Traffic, Weather & Utility

RCMP arrests two men following flight from police

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

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

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)

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 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

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

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

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 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

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 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

(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

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

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

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 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

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.

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

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

(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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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?

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 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)

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

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 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

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 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

(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

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

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

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 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​

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

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: https://weather.gc.ca/hurricane/track_e.html ...
Police Investigate Serious Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

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

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

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)

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

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 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

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

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 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

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.

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?

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

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 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

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

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)

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

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

(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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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.

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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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 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

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​

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

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 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

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

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?

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

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

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

(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

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

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

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 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)

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 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 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 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

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​ ​

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

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 https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
Move over for emergency vehicles

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

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

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

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

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

(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​

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

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.

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 : https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
Water Distribution System Flushing

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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.

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 : https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
Guysborough County District RCMP responds to fatal collision

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

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​

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...
Police issue 46 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 46 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 46 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offence ​ Yesterday, Halifax Regional Police issued 46 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 46 summary offence tickets: 25 for speeding and 21 for other offences including no insurance, expired plates and ...
Traffic stops lead to two arrested for being more then twice over the limit

Traffic stops lead to two arrested for being more then twice over the limit

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic stops lead to two arrested for being more then twice over the limit Halifax District RCMP arrested two impaired drivers on April 14 who provided samples more then twice the legal limit during traffic stops. At 10:25 a.m., a Halifax District RCMP member on patrol in Eastern Passage stopped a ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 16th) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 16th) 

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 16th)  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: Trunk 4, Broadway/Highway 104 Overpass ...
Lifting of Spring Weight Restrictions

Lifting of Spring Weight Restrictions

****  HRM Media Release Lifting of Spring Weight Restrictions ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that spring weight restrictions will be lifted on roads maintained by the municipality, as of as of 11:59 pm on Sunday, April 18. ​ Spring weight restrictions will also be lifted on roads in the municipality maintained by the ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for March

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for March

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for March ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 29 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of March. ​ Of the 29 drivers, 19 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, one was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...
Police issue 75 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 75 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 75 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 75 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences over the last two days. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 75 summary offence tickets on Tuesday and Wednesday: 22 for speeding and 53 for ...
Spring road safety

Spring road safety

**** HRP Media Release Spring road safety ​ With Spring in full bloom, our neighborhood streets are busy with people out and about enjoying the warm, sunny weather. Halifax Regional Police is encouraging everyone to do their part to safely share our roadways. Motorists: Avoid distractions and focus on driving. Drive within the posted speed ...
Spring songbird migration changes

Spring songbird migration changes

**** Info via Environment Canada Spring songbird migration changes The songbird sounds of spring may start to arrive earlier in Canada as our climate continues to change. In their study, Changes in wind assistance for nocturnally migrating bird populations, Cornell Lab ornithology scientists in the US, have projected that climate change may cause stronger winds during ...
RCMP reminding motorists to keep in control by slowing down

RCMP reminding motorists to keep in control by slowing down

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminding motorists to keep in control by slowing down ​ The Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding motorists to keep in control by slowing down to ensure you and your passengers arrive safely at your destination. ​ In 2020, the Nova Scotia RCMP responded to 26 fatal and serious injury collisions that involved some ...
Halifax Mobility Response: Argyle Street – Summer Road Closure

Halifax Mobility Response: Argyle Street – Summer Road Closure

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Mobility Response: Argyle Street – Summer Road Closure The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that beginning Thursday, April 15 at 8 a.m., Argyle Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Prince and Blowers streets as part of the Halifax Mobility Response plan. ​ This closure will ...
RCMP warns against street racing

RCMP warns against street racing

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP warns against street racing With the nicer weather upon us, street racers are once again gathering on Otter Lake Dr. in Otter Lake. During the evening of Sunday, April 11, Halifax District RCMP attended Otter Lake Dr. proactively to deter this activity. Over 100 vehicles came into the area and ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for March​ 2021

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for March​ 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for March​ 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 March 2021, the Nova Scotia RCMP charged ...
Police issue 30 tickets for driving offences

Police issue 30 tickets for driving offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 30 tickets for driving offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 30 tickets for motor vehicle-related offences throughout the region yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on many of our roadways yesterday. Throughout the day, officers issued 30 summary offence tickets: eleven for speeding; and 19 for ...
Windsor Street Exchange Redevelopment Project ​ – Survey and Virtual Open House ​

Windsor Street Exchange Redevelopment Project ​ – Survey and Virtual Open House ​

**** HRM Media Release Windsor Street Exchange Redevelopment Project ​ – Survey and Virtual Open House ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to participate in a survey and virtual open house to help inform the design of the Windsor Street Exchange Redevelopment Project. ​ The Windsor Street Exchange Redevelopment Project involves the redesign ...
Burning Rules and Regulations in HRM

Burning Rules and Regulations in HRM

**** Info via Halifax.ca Burning Rules and Regulations It is important to protect your home and community. Domestic Burning in a Permit Required Zone   If your property is serviced with both municipal water AND sewer, then you are in what’s described as a Permit Required Zone. Most of the urban/suburban lots in the municipality ...
Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Five New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————- Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 11. ​ There are four cases in Central Zone. Two cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and the other two are close contacts of previously reported cases. ​ There is ...
Speeding is never worth the risk.

Speeding is never worth the risk.

**** Cape Breton Police Release Speeding is never worth the risk. Limits are carefully set for the safety of everyone using the roadway; driving too fast reduces your reaction time and creates danger. It can also lead to other aggressive behaviours like tailgating, weaving in and out of traffic, and failing to yield to the ...
What is distracted driving?

What is distracted driving?

**** Transport Canada Release Distracted driving puts Canadian road users at risk. Learn about distracted driving, how you can avoid it, and what is happening in Canada to prevent distraction on our roads. What is distracted driving? Distracted driving happens when a driver’s attention is taken away from the driving task because they are focused ...
Burn Restrictions for April 9, 2021 2:00 pm to April 10, 2021 8:00 am.

Burn Restrictions for April 9, 2021 2:00 pm to April 10, 2021 8:00 am.

 This page is updated at 2:00 pm daily. Check your municipal bylaws  Burn Restrictions for April 9, 2021 2:00 pm to April 10, 2021 8:00 am. Source : https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
Police charge man for stunting

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 today. ​ At approximately 11 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near ...
Police issue 74 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 74 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 74 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 74 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences over the last two days and charged a driver for stunting this morning. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 74 summary offence tickets on Wednesday ...
Park and trail safety tips

Park and trail safety tips

**** HRP Media Release Park and trail safety tips ​ Police are sharing some tips to keep in mind when heading out to enjoy the spring weather at the many parks and trails in our community. ​ For everyone’s enjoyment and safety, follow park/trail regulations and COVID-19 public health directives related to social distancing and ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for March​ 2021

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for March​ 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 March​ 2021​ ...
ReadyLIFT brand lift kits recalled due to crash hazard

ReadyLIFT brand lift kits recalled due to crash hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada ReadyLIFT brand lift kits recalled due to crash hazard Common name: ReadyLIFT brand lift kits Product description: This recall involves ReadyLIFT brand lift kits containing M18 Class 10.9 bolts in sizes ranging from 130mm to 150mm in length. The following lift kits are affected: Part/stock keep number Name of Product Vehicle years ...
Burn Restrictions for April 8, 2021 2:00 pm to April 9, 2021 8:00 am.

Burn Restrictions for April 8, 2021 2:00 pm to April 9, 2021 8:00 am.

**** Info via NS DNR Burn Restrictions for April 8, 2021 2:00 pm to April 9, 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: https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
A great reminder via the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association

A great reminder via the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association

A great reminder via the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association: “As temperatures climb, so do the risk of grass and wild land fires. Please do not throw burning cigarette butts out of vehicle windows. Let’s do our part to keep our community, and each other, safe.” ...
Police remind people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles

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 115 reports of thefts from vehicles with a number related to vehicles parked in parkades. ​ Whether you’re parked in ...
Hydrant Maintenance – Bedford Highway

Hydrant Maintenance – Bedford Highway

**** Halifax Water Release Hydrant Maintenance – Bedford Highway ​ Halifax Water crews will be undertaking hydrant maintenance tomorrow (Thursday, April 8th) on the Bedford Highway. ​ This work will require a lane drop in the outbound lane near 1611 Bedford Highway from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. The sidewalk in the work zone will be closed. There ...
Police issue 32 tickets for driving offences

Police issue 32 tickets for driving offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 32 tickets for driving offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 32 tickets for motor vehicle-related offences throughout the region yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on many of our roadways yesterday. Throughout the day, officers issued 32 summary offence tickets: eight for speeding; and 24 for ...
RCMP : Plenty of tactics to catch auto thieves

RCMP : Plenty of tactics to catch auto thieves

**** RCMP Media Release Plenty of tactics to catch auto thieves A stolen vehicle causes more than a headache. Victims can be left without transportation, with missed appointments and with insurance bills. And perpetrators can use the stolen cars during other crimes. In 2019, about 27 per cent of Canada’s reported motor vehicle thefts happened in Alberta, according ...
Throughout April, @HfxRegPolice are highlighting the risks of #AggressiveDriving

Throughout April, @HfxRegPolice are highlighting the risks of #AggressiveDriving

**** HRP Media Release Throughout April, @HfxRegPolice are highlighting the risks of #AggressiveDriving. Choosing to speed & drive aggressively can be a life-changing decision. Make the right choice for you & others by driving safely. Always, be cautious of cyclists & pedestrians. #SlowDown   ...
Imagine Spring Garden Road – Clyde Street two-way traffic conversion

Imagine Spring Garden Road – Clyde Street two-way traffic conversion

**** HRM Media Release Imagine Spring Garden Road – Clyde Street two-way traffic conversion ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following changes that will go into effect on Clyde Street in support of the Spring Garden Road Streetscaping Project (Imagine Spring Garden Road): ​ Clyde Street, between Brenton Street and Dresden Row, ...
Motor Vehicle Collision – Property Damage to Gas Line –  3501 Dutch Village Road

