man for flight from police and dangerous driving

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charges Inverness man for flight from police and dangerous driving ​ Cheticamp RCMP has charged an Inverness man for flight from police and dangerous driving. ​ On May 21, a member was on patrol on Route 19 in Broad Cove Marsh, and observed a motorcycle that they recognized from a ...

Province Begins Consultation on Climate Change, Sustainable Development Goals

**** CLIMATE CHANGE Media Release Province Begins Consultation on Climate Change, Sustainable Development Goals —————————————————————- The province is asking Nova Scotians for their ideas on fighting climate change and growing the clean economy. Consultation begins today, May 27, through interactive online tools including Zoom sessions, a do-it-yourself kit for groups and communities to facilitate their ...

RCMP issue 228 tickets and intercept 14 drivers for alcohol-related incidents during Canada Road Safety Week

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP issue 228 tickets and intercept 14 drivers for alcohol-related incidents during Canada Road Safety Week Halifax District RCMP issued 228 charges under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act and intercepted 14 drivers for alcohol-related incidents during Canada Road Safety Week, May 18-24. Canada Road Safety Week is an enforcement-driven initiative ...

(ENDED) Frost advisory in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED Frost advisory in effect via Environment Canada Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Minimum temperatures: zero to plus 4. Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: tonight and early friday morning. Remarks: Patchy frost is expected to develop tonight over higher terrain and areas sheltered from wind. Frost advisories ...

Thunderstorms in Canada

**** Environment Canada Release Thunderstorms in Canada From hailstorms to heat waves, thunderstorms to tornadoes, severe weather in Canada takes many different forms during the warmer months of the year. As temperatures start to climb the risks of seeing “summer” severe weather increase right across the country. Thunderstorms A thunderstorm is a violent, generally short-lived ...

Halifax Regional Police issued 45 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 45 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Yesterday, Halifax Regional Police issued 45 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 45 summary offence tickets: 12 for speeding and 33 for other offences including no insurance, expired plates, no ...

Halifax District RCMP have arrested a 35-year-old man following a road rage incident in Eastern Passage

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP have arrested a 35-year-old man following a road rage incident in Eastern Passage. At 7:30 p.m. on May 24, police were notified of a dangerous driving incident that occurred on Cow Bay Rd. A truck was heading southwest when it slowed down for people near the roadway. The ...

RCMP arrest Moncton man after flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest Moncton man after flight from police On May​ 22​ at​ 9:06​ p.m., police arrested a Moncton man after numerous reports of dangerous driving and flights from police in Cape Breton. At 7:51 p.m. Saturday evening, a member of Cape Breton RCMP Traffic Services noticed a vehicle travelling at​ a ...

Halifax Regional Police provide update on Friday’s vehicle collision​

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police provide update on Friday’s vehicle collision​ ​ Halifax Regional Police are saddened to report that a 5-year-old child involved in a vehicle collision at​ Portland Street and Spring Avenue, Dartmouth on Friday, May 21, has succumbed to injuries. Our condolences and thoughts are with the family and loved ...

First named storm of the season formed

**** Image via Hurricane Center It has begun a bit early. According to Environment Canada hurricane track, a named storm has already formed (but track suggests no risk to the Maritimes) Track page here: http://weather.gc.ca/hurricane/track_e.html ...

Police Investigate Serious Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release (Photos contributed) Police Investigate Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth ​ At 4:22 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle collision involving a car and pickup truck at the intersection of Portland Street and Spring Avenue, Dartmouth.​ The adult female driver and 5-year-old child in the car sustained life-threatening injuries.​ Both have been transported ...

Tomorrow is National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day and RCMPNS will be on the roads to protect all road users

**** RCMP Media Release   Tomorrow is National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day and RCMPNS will be on the roads to protect all road users. In 2020, RCMPNS officers laid 986 charges for driving impaired by alcohol or drugs. As long as people choose to get behind the wheel impaired, we will continue to be on ...