Motor Vehicle Collision – Property Damage to Gas Line –  3501 Dutch Village Road

**** HRP Media Release Motor Vehicle Collision – Property Damage to Gas Line –  3501 Dutch Village Road Update – Police are no longer on scene in the area of 3501 Dutch Village Road. Normal traffic flow has resumed. Repair crews remain on scene for completion of work.​ Thank you to everyone for your patience ...
Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing taking place in Musquodoboit Harbour

Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing taking place in Musquodoboit Harbour

**** NSHA Media Release Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing taking place in Musquodoboit Harbour MUSQUODOBOIT, N.S. –- Pop-up rapid COVID-19 testing is taking place in Musquodoboit Harbour on Tuesday and Wednesday.​ Tuesday, Apr. 6 – Eastern Shore Community Centre, 67 Park Rd. from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Apr. 7 – Eastern Shore Community Centre, 67 Park ...
Police remind motorists of deteriorating road conditions

Police remind motorists of deteriorating road conditions

**** HRP Media Release Police remind motorists of deteriorating road conditions ​ With the forecast calling for freezing rain and snow over the next 24 hours, police are advising motorist to prepare for changing road conditions throughout the day. ​ Allow extra time for your commute so you don’t feel that you have to rush. ...
Police charge male with stunting – Dartmouth

Police charge male with stunting – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police charge male with stunting – Dartmouth At 11:36 p.m. on the 3rd of April, Halifax Regional Police observed a white SUV and a gray sedan travelling at a high rate of speed Northbound on 111 Highway, Dartmouth.​ An officer paced the vehicles speed at 160 Km/h in an 80 Km/h zone.​The officer activated ...
(ENDED)  Freezing rain warning in effect

(ENDED) Freezing rain warning in effect

**** Info via ENVIRONMENT CANADA — ENDED Freezing rain warning in effect Significant ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Locations: Halifax, Hants, Colchester, Guysborough, Pictou, Antigonish, and Inverness Counties. Remarks: The freezing rain will spread to central regions and then change to rain Sunday morning. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways ...
RCMP removes three drivers from road within three hours for alcohol-related offences

RCMP removes three drivers from road within three hours for alcohol-related offences

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP removes three drivers from road within three hours for alcohol-related offences   ​Halifax District RCMP removed three drivers from the roads overnight within a three-hour period for alcohol-related offences. ​ On March 31 at 11:15 p.m., a member was on patrol and heard tires squealing nearby. The suspect vehicle was ...
Multi-agency safety enforcement initiative in New Glasgow

Multi-agency safety enforcement initiative in New Glasgow

**** New Glasgow Police Release Multi-agency safety enforcement initiative in New Glasgow   On March 31, 2021, New Glasgow Regional Police and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal’s Vehicle Transportation Inspection Division participated in a joint enforcement operation. Checkpoints were set up in throughout the Town of New Glasgow. Over 150 vehicles ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 1st)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 1st)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 1st) 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 ...
Police issue 43 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 43 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 43 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 43 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences yesterday and charged a man for stunting this morning. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 16 summary offence tickets for speeding, including the stunting charge, ...
ATV driver arrested for impaired operation

ATV driver arrested for impaired operation

**** RCMP Media Release ATV driver arrested for impaired operation ​Yarmouth Municipal RCMP has arrested a man for impaired operation of a conveyance in a restaurant drive-thru lineup in Yarmouth. At approximately 12:20 a.m. on March 28, 2021, a Yarmouth Municipal RCMP member was on routine patrol in town when he observed an ATV in ...
RCMP reminding ATV riders to make safety a priority

RCMP reminding ATV riders to make safety a priority

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminding ATV riders to make safety a priority ​ With warmer weather approaching, the Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) enthusiasts to make safety a priority when on the trails this season.​ ​ Each year, the Nova Scotia RCMP responds to ATV collisions, some resulting in fatality or serious ...
(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada 

(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada 

**** Info via Environment Canada —- ENDED   Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada  Rain, heavy at times is expected. Total rainfall: 30 to 60 mm. Locations: Halifax county and much of southwestern Nova Scotia. Time span: beginning Thursday morning and continuing into Friday. Remarks: Periods of rain will develop over southwestern Nova Scotia ...
RCMP investigates fatal collision

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision ​ Lunenburg County District RCMP is investigating after a fatal collision on Highway 3. ​ At approximately 2:15 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police were notified of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 3 near Gold River. Police, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found three damaged vehicles ...
Police issue 72 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 72 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 72 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 72 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences over the last two days. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 72 summary offence tickets on Monday and Tuesday: 18 for speeding; 53 for other ...
(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada —  ENDED Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada A prolonged period of rain at times heavy is likely. Total rainfall: more than 50 mm. Locations: coastal Nova Scotia from Digby County to Guysborough County Time span: Thursday afternoon to Saturday afternoon. Remarks: Rain at times heavy will likely ...
Police investigate fatal motor vehicle crash

Police investigate fatal motor vehicle crash

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate fatal motor vehicle crash ​ Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash in Dartmouth that occurred this morning. ​ At approximately 9:10 a.m. officers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash near Everette and Pleasant streets in Dartmouth. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a ...
Update:​ RCMP investigates fatal collision

Update:​ RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Update:​ RCMP investigates fatal collision ​A person has died as a result of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 217. On March 28, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Digby RCMP were called to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 217 in Roxville. A pickup truck struck a power pole, which caused extensive damage to the ...
RCMP Investigates Serious Collision

RCMP Investigates Serious Collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Investigates Serious Collision At approximately 2:45 am this morning, Digby RCMP were called to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 217 in Roxville. The RCMP, Fire, EHS attended the scene and found a pickup which had struck a power pole. The vehicle sustained extensive damage. A collision re-constructionist is attending ...
Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified  / Potential exposure to variant case of COVID-19 at King’s Wharf Place in the Central Zone

Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified / Potential exposure to variant case of COVID-19 at King’s Wharf Place in the Central Zone

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release Two New Cases of COVID-19, Additional Variant Case Identified ——————————————————————————————————————— Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 28. ​ The cases are both in the Central Zone. One is related to travel and the other is under investigation. Federally mandated testing confirmed one new UK ...
Injury Accident -Highway 102 Inbound-Exit 1A

Injury Accident -Highway 102 Inbound-Exit 1A

**** HRP Media Release Injury Accident -Highway 102 Inbound-Exit 1A Halifax Regional Police are currently on scene of a single vehicle motor vehicle collision with injuries, inbound on the 102 Highway at exit 1A. Access to the 102 Highway is closed at this exit, with traffic being diverted onto the 103 Highway while the scene ...
(ENDED) Rainfall and wind warnings in effect via Environment Canada

(ENDED) Rainfall and wind warnings in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ** ENDED Rainfall and wind warnings in effect via Environment Canada Rainfall warning in effect  Rain, heavy at times is expected. Total rainfall: 25 to 60 mm. Locations: all counties except along the Northumberland Strait Time span: this evening until Monday afternoon. Remarks: Periods of rain, at times heavy, will ...
(ENDED) Special weather statement has been issued via Environment Canada

(ENDED) Special weather statement has been issued via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED Special weather statement has been issued via Environment Canada Significant rainfall, wind and possible storm surge expected Sunday night and into Monday. Total rainfall: possibly exceeding 20 mm especially along the Atlantic Coast. Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: Sunday evening into Monday morning. Remarks: Rain and strong southeasterly winds ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 26th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 26th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 26th) 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 ...
Police issue 82 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 82 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 82 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 82 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences throughout the region over a two-day period. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 82 summary offence tickets on Wednesday and Thursday: 41 for speeding; and ...
Six drivers caught with fake inspection sticker

Six drivers caught with fake inspection sticker

**** RCMP Media Release Six drivers caught with fake inspection sticker ​ Halifax District RCMP has stopped six drivers with fake inspection stickers on their vehicles in Musquodoboit Harbour area since March 16. ​ On March 16, a member from the Halifax District RCMP in Musquodoboit charged three drivers for having a fake inspection sticker ...
Halifax District RCMP recently rescued a dog in distress from a vehicle in Musquodoboit Harbour

Halifax District RCMP recently rescued a dog in distress from a vehicle in Musquodoboit Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP rescue dog in distress from vehicle ​Halifax District RCMP recently rescued a dog in distress from a vehicle in Musquodoboit Harbour.​ On March 24, at 3 p.m., members of the Musquodoboit Harbour Detachment were called to attend a parking lot on Highway 7 for a dog in distress.​ Upon arrival, ...
Helicopter to collect water quality samples at municipal lakes

Helicopter to collect water quality samples at municipal lakes

**** HRM Media Release Helicopter to collect water quality samples at municipal lakes UPDATE: The water quality testing has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 31. 52 lakes within the Halifax Regional Municipality will be tested for water quality on Monday, March 29, weather pending. These water quality samples will be collected by helicopter and by ...
RCMP charge three stunters in Halifax Regional Municipality within 20 hours

RCMP charge three stunters in Halifax Regional Municipality within 20 hours

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP charge three stunters in Halifax Regional Municipality within 20 hours Halifax District RCMP has charged three drivers with stunting within a 20-hour period. On March​ 20,​ at approximately​ 10:30​ p.m., a member saw a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Lucasville Rd. in Lucasville. The officer activated ...
Burn Restrictions for March 25, 2021 8:00 am to March 25, 2021 2:00 pm.

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

**** Info via novascotia.ca Check before you burn This page is updated at 2:00 pm daily. Check your municipal bylaws  Burn Restrictions for March 25, 2021 8:00 am to March 25, 2021 2:00 pm. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...
RCMP lay charges after stolen vehicles recovered

RCMP lay charges after stolen vehicles recovered

‘*** RCMP Media Release RCMP lay charges after stolen vehicles recovered Nova Scotia RCMP has laid multiple charges against a Yarmouth man after three incidents over multiple days. On March 8, at 5:17 p.m., Yarmouth Town RCMP responded to a complaint on Main St. that a male breached the conditions of his undertaking. Yarmouth Town ...
Agricola Street – Water Main Repair

Agricola Street – Water Main Repair

**** Info via Halifax Water Agricola Street – Water Main Repair Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 3382 Agricola Street, Halifax. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. There is a lane drop in place in the work zone. Sidewalks remain ...
Burn Restrictions for March 24, 2021 2:00 pm to March 25, 2021 8:00 am.

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

**** Info via novascotia.ca. Burn Restrictions for March 24, 2021 2:00 pm to March 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) https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
Driving complaint leads to multiple charges, recovery of stolen vehicle

Driving complaint leads to multiple charges, recovery of stolen vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Driving complaint leads to multiple charges, recovery of stolen vehicle ​ Digby RCMP responded to a driving complaint, which lead to the discovery of a stolen vehicle, three persons arrested and multiple charges. ​ On March 20, at 9:18 p.m., Digby RCMP responded to a complaint that a vehicle was being ...
Police issue 61 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 61 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 61 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 61 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences throughout the region yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on many of our roadways yesterday. Over a period of a couple of hours, the ...
Police charge man for stunting

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 today. ​ At approximately 1:45 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed on Dunbrack Street near ...
Burn Restrictions for March 23, 2021 2:00 pm to March 24, 2021 8:00 am

Burn Restrictions for March 23, 2021 2:00 pm to March 24, 2021 8:00 am

**** Info via novascotia.ca Burn Restrictions for March 23, 2021 2:00 pm to March 24, 2021 8:00 am Restricted burn day – Burning is permitted between the hours of 7pm and 8am the following day. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) ...
RCMP investigates fatal collision

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision Meteghan RCMP is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred yesterday evening. At approximately​ 6:10​ p.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 involving a motorcycle. The driver, a​ 63-year-old man from Weymouth, was pronounced deceased at the scene. An RCMP ...
CAA Atlantic launches 10th annual Worst Roads campaign

CAA Atlantic launches 10th annual Worst Roads campaign

**** CAA Media Release CAA Atlantic launches 10th annual Worst Roads campaign For the 10th year, CAA Atlantic is asking Atlantic Canadians to cast their vote for the region’s worst road. The annual Worst Roads campaign launches today and will run until April 13, 2021. Every road in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, ...
Have you seen this truck?

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? Pictou District RCMP is investigating the theft of a beige/tan 2008 Chevrolet Silverado. The truck was stolen from the driveway at a residence in Mount Thom sometime between 11 p.m. March 19 and 3 a.m. on March 20. The truck has a Westville Fire decal on ...
National Impaired Driving Prevention Week

National Impaired Driving Prevention Week

**** Info via Canada.ca National Impaired Driving Prevention Week March 21 – 27, 2021 “The consequences of impaired driving are 100% preventable. We can all do our part to stop costly and tragic outcomes with a few simple steps.” – RCMP National Impaired Driving Prevention Week is designated as the third week of March each ...
Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week

Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week

**** HRP Media Release Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week The pedestrian injured in a collision that occurred last week​ at Young Street and Kempt Road in Halifax has died from injuries sustained.  On March 16, at 7:58​ a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle & pedestrian collision at Young Street and Kempt ...
Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

**** HRM Media Release Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice.   Snow Clearing UpdateThe majority of main streets are clear and passable, with detail work ongoing on streets, sidewalks and bike lanes. Operations are active in all ...
Halifax Regional Police issued 108 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences this week throughout the region.

Halifax Regional Police issued 108 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences this week throughout the region.

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 108 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 108 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences this week throughout the region. ​ Members from the HRP Traffic Unit issued 108 summary offence tickets over the last four days: 53 for speeding; 54 for ...
Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., March 20

Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., March 20

**** HRM Media Release Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., March 20  Please be advised that the municipal overnight winter parking ban will​ be enforced overnight from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. to allow crews to properly clear the streets and sidewalks. ​ Vehicles must be off municipal streets during the hours noted ...
Atlantic hurricane name changes

Atlantic hurricane name changes

**** Info via Environment Canada Atlantic hurricane name changes On March 17, the World Meteorological Organization’s Hurricane Committee announced the retirement of the names Dorian (2019) and Laura, Eta and Iota (2020) from the existing rotating lists of Atlantic names, because of the death and destruction they had caused. It was also decided that the Greek alphabet would not be used in ...
Municipal service updates for winter storm

Municipal service updates for winter storm

**** HRM Media Release Municipal service updates for winter storm Crews are active in all areas and are applying de-icing materials. Streets, sidewalks and bike lanes are snow covered, and residents are reminded to use caution while travelling. The following are updates on municipal services: Solid Waste Due to the weather and road conditions, collection ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 19th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 19th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 19th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
(Ended) Snowfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

(Ended) Snowfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED Snowfall warning in effect via Environment Canada Significant snowfall expected today. Accumulation: 15 to 25 cm. Location: Central and eastern Nova Scotia. Remarks: Snow, at times heavy, will end this afternoon. The highest accumulations will be over eastern most areas of the province. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating ...
HRM Burning Rules and Regulations

HRM Burning Rules and Regulations

**** HRFE Release Burning Rules and Regulations Domestic Burning in a Permit Required Zone If your property is serviced with both municipal water AND sewer, then you are in what’s described as a Permit Required Zone. Most of the urban/suburban lots in the municipality are located in a Permit Required Zone. Permit Required Zone – ...
Keep all passengers safe by always buckling up

Keep all passengers safe by always buckling up

**** RCMP Media Release Keep all passengers safe by always buckling up Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding motorists to buckle up. Making sure that you and you passengers wear a seatbelt properly is the simplest and most effective way to protect everyone during a collision. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
An 18-year-old Middle Sackville man is facing charges in relation to break and enter to vehicles

An 18-year-old Middle Sackville man is facing charges in relation to break and enter to vehicles

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrest male seen breaking into vehicles An 18-year-old Middle Sackville man is facing charges in relation to break and enter to vehicles. At approximately 9:13 p.m. on March 15, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of a male checking vehicles in the area of Darlington Dr. RCMP ...
(Ended) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

(Ended) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED   Looks like winter is trying to make a stand. Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada Significant snowfall expected on Friday. Total snowfall: 10 cm with 15 cm or more possible over eastern Nova Scotia. Location: most of Nova Scotia. Remarks: Rain will change to snow early ...
Help RCMP identify hit-and-run driver

Help RCMP identify hit-and-run driver

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMP identify hit-and-run driverHalifax District RCMP are asking for public help to identify the driver of an older model silver Ford Ranger pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run collision in Lower Sackville on March 14 just before 9 p.m.At approximately 9 p.m., Halifax District RCMP was dispatched to the collision. ...
Police Investigate Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision

Police Investigate Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision At 7:58 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle & pedestrian collision at Young Street / Kempt Road Halifax.​ An adult male was crossing Young Street in a crosswalk and was struck by a pickup truck turning East onto Young Street from Kempt Road.​ The pedestrian ...
Halifax Regional Police charged 31 people with speeding on Friday

Halifax Regional Police charged 31 people with speeding on Friday

**** HRP Media Release Police charge 31 drivers for speeding Halifax Regional Police charged 31 people with speeding on Friday. The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on many of our roadways throughout the region on Friday. In addition to charging 29 drivers for speeding, members of the Traffic Unit also charged two drivers with ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for February​ 2021

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for February​ 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for February​ 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 February 2021, Nova Scotia RCMP charged six ...
Burn Restrictions Begin March 15

Burn Restrictions Begin March 15

**** LANDS/Forestry Media Release Burn Restrictions Begin March 15—————————————————————-Warmer, drier weather in the spring increases the risk of wildfires. That is why Nova Scotians should put safety first and check burn restrictions before starting a fire.Burn restrictions come into effect today, March 15. The BurnSafe map will be updated each day at 2 p.m. to ...
Starting Monday, March 15 until Saturday, March 20, the Alderney/Halifax ferry service will be FREE between 11 a.m and 2 p.m / More Family Fun in Dartmouth

Starting Monday, March 15 until Saturday, March 20, the Alderney/Halifax ferry service will be FREE between 11 a.m and 2 p.m / More Family Fun in Dartmouth

**** Info via the Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission MARCH BREAK ADVENTURE: The Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission and Downtown Halifax have collaborated on offering folks of all ages the opportunity to have a March Break adventure. Starting Monday, March 15 until Saturday, March 20, the Alderney/Halifax ferry service will be FREE between 11 a.m and 2 ...
Clocks #SpringForward on Sunday, March 14, making low-light morning commutes

Clocks #SpringForward on Sunday, March 14, making low-light morning commutes

**** HRP Media Release Clocks #SpringForward on Sunday, March 14, making low-light morning commutes. Motorists, turn headlights on and stay alert. Do double checks at crosswalks for pedestrians. Do a triple-check for cyclists when turning. Road users, consider wearing bright colours and/or reflectors. ...
Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Applications Open

Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Applications Open

**** ENERGY/MINES Media Release Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Applications Open—————————————————————-The province is strengthening its commitment to address climate change and grow the economy with its new Electric Vehicle Rebate program.“Nova Scotia is a national leader in fighting climate change by reducing emissions,” said Chuck Porter, Minister of Energy and Mines. “Use of electric vehicles and ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for February​ 2021

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for February​ 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 February​ 2021​ ...
Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off Ramp Area – Halifax

Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off Ramp Area – Halifax

**** Info via Halifax Water Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off Ramp Area – Halifax ​ Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water will be undertaking water system upgrades Saturday, March 13th near the Macdonald Bridge off ramp in Halifax. ​ This work will take place Saturday from 8:30AM – 4:30PM and will require a lane ...
Police issue 79 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

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 and other motor vehicle-related offences throughout the region yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit and community response officers were monitoring traffic on many of our roadways yesterday. Over a period of a ...
Have you seen this truck ?