Burn Restrictions for May 21, 2021 2:00 pm to May 22, 2021

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for May 21, 2021 2:00 pm to May 22, 2021 Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 21st)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 21st) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Beaver Harbour Road, Beaver ...

Police issue 84 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 84 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 84 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences over the last three days. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 84 summary offence tickets: 55 for speeding; 2 for stunting; and 27 for ...

NOAA predicts another active Atlantic hurricane season

**** NOAA Release NOAA predicts another active Atlantic hurricane season NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season. However, experts do not anticipate the historic level of storm ...

Police charge woman for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. At approximately 11:20 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near Hammonds Plains ...

Police issue 70 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 70 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 70 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences this week. ​ On Monday and Tuesday members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 70 summary offence tickets: 32 for speeding and 38 for other offences including ...

RCMP remind motorists to drive safe this Canada Road Safety Week

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP remind motorists to drive safe this Canada Road Safety Week This week is Canada Road Safety Week, an annual campaign that focuses on reducing behaviours that put all road users at risk. The Nova Scotia RCMP will be reminding motorists about the importance of road safety throughout the week. ​ ...

Man arrested for impaired driving following hit and run

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested for impaired driving following hit and run Halifax District RCMP arrested a 21-year-old Halifax man following a report of a hit and run in Bedford. At 11:50 p.m. on May 14, police received a call of a hit and run that occurred on Highway 102, and that the suspect ...

Police responded to a report of a 2 vehicle collision in the intersection of Wright Avenue / Burnside Drive in Dartmouth with reported injuries.

**** HRP Media Release At 10:07 p.m. on May 18th, 2021, Police responded to a report of a 2 vehicle collision in the intersection of Wright Avenue / Burnside Drive in Dartmouth with reported injuries. It was reported that 2 vehicles had collided and one person was possibly trapped in their vehicle. Upon arrival, it was noted ...

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? At approximately 3:15 a.m. on May 16, someone stole a 2003 white Dodge Ram 2500 quad cab pickup truck, Nova Scotia license plate GRB951, from a residence on Highway 1 in Granville Centre. If you think you’ve seen this truck or have information on this incident, ...

Pictou County District RCMP responds to serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County District RCMP responds to serious collision ​Pictou County District RCMP is investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on Lamont Rd. in Egerton. At approximately 6:10 p.m. on May 16, police were notified of a collision on Lamont Rd. in Egerton. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found ...

RCMP responds to serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to serious collision ​ Colchester County District RCMP is investigating after a single vehicle collision on Highway 236 in Beaver Brook. ​ At approximately 7:05 p.m., police were notified of a single vehicle collision on Highway 236 in Beaver Brook. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene and found ...

Burn Restrictions for May 16, 2021 2:00 pm to May 17

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for May 16, 2021 2:00 pm to May 16, 2021 Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...

In case of wildfire & HRM Burning Rules and Regulations

**** DNR Release In case of wildfire Careless brush burning has been the cause of many wildfires. There are other alternatives to burning such as chipping and mulching. If you must burn brush do it safely. Remove all vegetation within 3 m of your firepit. Firepit is located well away from structures and vegetation. Make ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 14th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (May 14th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Beaver Harbour Road, Beaver Harbour ...

Police issue 54 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 54 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 54 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences yesterday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 54 summary offence tickets: 21 for speeding; 1 for stunting; and 32 for other offences including no ...

(ENDED) Frost advisory in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada Frost advisory in effect ENDED Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Minimum temperatures: -4 to +5 (coolest in low lying areas). Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: early Saturday morning. Remarks: Patchy frost is expected to form as clear skies and light winds coincide with cool temperatures, especially in ...