Have you seen this truck ?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck ? Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of a blue 2007 GMC Sierra 2500. The truck was stolen from a business on Hammonds Plains Rd. in Hammonds Plains sometime between the evening of March 6 and 8 a.m. on March 8. The truck has a ...
Free parking in zone B, March 15-19

Free parking in zone B, March 15-19

**** HRM Media Release Free parking in zone B, March 15-19 The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the Downtown Halifax Business Commission will be offering free parking in zone B during March Break, from Monday, March 15 through Friday, March 19, to promote activities around the municipality. ​ During this time, parking sessions ...
Police charge man for stunting

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 today. ​ At approximately 11:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Main Street near ...
Police charge 30 drivers for speeding violations

Police charge 30 drivers for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police charge 30 drivers for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 30 drivers with speeding throughout the region yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on many of our roadways for speeding violations, and over a period of a couple of hours, officers issued 30 summary offence tickets. ...
Three drivers arrested with impaired driving related offences in 24 hours

Three drivers arrested with impaired driving related offences in 24 hours

**** RCMP Media Release Three drivers arrested with impaired driving related offences in 24 hours Halifax District RCMP have arrested three drivers in 24 hours for impaired driving related offences during traffic stops in the Halifax Regional Municipality. On March 7 at 9:30 p.m. RCMP arrested a 32-year-old man from Dartmouth on Baker Dr. in ...
Uniacke Street Neighbourhood – Speed Limit Changes

Uniacke Street Neighbourhood – Speed Limit Changes

**** HRM Media Release Uniacke Street 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 Uniacke Street neighbourhood. All streets with reduced speeds are inside the highlighted area of the map (attached). Crews will begin posting new ...
Halifax Water crews will be undertaking a water main repair this morning near 34 Vimy Avenue in Fairview

Halifax Water crews will be undertaking a water main repair this morning near 34 Vimy Avenue in Fairview

**** Info via Halifax Water Vimy Avenue – Water Main Repair Halifax Water crews will be undertaking a water main repair this morning near 34 Vimy Avenue in Fairview. Water service will be shut down on Vimy Avenue between Titus Street and Ford Street from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. There will be stop and ...
Truro Police Service charge two people with impaired driving from incidents overnight

Truro Police Service charge two people with impaired driving from incidents overnight

**** Truro Police Release The Truro Police Service charge two people with impaired driving from incidents overnight. Last evening the Truro Police Service received a call about a possible impaired driver leaving a local drinking establishment. Officers located the suspect vehicle and initiated a traffic stop, and as a result a 31 year old Truro ...
RCMP respond to snowmobile collision

RCMP respond to snowmobile collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP respond to snowmobile collision Colchester District RCMP responded to a snowmobile collision that resulted in a closure of Hwy 104. On March 8, at approximately 10:50 a.m. Colchester District RCMP were called to a snowmobile collision near Londonderry.​ Overnight, two snowmobilers were finishing a ride and made plans to meet the next ...
Lawn tractor operator faces impaired driving charges

Lawn tractor operator faces impaired driving charges

**** RCMP Media Release Lawn tractor operator faces impaired driving charges ​ A 55-year-old man from Eastern Passage is facing impaired driving charges related to operating a lawn tractor. On March 6 at 4:25 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop on two men riding a lawn tractor on ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 5th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 5th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 5th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
Police charge woman for stunting

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 yesterday. ​ At approximately 9:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 in ...
Halifax Regional Police charged 20 people with driving in excess of the posted speed limit yesterday

Halifax Regional Police charged 20 people with driving in excess of the posted speed limit yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police charge 20 drivers for speeding ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 20 people with driving in excess of the posted speed limit yesterday. ​ At approximately 1 p.m. a community response officer observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118 in Dartmouth near Wright Avenue. The ...
Halifax Regional Police charged 23 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of February

Halifax Regional Police charged 23 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of February

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for February ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 23 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of February. ​ Of the 23 drivers, 17 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, four were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...
Man charged with attempted murder following road rage incident

Man charged with attempted murder following road rage incident

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP has charged a 26-year-old man from Lawrencetown with attempted murder and other offences following a road rage incident in Lawrencetown. On February 24 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a man being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot off of ...
Police charge man for stunting

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 the Halifax region today. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Wingate ...
Vehicle stop results in impaired driving arrest, drugs and cash seizure

Vehicle stop results in impaired driving arrest, drugs and cash seizure

**** RCMP Media Release Millbrook RCMP have arrested an impaired driver and seized a large quantity of drugs and cash after the driver sped past a police vehicle. On February 25 at approximately 10:40 p.m., A member of the Millbrook RCMP Detachment was conducting traffic enforcement on Hwy. 102 North of Millbrook. The member noticed ...
Minor injuries result from Highway 101 collision

Minor injuries result from Highway 101 collision

**** RCMP Media Release Minor injuries result from Highway 101 collision ​ At 5:24 p.m. on February 26, Kings District RCMP responded to a multi-vehicle collision between Exits 10 and 11 on Highway 101. When police arrived at the scene, they determined that one vehicle pulled out to pass a transport truck, and struck two ...
Halifax Regional Police issued 79 summary offence tickets to drivers for traffic violations that occurred throughout the region over a three-day period

Halifax Regional Police issued 79 summary offence tickets to drivers for traffic violations that occurred throughout the region over a three-day period

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 79 tickets for traffic violations ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 79 summary offence tickets to drivers for traffic violations that occurred throughout the region over a three-day period. ​ Since Wednesday, HRP’s Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic with a focus on speeding and distracted driving violations. Officers issued 28 ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 26th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 26th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 26th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
Spring Road Weight Restrictions

Spring Road Weight Restrictions

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Spring Road Weight Restrictions—————————————————————-Spring weight restrictions on provincial roads will begin next week in many parts of the province.Restrictions begin Sunday, Feb. 28 at 11:59 p.m. for the Halifax Region and the following counties: Annapolis, Digby, Hants, Kings, Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne and Yarmouth.Restrictions for Cape Breton Region and Antigonish, Colchester, Cumberland, ...
Update; Dartmouth man​ facing charges following single vehicle collision​

Update; Dartmouth man​ facing charges following single vehicle collision​

**** HRP Media Release Update; Dartmouth man​ facing charges following single vehicle collision​ ​ A 26-year-old man from Dartmouth is facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Conveyance contrary to section 320.14 (1) (a) of the Criminal Code​ and Dangerous Operation of a​ Conveyance contrary to section 320.13 (1) of the Criminal Code​ following a ...
Police investigate single vehicle crash

Police investigate single vehicle crash

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate single vehicle crash ​ Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred earlier this afternoon in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 1:15 p.m. police responded to a vehicle that had struck the McDonald’s restaurant located at 645 Windmill Road in Dartmouth. The vehicle struck the building and came to ...
Police issue 47 tickets for traffic violations in one day

Police issue 47 tickets for traffic violations in one day

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 47 tickets for traffic violations ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 47 summary offence tickets to multiple drivers for traffic violations that occurred throughout the region yesterday. ​ HRP’s Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic with a focus on speeding and distracted driving violations. Officers issued 11 summary offence tickets to ...
Windsor West Hants RCMP is asking for public help to identify the suspect in a hit and run in Windsor on February 13

Windsor West Hants RCMP is asking for public help to identify the suspect in a hit and run in Windsor on February 13

**** RCMP Media Release Windsor West Hants RCMP is asking for public help to identify the suspect in a hit and run in Windsor on February 13. At 5:49 p.m. RCMP were dispatched to a single vehicle hit and run in a restaurant parking lot on O’Brien St. A van was seen striking the front ...
Spring Garden Road – Traffic Interruptions / Laurie Drive – Water Main Repair

Spring Garden Road – Traffic Interruptions / Laurie Drive – Water Main Repair

**** Info via Halifax Water Spring Garden Road – Traffic Interruptions On February 22 & 23 February 23 & 24, from 6:00 PM to 5:00 AM, Eastern Trenchless, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be completing CCTV work on sections of Spring Garden Road between Cathedral Lane and Brunswick Street. There will be stop and go traffic ...
Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents

Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents

**** RCMP Media Release Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents RCMP in Colchester, East Hants and Halifax District are investigating after three incidents involving the same suspect over the weekend. On February 21 at 5:49 a.m., Colchester County District RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision and Break and Enter at ...
Ice Safety: Know the dangers of ice

Ice Safety: Know the dangers of ice

**** Canadian Red Cross Release Ice Safety: Know the dangers of ice (Via HRM) “The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that it is no longer safe to be on frozen lakes and ponds as there is noticeable thin ice and open water in many lakes across the region.” Many factors affect ice thickness including: type ...
Police Investigate Multiple Vehicle Collisions – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Multiple Vehicle Collisions – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Multiple Vehicle Collisions – Dartmouth At 4:45 p.m., Halifax Regional Police received multiple reports of Motor Vehicle Collisions involving the same white Chevy Cruise at Country View Drive and Shubie Drive Dartmouth.​ Officers confirmed the Chevy Cruise struck three vehicles on Country View Drive and continued into a parking lot on ...
Police Investigate Impaired Driver who collided with a Police vehicle

Police Investigate Impaired Driver who collided with a Police vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Impaired Driver who collided with a Police vehicle At approximately 5:15 a.m. on Sunday, February 21,2021 a member of the Halifax Regional Police in a marked Police vehicle was assisting a motorist on Highway 111 near the Victoria Road extension (Southbound) in Dartmouth. The officer was stopped behind​ a ...
(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 21

(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 21

**** HRM Media Release Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. ​ Snow Clearing UpdateSnow clearing operations continue to be active in all areas. The majority of main arterials are clear and passable, with detail work ongoing. ...
HRM has been listening to your feedback and have made changes to our on-street parking pay stations

HRM has been listening to your feedback and have made changes to our on-street parking pay stations

**** Info via HRM HRM has been listening to your feedback and have made changes to our on-street parking pay stations. Effective now: – The brightness of the screen has been increased – The payment type section has been divided into Coins, Swipe, and Tap Card – Clearer instructions to help you complete payment now ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 19th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 19th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 19th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
Police charge 13 drivers for speeding violations

Police charge 13 drivers for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police charge 13 drivers for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 13 drivers with speeding in Halifax yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic on the 102 Highway in Halifax yesterday for speeding violations. Over a period of a couple of hours, officers issued 13 summary offence tickets ...
(Ended) Weather statement issued by Environment Canada

(Ended) Weather statement issued by Environment Canada

**** Weather statement issued by Environment Canada **** ENDED Special weather statement in effect Accumulating snow is expected for the start of the weekend. Total snowfall: 10 to 20 cm. Locations: southern half of Nova Scotia. Time span: Friday night until Saturday afternoon. Remarks: Snow will likely begin spreading across western Nova Scotia Friday afternoon, ...
Police charge man for stunting

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 today. ​ At approximately 1:30 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Barrington Street near ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for January​ 2021

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for January​ 2021

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for January​ 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 January 2021, Nova Scotia RCMP charged 15 ...
RCMP reminds public to drive and park safely in school zones

RCMP reminds public to drive and park safely in school zones

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminds public to drive and park safely in school zones Halifax District RCMP is reminding motorists to slow down in school zones and to be courteous at school pick-ups and drop-offs. Recently, police have gotten reports of vehicles speeding in school zones, and we want to help everyone stay safe ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for January​ 2021

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for January​ 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 January​ 2021​ ...
Dartmouth woman facing charges for impaired driving and assault of police officer

Dartmouth woman facing charges for impaired driving and assault of police officer

**** RCMP Media Release Dartmouth woman facing charges for impaired driving and assault of police officer On February 13 at approximately 6:18 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call of a possible impaired driver on Hwy. 118 near Burnside Dr. The vehicle was reported to be driving erratically and swerving on the road.RCMP ...
All HRCE schools will be closed today (February 16, 2021). Offices will open at 11 am.

All HRCE schools will be closed today (February 16, 2021). Offices will open at 11 am.

**** HRCE Release All HRCE Schools Closed Tuesday February 16, 2021 All HRCE schools will be closed today (February 16, 2021). Offices will open at 11 am. Today’s decision was based on the following information: Forecast is calling for up to eight hours of freezing rain across the entire region; Surface road temperatures are expected ...
Hit and run collision caused by impaired driver

Hit and run collision caused by impaired driver

**** RCMP Media Release Hit and run collision caused by impaired driver On February 13, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Indian Brook RCMP responded to a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle on Church St. in Indian Brook. ​ When officers responded, they located a 51-year-old woman from Indian Brook with ...
RCMP reminds motorists to stay alert to arrive safely

RCMP reminds motorists to stay alert to arrive safely

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminds motorists to stay alert to arrive safely Nova Scotia RCMP is asking motorists to help keep everyone safe on the roads by staying alert and focused at all times behind the wheel. This month, the Nova Scotia RCMP will be conducting checkpoints throughout the province to highlight the importance of ...
(Ended) Freezing rain warning in effect via Environment Canada

(Ended) Freezing rain warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED Freezing rain warning in effect via Environment Canada Freezing rain is expected or occurring. Prolonged periods of freezing rain on Tuesday. Locations: Nova Scotia Time Span: Tuesday morning through to Tuesday evening. Remarks: Periods of snow and ice pellets across the province tonight and early Tuesday, then changing ...
Police seeking hit and run driver

Police seeking hit and run driver

**** HRP Media Release Police seeking hit and run driver ​hit and run suspect 21-14113 Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a marked police vehicle in early February. ​ At approximately 1:45 p.m. on February 2, East Division Patrol officers attempted to stop a vehicle in ...
Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower Ball and Pintle Hook by Horizon Global recalled due to crash hazard

Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower Ball and Pintle Hook by Horizon Global recalled due to crash hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower Ball and Pintle Hook by Horizon Global recalled due to crash hazard Common name: Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower Ball and Pintle Hook Trailer Hitches Product description: This recall involves Draw-Tite and Reese Towpower brand trailer hitches only purchased during November 2019 to August 2020. Some of the ball ...
Brule Street – Water Main Repair

Brule Street – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Brule Street – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 28 Brule 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 zone. Experienced traffic control ...
(Update) Police investigate a Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision.

(Update) Police investigate a Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision.

**** HRP Media Release Vehicle involved in hit and run collision located​ The white pickup truck believed to have been involved in a hit and run collision that occurred last night​ was located this afternoon in Dartmouth.​ The investigation is continuing; no arrests have been made​ and no charges have been laid.​ Police are continuing ...
Police charge man for stunting

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 today. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 inbound ...
Police charge 24 drivers for speeding violations

Police charge 24 drivers for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police charge 24 drivers for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 24 drivers with speeding in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic in the area of Main Street in Dartmouth for speeding violations. Over a period of a couple of hours officers issued 24 summary offence ...
Police remind citizens to look out for their furry friends

Police remind citizens to look out for their furry friends

**** HRP Media Release Police remind citizens to look out for their furry friends ​ With the temperature continuing to be below freezing, police are providing some simple tips to help citizens take extra care of their pets. ​ Below are some tips to help keep Fluffy and Fido safe this cold weather season: Never ...
Potentially Discoloured Water – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside & Lakeview

Potentially Discoloured Water – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside & Lakeview

**** Halifax Water Release Potentially Discoloured Water – Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside & Lakeview ​ Customers in the communities of Fall River, Waverley, Windsor Junction, Miller Lake, Frame, Silverside and Lakeview may experience temporarily discoloured water as a result of work in the area earlier today. Customers who experience discoloured ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for January

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for January

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for January ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 16 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of January. ​ Of the 16 drivers, 12 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, one was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...
Police charge man for weapons offences

Police charge man for weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man for weapons offences in relation to an incident that occurred last week. ​ On January 31 at approximately 6:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an impaired driver in the area of Joseph Howe Drive and Dutch Village ...
Nova Scotia Health service cancellations and closures due to storm

Nova Scotia Health service cancellations and closures due to storm

**** NSHA Media Release Nova Scotia Health service cancellations and closures due to storm The winter storm working its way across the province over the last several hours is having an impact on some Nova Scotia Health services and appointments. Cancellations or closures are posted on Nova Scotia Health’s website. The public can visit nshealth.ca/stormclosures for the ...
All Halifax Regional Centre for Education schools will be closed tomorrow (Feb. 8, 2021).

All Halifax Regional Centre for Education schools will be closed tomorrow (Feb. 8, 2021).

**** Info via HRCE: All HRCE schools will be closed tomorrow (Feb. 8, 2021). Offices will be closed until at least 12 pm. This decision was based on the following information: Forecast is calling for the region to receive 30 – 35 cm of snow by 7 am;​ Due to the timing and accumulation of ...
(Update) Municipal service updates for winter storm

(Update) Municipal service updates for winter storm

**** HRM Media Release UPDATED: PSA – Municipal service updates for winter storm UPDATE: Beginning at noon, limited Halifax Transit ferry service will resume at a 30-minute frequency, with the first Alderney to Halifax departure at noon, and the first Woodside to Halifax departure at 12:07 p.m. Bus services won’t resume until at least 3 p.m. ...
(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 9

(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 9

**** HRM Media Release Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. ​ Snow Clearing UpdateSnow clearing operations continue to be active in all areas. The majority of main arterials are clear and passable, with detail work ongoing. ...
Police Investigate Serious Multiple Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Serious Multiple Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Serious Multiple Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth At 4:10 p.m., 6 February, Halifax Regional Police responded to multiple reports of a red Mazda sedan travelling South bound on the wrong side of the 111 Highway near exit 7 (Portland Street) in Dartmouth.​ ​ A few minutes later callers reported the red Mazda ...
RCMP on scene of fatal collision on Highway 104

RCMP on scene of fatal collision on Highway 104

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP on scene of fatal collision ​ At approximately 2:16 p.m. this afternoon, Antigonish and Pictou RCMP were called to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 104 in Marshy Hope. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a car on the roadway and pickup truck towing a trailer in the ...
**** ENDED: Winter storm warning issued by Environment Canada

**** ENDED: Winter storm warning issued by Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED Winter storm warning issued by Environment Canada Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Total snowfall: 30 to 50 cm (new) Maximum wind gusts: 60 to 80 km/h except near 90 km/h along parts of the Atlantic coast. Locations: All Atlantic coastal counties of Nova Scotia, plus Pictou and Antigonish ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 5th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 5th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 5th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
Crestfield Drive, Hammonds Plains – Water Main Repair

Crestfield Drive, Hammonds Plains – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Crestfield Drive, Hammonds Plains – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 30 Crestfield Drive, Hammonds Plains. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. A lane drop will be in place around the work ...
Police request public’s assistance identifying suspects in vehicle thefts

Police request public’s assistance identifying suspects in vehicle thefts

**** HRP Media Release Police request public’s assistance identifying suspects in vehicle thefts ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying the suspects responsible for two incidents where multiple vehicles were stolen last month in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately midnight on January 23, three suspects broke into Master Tech Auto located at 370 Windmill ...
New Licence Plate Honours Retired Volunteers

New Licence Plate Honours Retired Volunteers

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release New Licence Plate Honours Retired Volunteers ————————————————————Government is introducing new recognition for retired volunteer firefighters and ground search and rescue members.A special licence plate will be available to retired volunteer firefighters and ground search and rescue workers with at least 15 years experience. The plate comes at no cost and those ...
Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

**** HRM Media Release Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. The overnight winter parking ban is in effect from now until Mar. 31, 2021. However, residents are reminded that Section 139 of the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act states that ...
It’s 2 February, and you know what that means: Bear Day!

It’s 2 February, and you know what that means: Bear Day!