Expert offers tips on motorcycle safety

**** RCMP Media Release Expert offers tips on motorcycle safety While motorcycles only represent about three per cent of registered vehicles, Transport Canada reports they’re involved in 10 per cent of road fatalities. All drivers have a responsibility to keep the roads safe. Cpl. Brian Johannson, who works with the Alberta RCMP motorcycle program, offers these safety ...

Two stolen high-end vehicles recovered

**** RCMP Media Release Two stolen high-end vehicles recovered ​ The two high-end vehicles that were reported stolen from a business in Eastern Passage between May 9 and 10, 2021, have been recovered. The vehicles were located in Dartmouth and have been seized by police. ​ The integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate ...

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for April 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for April 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the RCMP is releasing statistics on stunting charges monthly. In April​ 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged​ ...

Two high-end vehicles stolen from business

**** RCMP Media Release Two high-end vehicles stolen from business ​ The integrated RCMP/HRP Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the theft of two high-end vehicles from a business in Eastern Passage. ​ At some point during the weekend of May 9 and 10, suspect(s) entered a business on Main Rd. and left with two vehicles. ...

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for April

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for April ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 20 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of April. ​ Of the 20 drivers, 14 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, six were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...

Police issue 79 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 79 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 79 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences on Monday and Tuesday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 79 summary offence tickets: 23 for speeding; 2 for stunting; and 54 for other ...

Dryer fire leads to ticket to car parked at fire hydrant

Emergency crews responded to a fire in a residence on Princess Margaret Blvd. The fire was found to be in a dryer which crews quickly contained and removed from the home. However, during the response, HRP discovered a parked vehicle far too close to a hydrant. The vehicle was ticketed. Blocking hydrants is both illegal ...

Can you identity these persons of interest?

**** RCMP Media Release Can you identity these persons of interest? At approximately 3:30 a.m. on April 28, two people were seen on video surveillance going through vehicles on Crimson Dr. in Lower Sackville. One vehicle had several items taken, including a pair of Nike sunglasses and loose change. Both persons of interest are wearing ...

𝗜𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗰𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝘁𝗼 𝗸𝗲𝗲𝗽 𝗽𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝘀.

**** NS SPCA Release 𝗜𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗰𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝘁𝗼 𝗸𝗲𝗲𝗽 𝗽𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝘀. Today, on May 11th, SPCA Enforcement Officers in the Central zone responded to a complaint of a dog left inside a vehicle for an extended period. While the outside temperature was only 17 degrees, the temperature inside the vehicle reached 29.7 ...

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision ​At approximately 1:55 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police were notified of a single-vehicle collision on Middle Rd. near Nictaux. ​ Annapolis District RCMP, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a damaged car that had been travelling east on Middle Rd. when it left the roadway and ...

RCMP investigates fatal collision / Yarmouth Rural RCMP charges impaired driver

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision At approximately 8:40 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a single vehicle collision on Melbourne Rd. near Melbourne. Yarmouth Rural RCMP, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a damaged pickup truck that had left the roadway, gone into a ditch and rolled onto its ...

Police Investigate Motorcycle & Vehicle Collision

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Motorcycle & Vehicle Collision ​ At 11:19 Hours, Halifax Regional Police responded to a motorcycle & vehicle collision in 700 block of Pleasant Street Dartmouth.​ The driver of the motorcycle sustained life-threatening injuries.​ HRM Fire & Emergency and Emergency Health Service paramedics are currently on scene. The investigation is in the ...

RCMP arrests three drivers for alcohol-related offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrests three drivers for alcohol-related offences Halifax District RCMP arrested three drivers on Sunday, May 9 for alcohol-related offences. At 11:20 a.m., police stopped a vehicle in Dartmouth. The driver was showing signs of impairment, and police asked him to provide a breath sample. The driver, a​ 27-year-old Dartmouth man, failed ...