**** Info via Environment Canada It’s 2 February, and you know what that means: Bear Day! Wait, what? When Europeans settled in North America, they brought with them the folklore that if a hibernating animal emerged on Candlemas Day – 2 February – and saw its shadow, it would retreat into its den, and winter ...
(Photos) Shubenacadie Sam predicts early spring

(Photos) Shubenacadie Sam predicts early spring

**** CNS Media Release Earlier today, Feb. 2, Shubenacadie Sam did not see her shadow, signalling an early spring! . . . . . ...
Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 3

Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 3

**** HRM Media Release Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Feb. 3  Please be advised that the municipal overnight winter parking ban will​ be enforced overnight from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. to allow crews to properly clear the streets and sidewalks. ​ Vehicles must be off municipal streets during the hours noted ...
Advisory: All HRCE Schools and Offices Closed

Advisory: All HRCE Schools and Offices Closed

**** HRCE Release Advisory: All HRCE Schools and Offices Closed All HRCE schools and offices are closed today. Today’s decision was based on the following information: Forecast throughout HRM calling for up to 15 cm of snow and ice pellets prior to noon before transitioning to heavy rain in the afternoon; ​ Visibility on roads ...
Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions

Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions

**** HRP Media Release Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions With the forecast calling for a mix of snow and rain tomorrow, police are advising motorist to prepare for changing road conditions throughout the day. Allow extra time for your commute so you don’t feel that you have to rush. Before heading ...
(Update) Nova Scotia Power Activates Emergency Operations Centre in Advance of Storm

(Update) Nova Scotia Power Activates Emergency Operations Centre in Advance of Storm

**** NSP Media Release Nova Scotia Power Activates Emergency Operations Centre in Advance of Winter Storm Nova Scotia Power is mobilizing personnel and resources in advance of an expected winter storm on Tuesday. “Weather forecasts are calling for heavy wet snow, significant rainfall and winds up to 100 km/h across the province,” said Matt Drover, ...
(Updare) Municipal offices delay opening and service updates

(Updare) Municipal offices delay opening and service updates

**** HRM Media Release Update: Municipal offices delay opening and service updates UPDATE: Municipal offices will remain closed today.Recreation facilities across the region will remain closed today. Please call your local recreation centre for further information. The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising that winter conditions are present and operations are active in all areas. The ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release annual provincial impaired statistics for 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release annual provincial impaired statistics for 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release annual provincial impaired statistics for 2020As 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 2020 on drivers charged ...
Woodland Avenue / Raymond Street, Dartmouth / Mandaville Court, Halifax  – Water Main Repair

Woodland Avenue / Raymond Street, Dartmouth / Mandaville Court, Halifax – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Woodland Avenue, Dartmouth – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site near 92 Woodland Avenue, Dartmouth working to repair a water main. Water service will be temporarily shut down in the area. There is no estimated time of repair. There is a lane drop in place around this work. ...
(ENDED) Rain and wind warnings have been issued via Environment Canada

(ENDED) Rain and wind warnings have been issued via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED Update: Rain and wind warnings have been issued via Environment Canada **** ENDED. Rainfall warning in effect Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Total rainfall: 40 to 70 mm. Locations: The Atlantic coast of mainland Nova Scotia. Time span: Tuesday morning or afternoon and persisting into Wednesday. Remarks: ...
HHB SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR A TOLL INCREASE

HHB SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR A TOLL INCREASE

**** HHB Media Release HHB SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR A TOLL INCREASE Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) has made an application to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) to increase tolls, the first request in ten years. The increase is required to fund HHB’s 10-year capital, rehabilitation and maintenance plan and related borrowings to ensure ...
Cogswell District major land negotiations finalized; construction tender issued

Cogswell District major land negotiations finalized; construction tender issued

**** HRM Media Release Cogswell District major land negotiations finalized; construction tender issued ​ Cogswell District has reached an important project milestone, as all major land negotiations have been finalized and the construction tender has been issued. ​ “This is an historic day, for an historic project,” said Mayor Mike Savage. “The Cogswell District will ...
Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged multiple drivers with speeding and one driver for stunting in the last two days. ​ Yesterday, the HRP Traffic Unit was continuing to monitor traffic throughout the region for speeding violations. Officers issued 23 summary offence tickets for ...
Halifax Transit bus driver and an HRP officer save driver after vehicle flips, catches fire, in Halifax

Halifax Transit bus driver and an HRP officer save driver after vehicle flips, catches fire, in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate Vehicle Collision & Fire – Halifax At 12:58 a.m., Halifax Regional Police received a report of a single vehicle on its roof and on fire with a driver trapped inside at Upper Water Street / Valour Way Halifax.​ A Halifax Transit bus driver and an HRP officer broke a window and ...
Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged multiple drivers with speeding throughout the region this week. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit is continuing to monitor traffic throughout the region for speeding violations. In the first part of this week (Monday to Wednesday) officers issued 26 ...
Overnight snow removal on Quinpool Road

Overnight snow removal on Quinpool Road

**** HRM Media Release Overnight snow removal on Quinpool Road ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is asking residents to refrain from parking on Quinpool Road between Beech and Windsor streets to assist with​ targeted snow clearing efforts. Temporary barricades will be placed on either side of the road beginning this afternoon. These barricades will be in ...
Province releases 2021-22 Five-Year Highway Plan

Province releases 2021-22 Five-Year Highway Plan

**** TRANSPORTATION / ONFRASTRUCTURE  Media Release Province releases 2021-22 Five-Year Highway Plan—————————————————————-Nova Scotia will invest almost $500 million to improve and upgrade roads, highways and bridges across the province this year.​ ​The Five-Year Highway Improvement Plan includes more than 150 major construction and improvement projects for the coming year that will make Nova Scotia’s roads, ...
Cold weather experiments at home via Environment Canada

Cold weather experiments at home via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada Cold weather experiments at home Bored at home this winter? Who said cold weather can’t be fun? Here are a few “at home” science experiments that will help you appreciate our Canadian cold temperatures! Creating snow bubbles Essentially created with common household ingredients, cold weather and slow, steady breathing, snow ...
Highway 102 is closed inbound towards Halifax at the interchange of highway 101

Highway 102 is closed inbound towards Halifax at the interchange of highway 101

**** RCMP Media Release Traffic Advisory via RCMP: Highway 102 is closed inbound towards Halifax at the interchange of highway 101. This closure is due to a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. It is expected that the highway will be closed for several hours.​ (Photo contributed) ...
Winter Tire Safety Tips via Transport Canada

Winter Tire Safety Tips via Transport Canada

**** Transport Canada Release Winter Tire Safety Tips via Transport Canada 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 ...
Police charge man for stunting on snow covered roads

Police charge man for stunting on snow covered roads

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting on snow covered roads ​ Halifax Regional Police charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth today. ​ At approximately 2 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 22nd)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 22nd)

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

Have you seen this SUV?

****  RCMP Media Release Have you seen this SUV? Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of a black 2010 Ford Escape. The SUV was stolen from a home on Longuards Rd. in Tantallon sometime between 4:30 p.m. on January 18 and 8 a.m. January 19. The vehicle had a firefighter sticker above the inspection ...
Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon

Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon

**** RCMP Media Release Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon ​ The RCMP/HRP Integrated General Investigation Section of the Criminal Investigation Division are looking for a second suspect following an altercation in Lower Sackville. ​ On January 20 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP were dispatched to an altercation between the ...
(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 23

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

**** HRM Media Release Update: Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. ​ Snow Clearing UpdateWinter operations crews continue to be active in all areas. The majority of main arterials are clear and passable at this time. ...
Schools in the Sir John A. Macdonald Family of Schools (FOS) will close early today

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

**** HRCE Release Schools in the Sir John A. Macdonald Family of Schools (FOS) will close early today. ​ Bused students in the Sir John A FOS will be picked up 2 hours earlier than their regular dismissal time and walking students will be dismissed at their regularly scheduled lunch hour. ​ All remaining schools ...
Public Input on Driver Training, Inspection and Dealer Licencing Regulations

Public Input on Driver Training, Inspection and Dealer Licencing Regulations

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Public Input on Driver Training, Inspection and Dealer Licencing Regulations—————————————————————-Government continues to seek input on Traffic Safety Act draft regulations.Nova Scotians can now provide feedback on proposed regulations that will outline the rules for businesses and people who are licensed to sell and inspect vehicles, as well as for those who ...
Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds until ice testing resumes

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

**** HRM Media Release / HRP Media Release Residents urged to stay off frozen lakes and ponds until ice testing resumes The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that it is not currently safe to be on frozen lakes and ponds as there is noticeable thin ice and open water in many lakes across the ...
(ENDED) Update:  Snowfall warning in effect

(ENDED) Update: Snowfall warning in effect

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

Police charge three people for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three people for stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged three people with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today. ​ Members of the HRP Traffic Unit observed vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 in Halifax and Highway 111 ...
Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations ​ The Halifax Regional Police Traffic Unit has charged multiple drivers with speeding and one driver for stunting over the last two days. ​ In a continued effort to address traffic safety issues and educate citizens on the rules of the road, our officers ...
Novalea Drive & Young Street – Water Main Repair

Novalea Drive & Young Street – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Novalea Drive & Young Street – Water Main Repair (January 20, 2021) Halifax Water crews are on-site repairing a water main at the intersection of Novalea Drive and Young Street. Lane drops are in place in the work zone. No estimate of work completion at this time. Motorists should expect delays and ...
Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police charged multiple drivers with speeding in Halifax last Friday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic in the area of the 102 Highway as it approaches Bayers Road and Dartmouth Road in Bedford for speeding violations. Over a period ...
(ENDED)  Rainfall and wind warning in effect via Environment Canada

(ENDED) Rainfall and wind warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED   Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada Rainfall, combined with melting snow, is expected. Total rainfall: 30 to 40 mm. Locations: southwest and south-central areas of Mainland Nova Scotia. Time span: Saturday evening until Sunday morning. Remarks: Rain, at times heavy, will begin Saturday evening and be ...
Police charge woman for stunting

Police charge woman for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 1 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 15th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 15th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 15th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations ​ Halifax Regional Police charged multiple drivers with speeding and one driver for stunting in Halifax yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit was monitoring traffic in the area of the 102 Highway as it approaches Bayers Road for speeding violations. Over a period of ...
RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle​ collision

RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle​ collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle​ collision ​ Yesterday at 2:47 p.m., Indian Brook RCMP were called to a single-vehicle crash on Hollywood Dr. in Indian Brook. ​ The RCMP, attended the collision scene along with Fire and EHS, and found a car had crashed into a utility pole. The driver, a 23-year-old ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for December 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for December 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for December 2020 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 December 2020, Nova Scotia RCMP charged eight ...
Clovis Avenue / Caldwell Road Water Main Repair – Punch Bowl Drive – Drilling Work

Clovis Avenue / Caldwell Road Water Main Repair – Punch Bowl Drive – Drilling Work

**** Halifax Water Release Caldwell Road – Lane Reduction for Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are repairing a water main near 1930 Caldwell Road, Eastern Passage. This will require a lane drop around the work zone, reducing Caldwell Road to a single lane in this area. Experienced traffic control personnel are on-site to ...
January is intersection safety month

January is intersection safety month

**** HRP Media Release January is intersection safety month and Halifax Regional Police is sharing some tips to help make intersections safer for all road users. ​ Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. Whether you’re driving, walking, cycling or rolling, everyone has a role to play in making intersections safer by: Slow down when approaching intersections ...
Punch Bowl Drive / Herring Cove Road – Road Surveying

Punch Bowl Drive / Herring Cove Road – Road Surveying

**** Halifax Water Release Herring Cove Road – Road Surveying ​ From January 12-14 (weather permitting), Thompson Conn will be completing topographic survey work near 123 Herring Cove Road on behalf of Halifax Water. This work will occur between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM each day and will require lane drops in the work area. ...
RCMP reminding drivers about intersection-safety

RCMP reminding drivers about intersection-safety

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP reminding drivers about intersection-safety Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding drivers and pedestrians about intersection-safety this winter. Winter weather can seriously impact road conditions which can make it challenging to stop quickly.​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Police charge man for robbery and theft of motor vehicle

Police charge man for robbery and theft of motor vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for robbery and theft of motor vehicle Police have charged a man in relation to a robbery and a theft of a motor vehicle that occurred last month in Halifax. On December 30 at 6:55 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft of a motor vehicle ...
Youth faces charges after fleeing from police

Youth faces charges after fleeing from police

**** RCMP Media Release Youth faces charges after fleeing from policeHalifax District RCMP has arrested a youth for failing to stop for police and for having stolen property.On January 1, a member of Halifax District RCMP​ saw an SUV speeding on Sackville Dr. in Lower Sackville. After seeing the SUV swerve into the next lane ...
Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday

Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man in relation to a dangerous driving incident in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 12:10 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 inbound ...
Another reminder to clean off your vehicle during winter months.

Another reminder to clean off your vehicle during winter months.

**** RCMP Media Release Another reminder to clean off your vehicle during winter months. On January 5 at 8:49 a.m. Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a car that was hit by a chunk of ice that flew off an oncoming vehicle on the Bedford Bypass. The driver of the car sustained minor ...
Fatal crash in Clark’s Harbour

Fatal crash in Clark’s Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal crash in Clark’s Harbour ​ Barrington RCMP are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash at the end of the wharf near Boundry St. in Clark’s harbour ​ Today at 7:01 a.m., police received a report of a vehicle driven off the end of the wharf into the harbour. Preliminary investigation ...
Holiday check points contributed to safer roadways

Holiday check points contributed to safer roadways

**** HRP Media Release Holiday check points contributed to safer roadways ​ Halifax Regional Police conclude their participation in the 2020 Operation Christmas campaign and release impaired driving statistics for the month of December. ​ Last month, members of the HRP Traffic Unit, along with patrol members, participated and contributed to the 2020 Operation Christmas ...
RCMP investigates serious collision

RCMP investigates serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates serious collision This morning at approximately 10:30 a.m. Colchester County RCMP responded to a collision between a truck and a car on Hwy. 1 (Stewiacke Rd.) in Stewiacke. EHS and the Stewiacke Fire Department also responded. The driver of the car, a 35-year-old woman from Dartmouth, was air lifted ...
(Lifted) Overnight Winter Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 3

(Lifted) Overnight Winter Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 3

**** HRM Media Release The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. ​ Snow Clearing UpdateWinter operations crews continue to be active in all areas. The majority of main arterials are clear and passable at this time. Bike lanes may be snow covered in some areas. Residents ...
Police remind drivers to not leave keys in vehicles while paying for gas

Police remind drivers to not leave keys in vehicles while paying for gas

**** HRP Media Release Police remind drivers to not leave keys in vehicles while paying for gas ​ Police are reminding drivers to take their keys with them while paying for gas after two vehicles were stolen last week in Halifax. ​ On December 27 at approximately 12:05 a.m. and December 30 at approximately 6:55 ...
Police ask for public’s assistance locating stolen vehicle

Police ask for public’s assistance locating stolen vehicle

**** HRP Media Release   Police ask for public’s assistance locating stolen vehicle ​ Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle that was stolen in Halifax yesterday. ​ At 6:55 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft of a motor vehicle at the Shell gas station located at 2616 ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 31st)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 31st)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 31st) 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 GrantDillmans ...
(Ended)  Snowfall warning in effect  in effect via Environment Canada

(Ended) Snowfall warning in effect in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED Snowfall with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected. Snowfall warning in effect  Time span: This morning until overnight tonight. Remarks: Snow will develop this morning in the west and spread to the rest of the province by this afternoon. Generally 15 to 25 cm of snow ...
Police charge man with stunting

Police charge man with stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 8:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway ...
Dorothea Drive, Dartmouth – Water Main Repair

Dorothea Drive, Dartmouth – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Dorothea Drive, Dartmouth – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are responding to a water main break on Dorothea Drive near Spring Avenue. Water service for customers on Piper Street, Alder Street, and Dorothea Drive will be temporarily shut down so crews can safely repair the pipe. There is no estimated ...
Tips for Preventing Wildlife Vehicle Collisions via Watch for Wildlife

Tips for Preventing Wildlife Vehicle Collisions via Watch for Wildlife

**** Info via WATCH FOR WILDLIFE. Tips for Preventing Wildlife Vehicle Collisions via Watch for Wildlife Watch your speed –  Collisions with wildlife can be sometimes be avoided if you have time to slow up and avoid a collision, especially on rural roads. Scan Ahead – Scanning ahead for animals helps you to see them before they are in your ...
(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada Windy conditions for today and Saturday. Maximum wind gusts: 70 to 80 km/h with higher wind gusts possible over exposed areas. Location: all of Nova Scotia. Time span: today through Saturday evening. Remarks: In addition to gusty winds, which may ...
Halifax Regional Police responded to a call of a male entering parked cars in the underground parkade at 3020 Monaghan Lane in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police responded to a call of a male entering parked cars in the underground parkade at 3020 Monaghan Lane in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release On December 24th at 7:00 pm Halifax Regional Police responded to a call of a male entering parked cars in the underground parkade at 3020 Monaghan Lane in Halifax.​ ​ Upon arriving the suspect adult male had started a car and was driving in the parkade. One of our officers attempted ...
Changes to intersection of Coburg Road, Vernon and Seymour streets

Changes to intersection of Coburg Road, Vernon and Seymour streets

**** HRM Media Release Changes to intersection of Coburg Road, Vernon and Seymour streets New pedestrian half-signals and pavement markings have been installed at the intersection of Coburg Road and Vernon and Seymour streets. ​ The signals aim to improve the safety and convenience of those travelling along the Vernon-Seymour bikeway corridor. The new pedestrian ...
Please remember to clean snow and ice from your vehicle, but be sure it’s insured and registered first.

Please remember to clean snow and ice from your vehicle, but be sure it’s insured and registered first.

**** RCMP Media Release Please remember to clean snow and ice from your vehicle, but be sure it’s insured and registered first. On December 17, at 9:15 p.m., a member from Halifax District RCMP observed a car turning into a parking lot at the intersection of Cole Harbour Rd. and Forest Hills Pkwy. The car’s ...
South Park Street bicycle lanes now open

South Park Street bicycle lanes now open

**** HRM Media Release South Park Street bicycle lanes now open The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that construction of the new South Park Street bicycle lanes, as well as the road and sidewalk renewal between Spring Garden Road and Sackville Street is now complete. ​ New one-way protected bicycle lanes have been installed ...
Winter Solstice and the Christmas Star

Winter Solstice and the Christmas Star

**** Info via Environment Canada Winter Solstice and the Christmas Star December 21 at 5:02 A.M. EST marks the winter solstice – or the start of astronomical winter. Taking place on the exact date of the December solstice, we will get to see this year the closest conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in 397 years! ...
ENDED: Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

ENDED: Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada “Rainfall warning in effect Rain, heavy at times is expected. Total rainfall: 25 to 50 mm with higher local amounts possible. Locations: Most of Nova Scotia. Time span: Beginning this morning and persisting into Tuesday morning. Remarks: An extended period of rain ...
Have you seen this car?

Have you seen this car?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this car? Halifax District RCMP is investigating the theft of grey 2011 Buick Enclave. The SUV was stolen from a home in Lake Loon between 7 p.m. on December 16 and 9 a.m. on December 17. The SUV had Nova Scotia licence plate GRK297 attached to it. Anyone ...
Halifax Regional Police are participating in #OperationChristmas

Halifax Regional Police are participating in #OperationChristmas

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police are participating in #OperationChristmas and are conducting checkpoints throughout the Halifax region to ensure motorists are sober and educated on the many dangers of driving while impaired. Stay safe and keep others safe. NEVER drive impaired. ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 18th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 18th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 18th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

**** HRM Media Release Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. ​ Snow Clearing UpdateWinter operations crews continue to be active in all areas. The majority of main arterials are clear and passable at this time. Bike ...
Snow storm brings minimal traffic delays, snow clearing operations continue

Snow storm brings minimal traffic delays, snow clearing operations continue

**** HRP Media Release There was very little traffic on the roads (during the storm), which resulted in only a few minor collisions. HRM Snow Removal was able to efficiently work and clear streets. That being said, citizen’s need to be aware that even though the winter parking ban ends at 6am this morning, parked ...
All Halifax Regional Centre for Education schools will be delayed in opening by two hours today (Dec. 18, 2020).

All Halifax Regional Centre for Education schools will be delayed in opening by two hours today (Dec. 18, 2020).