CAA Atlantic and the RCMP are urging motorists to make space for tow trucks and emergency vehicles providing service on the side of the road on Canada’s 3rd annual National Slow Down Move Over Day

**** CAA / RCMP Media Release CAA Atlantic and the RCMP are urging motorists to make space for tow trucks and emergency vehicles providing service on the side of the road on Canada’s 3rd annual National Slow Down Move Over Day. The day promotes a safe working environment for tow truck operators across the country. ...

Police issue 29 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 29 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 29 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences last Friday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 29 summary offence tickets: 17 for speeding; 1 for stunting; and 11 for other offences including ...

Pedestrian dies in hospital following motor vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release Pedestrian dies in hospital following motor vehicle collision ​ Kings District RCMP are investigating after vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in New Minas. ​ On Tuesday May 4 at approximately 4 p.m., police responded to a collision in a parking lot on Commercial St. in New Minas. Police and emergency responders ...

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 38-year-old adult male with impaired driving after a single motorcycle collision

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 38-year-old adult male with impaired driving after a single motorcycle collision in New Glasgow, N.S. On Thursday May 6, 2021 at 9:30 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received reports of a single motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed on Westville Road, ...

Police issue 76 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 76 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ This week, Halifax Regional Police issued 76 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 76 summary offence tickets: 26 for speeding; 1 for stunting; and 49 for other offences including ...

Injury Accident-​ Pleasant St Dartmouth​

**** HRP Media Release Injury Accident-​ Pleasant St Dartmouth​ Halifax Regional Police were called to the 100 block of Pleasant St in Dartmouth for a report of a two vehicle collision with injuries.​ Traffic was diverted while the scene was managed and Halifax Regional Police Accident Investigation members attended.​ Both drivers were transported by EHS ...

Water Distribution System Flushing Update

**** Halifax Water Release Water Distribution System Flushing Update ​ Each day from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Halifax Water crews are continuing with our seasonal hydrant flushing activities to maintain high-quality water throughout the water distribution system in HRM. As a result of this water distribution system maintenance, some customers in or near the ...

New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 32-year-old driver for violating the Emergency Management Act

**** New Glasgow Police Release New Glasgow Regional Police charge a 32-year-old driver for violating the Emergency Management Act. New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 32-year-old male driver for violating the Emergency Management Act. On Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 9:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police conducted a vehicle stop and charged the male ...

Help the RCMP find stolen truck

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP find stolen truck On April 23, Victoria County District RCMP received a report that a white 2012 Ford F-150 had been stolen from a private driveway in Black Rock. Victoria County District RCMP have been investigating and have identified a person of interest; however, they have not been ...

Kings District RCMP responds to serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP responds to serious collision ​ Kings District RCMP are investigating following a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in New Minas. ​ At approximately 4:00 p.m. yesterday, police were notified of a collision in a business parking lot on Commercial St. in New Minas. Police and EHS attended the ...

Have you seen this Dump Trailer?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this Dump Trailer?  At approximately 5:00 a.m. on May 1, someone stole a galvanized 8ft x 12ft “K Trail” dump trailer with Nova Scotia license plate T437508 from a business on South River Rd. in Antigonish. At the time the trailer was taken, it was lined with wooden ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:30 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 in ...

Woman arrested for dangerous driving and flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release Woman arrested for dangerous driving and flight from police Halifax District RCMP arrested a woman for dangerous driving and flight from police. On May 2, at approximately 9:30 p.m., police were travelling on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon when they observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed. The ...

(Update) On-Street Parking Rate & Time Limit Changes; Addition of Parking Permit for Zone 15

**** HRM Media Release On-Street Parking Rate & Time Limit Changes; Addition of Parking Permit for Zone 15 ​ UPDATED: Parking permits for all zones, including for the new commuter parking zone 15, will be sold online beginning Monday, May 17 for the month of June. Residents can purchase and manage parking permits using the new​ ...

Rail Safety in Canada

**** Transport Canada Release Rail Safety in Canada With nearly 41,711 route-kilometers of track, Canada has the third-largest rail network in the world. Railways played a key role in shaping our country. They continue to be important for our economy as a primary mode of freight transportation. The Canadian rail system has both federal and ...

Highway 104 Twinning Project Update

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Highway 104 Twinning Project Update —————————————————————- The twinning project that will make Highway 104 safer for motorists and improve the efficiency of one of the province’s most important transportation corridors is well underway. The section of highway between Sutherlands River, Pictou Co., and Antigonish is now an active construction zone for ...

Emergency Preparedness Week 2021

**** HRM Media Release Emergency Preparedness Week 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021 (Halifax, NS) – As part of Emergency Preparedness Week beginning Sunday, May 2, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency’s (HRFE’s) Emergency Management Division is encouraging all residents to ‘be ready for anything’. The past year has highlighted the importance of emergency preparedness with the ...

RCMP arrest man for assault with a weapon and impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest man for assault with a weapon and impaired driving ​ Halifax District RCMP have arrested a 51-year-old Dartmouth man following an incident in Lower Sackville. ​ At approximately 6:10 p.m. yesterday, police responded to a dangerous driving complaint on Brooks St. Further information indicated the car had also struck ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 30th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 30th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant ...

RCMP charge man for multi-jurisdictional thefts of catalytic converters

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge man for multi-jurisdictional thefts of catalytic converters The RCMP have charged a man related to an investigation of more than 90 thefts of catalytic converters in numerous communities across Hants County and the Halifax Regional Municipality. On April 21 at approximately 7 a.m., members of the West Hants District ...

RCMP arrest six drivers impaired by drugs in eleven days

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP arrest six drivers impaired by drugs in eleven days ​ Members with RCMP Northwest Traffic Services have arrested six drivers between April 16 and April 27 for impaired driving by drugs. Officers noticed signs of recent drug use while conducting the following traffic stops on Highways 102 and 104: ​ ...

HRM is providing temporary special parking permits for Health Care workers

**** HRM Media Release In response to recent Public Health measures, we are providing temporary special parking permits for Health Care workers. When displayed, this permit allows you to park in select areas (see maps) all day. Permits will be available soon from your employer. Parking is still first come, first served and the permit ...

Water Distribution System Flushing Update

**** Halifax Water Release Water Distribution System Flushing Update ​ Halifax Water crews are continuing with our seasonal hydrant flushing activities to maintain high-quality water throughout the water distribution system in HRM each day from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. As a result of this water distribution system maintenance, some customers in or near the ...

Police charge man for drug trafficking and dangerous driving​ ​

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for drug trafficking and dangerous driving​ ​ ​ Police have charged a man for drug trafficking, dangerous driving and fleeing police after a brief pursuit in Halifax earlier this morning. ​ At approximately 3:45 a.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle on Inglis Street in Halifax. The officer ...

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 4:40 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 in ...

Burn Restrictions for April 28, 2021 2:00 pm to April 29, 2021 8:00 am.

**** Info via DNR Burn Restrictions for April 28, 2021 2:00 pm to April 29, 2021 8:00 am. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) Source http://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...

Move over for emergency vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Move over for emergency vehicles ​ Halifax Regional Police is reminding motorists to slow down and move over when they see an emergency vehicle with its lights flashing. ​ The roadside is often the workplace for many emergency and public safety workers. To help create a safe space, you must slow ...

The Ten Worst Roads in Atlantic Canada

**** CAA Media Release The Ten Worst Roads in Atlantic Canada CAA Atlantic has released the results of its 10th annual Worst Roads campaign. The 10 Worst Roads in Atlantic Canada for 2021 as voted by the public are: 1. Terra Nova Road, Terra Nova, Newfoundland and Labrador 2. Newfoundland and Labrador 410, Newfoundland and ...

COVID-19 Message to CAA Members and Clients

**** CAA Media Release At CAA Atlantic we are committed to strictly following provincial and federal guidelines when it comes to COVID-19 related safety regulations for the safety of you, our Members, and our staff. CAA Atlantic is closely monitoring the ever-changing COVID crisis. As of April 26, 2021 CAA Atlantic has temporarily closed our ...

Man seriously injured after hit and run involving truck

**** RCMP Media Release At 2:05 a.m. on April 25, Halifax District RCMP received a report that a man had been hit by a truck on Gatehouse Run in Hammonds Plains. RCMP, Fire and EHS attended and located the victim, a 27-year-old man from East Dover. He was taken to hospital by EHS with life ...

Help the RCMP locate a stolen truck

**** RCMP Media Release Help the RCMP locate a stolen truck On April 15, 2021, Victoria County District RCMP received a report that a black 2018 Ford F-150 was stolen from where it had broken down on the Cabot Trail the night before. On April 14, the vehicle owner had experienced mechanical issues and parked ...

(Update) Police onscene for a traffic collison / Highway closed – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release In regards to the earlier messaging for the 111 Highway closure in Dartmouth, both directions are fully re-opened.   Police onscene for a traffic collison / Highway closed – Dartmouth ​ 9:30 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on the 111 Highway at exit 5 regarding a ...

Change in Public Health contact tracing process​

**** NSHA Media Release Change in Public Health contact tracing process​ The current spike in cases requires the Public Health team to shift contact tracing priorities. Public health is currently able to contact all new cases within 24 hours. There may be delays in contacting high-risk contacts of those cases. In some situations individuals may ...

Annapolis District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Highway​ 201​ in Paradise

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to fatal collision Annapolis District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Highway​ 201​ in Paradise. At approximately​ 1:15 p.m. this afternoon, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway​ 201. Police, Fire and EHS attended the scene and located a motorcycle that left the roadway. ...

Burn Restrictions for April 24, 2021 2:00 pm to April 25, 2021 8:00 am.

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for April 24, 2021 2:00 pm to April 25, 2021 8:00 am. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) Source : http://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...

Water Distribution System Flushing

**** Halifax Water Release Water Distribution System Flushing ​ In order to maintain high-quality water throughout the water distribution system, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking seasonal hydrant flushing Sunday, April 25 in the areas of Westphal, Caledonia and Montebello; West Bedford, Kearney Lake and Hemlock Ravine; downtown Halifax and Spryfield. ​ Flushing in these areas will begin ...

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 23)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 23) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal RICHMOND COUNTY: Highway 104, Port Hawkesbury Highway ...

Police issue 32 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 32 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Yesterday, Halifax Regional Police issued 32 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 32 summary offence tickets: 11 for speeding; 1 for stunting; and 20 for other offences including no ...

Earth Day 2021

**** Info via Environment Canada Earth Day 2021 Today is Earth Day, a globally coordinated event held every year on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. This year’s theme, #TakeCareofThePlanet, hopes to raise awareness among Canadians about the urgency of taking action for the environment and to encourage them to take concrete action to ...

Report of Crane Collapse Released

**** LABOUR Media Release Report of Crane Collapse Released The report of the tower crane collapse that occurred during Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 7, 2019 is now complete. The report provides an overview of the investigation conducted by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education. It includes the findings with respect to the cause of ...

New technology to increase road safety

**** RCMP Media Release New technology to increase road safety The Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit will be using new traffic surveyors to increase road safety in Halifax Regional Municipality. The equipment surveys the speed of each vehicle that passes, as well as the date, time and direction of travel.​ The traffic surveyors do not ...

Police issue 36 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 36 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 36 tickets for speeding, stunting and other motor vehicle-related offences yesterday. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 36 summary offence tickets yesterday: 15 for speeding; 1 for stunting; and 20 for other offences including ...

Motor vehicle collision involving ATV

**** HRP Media Release Motor vehicle collision involving ATV At 10:55 PM police responded to the 100 block of Hebridean Dr in Halifax,​ after a witness located a crash involving an ATV. The driver, an adult male, was located with the ATV and was transported to the hospital by EHS for treatment of injuries. The ...

RCMP responds to fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP responds to fatal collision ​ Halifax District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Highway 224 in Cook Brooks. ​ At approximately​ 10​ a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway​ 224. Police, Fire and EHS attended the scene and located a car that ...

Police issue 71 tickets for driving offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 71 tickets for driving offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 71 tickets for motor vehicle-related offences over the last two days. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on many of our roadways on Monday and Tuesday. Officers issued 71 summary offence tickets: 20 for speeding, one for ...

Eastern Passage woman charged with attempted murder

**** RCMP Media Release Eastern Passage woman charged with attempted murder ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division has charged a 39-year-old woman from Eastern Passage with attempted murder following an incident on January 10, 2021, in Westphal. ​ At 9:55 p.m., on January 10, Halifax District RCMP was notified that a 36-year-old man from ...

Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 11:25 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed on Barrington Street in Halifax. The officer confirmed the motorcycle’s ...

Burn Restrictions for April 20, 2021 2:00 pm to April 21, 2021 8:00 am.

**** DNR Release Burn Restrictions for April 20, 2021 2:00 pm to April 21, 2021 8:00 am. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) Source : http://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...

Guysborough County District RCMP responds to fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Guysborough County District RCMP responds to fatal collision ​ Guysborough County District RCMP is investigating after an off-road vehicle collision on Sonora Rd. in Sherbooke. ​ At approximately 9:40 p.m. on April 16, police were notified of a collision on Sonora Rd. in Sherbrooke. Police and EHS attended the scene and ...

Kings District RCMP charge vehicle driver after a disturbance

**** RCMP Media Release Kings District RCMP charge vehicle driver after a disturbance Kings District RCMP has charged a vehicle driver after being called to a reported disturbance in North Alton. At approximately 4:00 a.m. on April 18, Kings District RCMP attended a residence on Ward Ave. in North Alton after receiving a call about ...

Main Street/Highway 7 – Speed Limit Change​

**** HRM Media Release Main Street/Highway 7 – Speed Limit Change​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the speed limit will be reduced from 70 km/h to 60 km/h on Main Street (Highway 7) in Dartmouth, from Broom Road to Salmon River Bridge. This change will go into effect on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. ...

Stranded motorists located by Victoria County District RCMP

**** RCMP Media Release Stranded motorists located by Victoria County District RCMP ​ On April 17, 2021, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Victoria County District RCMP received a call about a couple on a fishing trip who had gotten their vehicle stuck on Highland Rd., approximately 45 km into the Highlands. The couple had begun walking ...

Weymouth man charged for assaulting police officers and impaired driving offences

**** RCMP Media Release Weymouth man charged for assaulting police officers and impaired driving offences Halifax District RCMP charged a 25-year-old Weymouth man for assaulting police officers and impaired driving offences. On April 17, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit was on patrol in the area of Windmill ...

Police charge man with weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man for weapons and impaired driving offences in relation to an incident that occurred on the weekend. ​ At approximately 11:10 a.m. on April 17, police responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in a parking lot in ...

Police Arrest driver for flight from police and weapons possession

**** HRP Media Release Police Arrest driver for flight from police and weapons possession ​ At 11:10 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a suspicious vehicle and possible impaired driver in a parking lot in the 100 block of Kearney Lake Road Halifax.​ Patrol officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, a gray Jetta.​Officers requested the ...

Water Distribution System Flushing

**** Halifax Water Release Water Distribution System Flushing ​ In order to maintain high-quality water throughout the water distribution system, Halifax Water crews will begin seasonal hydrant flushing Sunday, April 18 in the areas of Westphal, Caledonia and Montebello; Kingswood and Upper Hammonds Plains; downtown Halifax and Spryfield. ​ Flushing in these areas will begin Sunday, April 18 ...