**** HRCE Release All Halifax Regional Centre for Education schools will be delayed in opening by two hours today (Dec. 18, 2020). School bus service will also operate on a two-hour delay. Students will be picked up two hours later than their originally assigned pick up time pending any delays due to traffic and local ...
Open data on traffic collisions now available

Open data on traffic collisions now available

**** HRM Media Release Open data on traffic collisions now available ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality has released a new dataset on traffic collisions as part of an ongoing commitment to providing public access to data created and managed by the municipality.​ ​ This dataset includes all collision data from 2018-present. This data is used ...
Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions

Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions

**** HRP Media Release Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions ​ Police advise motorists to adjust their driving in light of today’s forecasted snowfall and to be mindful of the changing road conditions throughout the day. ​ Winter driving conditions can vary dramatically in our region and require the driver’s full attention. ...
Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Dec. 18

Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Dec. 18

**** HRM Media Release Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Dec. 18 Please be advised that the municipal overnight winter parking ban will​ be enforced overnight from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. to allow crews to properly clear the streets and sidewalks. ​ Vehicles must be off municipal streets during the hours ...
Highway 103 Twinning Project Reaches Milestone

Highway 103 Twinning Project Reaches Milestone

****TRANSPORTATION /INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Release Highway 103 Twinning Project Reaches Milestone ————————————————————-Motorists can expect safer and more efficient travel with a newly twinned section of Highway 103 from Tantallon to Ingramport officially opening today, Dec. 16.“This is a significant milestone for government as this is the first twinned section of highway to open as part of our ...
Lakeview Point Rd. & Hume St. / Elwin Crescent – Water Main Repair

Lakeview Point Rd. & Hume St. / Elwin Crescent – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Lakeview Point Rd. & Hume St. – Water Main Repair Beginning at approximately 10:00 AM this morning, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking an urgent water main repair at the intersection of Lakeview Point Road and Hume Street in Dartmouth. This work will require a temporary water shut down for customers ...
Nurse Practitioners Now Able to Perform Medical Assessments for Drivers

Nurse Practitioners Now Able to Perform Medical Assessments for Drivers

**** Transport  / Health Media Release Nurse Practitioners Now Able to Perform Medical Assessments for Drivers————————————————————–Nova Scotians who require medical assessments to drive now have more options to obtain that approval.Amendments to regulations under the Motor Vehicle Act came into effect today, Dec. 16, allowing nurse practitioners to complete medical assessment forms for commercial driver ...
(Ended) Snowfall warning in effec

(Ended) Snowfall warning in effec

**** Info via Environment Canada **** ENDED Snowfall warning in effec Significant snowfall is expected on Thursday. Total snowfall: 15-25 cm, with higher amounts possible inland. Locations: southern mainland Nova Scotia. Time span: beginning Thursday morning in southwestern Nova Scotia and progressing north and east throughout the day, then tapering to flurries Friday morning. Remarks: ...
Police have charged the driver in a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in the 600 block of Herring Cove Road.

Police have charged the driver in a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in the 600 block of Herring Cove Road.

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged the driver in a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in the 600 block of Herring Cove Road. At 7:20 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision. The 32 year old female pedestrian was crossing on a marked crossed walk when she was struck by a vehicle driven ...
Several people charged during National Safe Driving Week

Several people charged during National Safe Driving Week

**** RCMP Media Release Several people charged during National Safe Driving WeekFrom December 1​ to​ 7,​ the Nova Scotia RCMP conducted several targeted enforcement initiatives across the province to support National Safe Driving Week and National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day. ​ As a result of the checkpoints and patrols held throughout the province, several people ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for November 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for November 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for November 2020 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. For the month of November 2020, Nova Scotia ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police has charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth yesterday. ​ At approximately 6:55 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway ...
Starting December 15, the winter parking ban will be in effect. For many communities across the province on-street parking is prohibited

Starting December 15, the winter parking ban will be in effect. For many communities across the province on-street parking is prohibited

**** CNS Media Release Winter Parking Ban Starting December 15, the winter parking ban will be in effect. For many communities across the province on-street parking is prohibited: • Every night – between 1 am and 6 am • Every snow storm – 1 hour after it starts until 2 hours after it stops Visit ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 11th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 11th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 11th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
RCMP investigates fatal collision

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision ​ At approximately 2:19 p.m. yesterday afternoon, police were notified of a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 105 near Bucklaw. ​ Baddeck RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a car heavily damaged after travelling eastbound, it left the roadway into a ditch and rolled ...
Woman and 2 men facing weapons charges.

Woman and 2 men facing weapons charges.

**** HRP Media Release Woman and 2 men facing weapons charges. ​ A Halifax woman and 2 men are facing charges after a weapon was recovered during an impaired driving investigation early this morning in Halifax. ​ At 2:20 a.m., patrol members spotted a vehicle driving suspiciously weaving in and out of its lane as well as ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2020As 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 2020 on ...
Eight people arrested for alcohol related offences in one day

Eight people arrested for alcohol related offences in one day

**** RCMP Media Release Eight people arrested for alcohol related offences in one day  Halifax District RCMP has arrested eight people in one day for alcohol-related offences on December 5, the National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day. Four people were arrested with alcohol-impaired driving and four people were issued driving suspensions due to their blood alcohol concentration. ...
RCMP investigates fatal collision

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision ​At approximately 8:01 a.m. this morning, a motorist notified police of a two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 105 at exit 8 near Baddeck. Baddeck RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a car and a transport truck heavily damaged. The driver of the car, a 60-year-old man ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for November

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for November

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for November ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 27 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of November. ​ Of the 27 drivers, 25 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, one was charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 4th)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 4th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 4th) 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 GrantDillmans ...
RCMP arrested a woman from Cole Harbour for dangerous driving following an incident in Cole Harbour

RCMP arrested a woman from Cole Harbour for dangerous driving following an incident in Cole Harbour

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP arrested a woman from Cole Harbour for dangerous driving following an incident in Cole Harbour. On December 2 at approximately 11:20 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP was driving on Caldwell Rd. when he recognized a woman driving a car that he stopped a few days ...
Update: Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision

Update: Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision ​ The RCMP have charged a Westville man following a fatal single vehicle collision that happened​ ​ July 16 on Egypt Rd. in Hillside. ​ On July 16 at approximately 1:36 a.m. Pictou District RCMP responded to a single vehicle crash where a vehicle left ...
Public Input Wanted for Use of Road Regulations for New Traffic Safety Act

Public Input Wanted for Use of Road Regulations for New Traffic Safety Act

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Public Input Wanted for Use of Road Regulations for New Traffic Safety Act——————————————————–Government continues to seek input on the Traffic Safety Act’s draft regulations.Nova Scotians can now provide feedback on proposed regulations that will govern how motorists, pedestrians, cyclists and those operating other types of transportation use the road. This ...
Driver charged after crash in Halifax

Driver charged after crash in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police responded to a motor vehilce collision at 361 Larry Uteck Blvd Halifax where a vehilce rear ended a unoccupied parked SUV on the street at high speed. Witnesses reported injuries to the driver and passenger of the involed vehicle. The Roadway was closed for a period of time during the ...
Rocky Lake Road – Water System Maintenance

Rocky Lake Road – Water System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Rocky Lake Road – Water System Maintenance Halifax Water will be undertaking water system maintenance tomorrow (Thursday, December 3rd) on Rocky Lake Drive in Bedford. This work will take place near 2319 Rocky Lake Drive Thursday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. There will be one lane stop and go traffic ...
Winter 2020-21 Preparation

Winter 2020-21 Preparation

**** HRM Media Release Winter 2020-21 Preparation The Halifax Regional Municipality is reminding residents that, with winter just around the corner, it’s more important than ever to be prepared for whatever the season may bring. Think before your park When and where you park in the winter can have a big impact on clearing streets ...
Water System Maintenance – Dartmouth

Water System Maintenance – Dartmouth

**** Halifax Water Release Water System Maintenance – Dartmouth Halifax Water is undertaking water system maintenance in Dartmouth until the end of day Friday, December 4th. As a result of this work, some residents in Dartmouth may experience temporarily discoloured water. Residents can check the online interactive map at https://halifaxwater.ca/notice/water-system-maintenance-dartmouth or the attached map to ...
Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects

Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects

**** CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Province Invests in First Mi’kmaw Transit Service, Other Transportation Projects—————————————————————-NOTE: A complete list of grant recipients is below—————————————————————-Government is committed to supporting transportation options for Nova Scotians. The province is investing $707,674 to help 11 organizations purchase accessible vehicles to make health care, food, employment and education easier for people to ...
Record-breaking 2020 Hurricane Season

Record-breaking 2020 Hurricane Season

**** Info via Environment Canada Record-breaking 2020 Hurricane Season The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, when – among other ingredients – the waters of the Atlantic Ocean are warm enough to support the development of tropical cyclones. Record-breaking season By September 18th, after blasting through the 21 letters used in ...
Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents / RCMP reinforces safe driving during National Safe Driving Week

Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents / RCMP reinforces safe driving during National Safe Driving Week

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents Halifax Regional Police have charged two men in separate incidents with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Bedford yesterday. At approximately 11:50 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high ...
Fourteen people arrested for alcohol related offences last week

Fourteen people arrested for alcohol related offences last week

**** RCMP Media Release Fourteen people arrested for alcohol related offences last week Halifax District RCMP has arrested 14 people with alcohol-related offences between November 22 and November 29. Seven people were charged with alcohol-impaired driving, two individuals were charged with refusing to provide a breath sample and five people were issued driving suspensions due ...
Recall: Ford Explorer SUVs. On certain SUVs, the outer ball joint for the rear suspension toe link may seize

Recall: Ford Explorer SUVs. On certain SUVs, the outer ball joint for the rear suspension toe link may seize

**** Recall via Transport and Infrastructure Recall: Ford Explorer SUVs. On certain SUVs, the outer ball joint for the rear suspension toe link may seize. If this happens, the toe link could break while driving, causing a sudden loss of vehicle stability. Transport Canada Recall # 2020-524 Recall Date 2020-11-03 Last Updated 2020-11-13 Notification Type ...
Police Investigate collision involving impaired driver

Police Investigate collision involving impaired driver

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate collision involving impaired driver ​ At approximately 10:55 p.m. on November 27th, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of South Park Street and South Street, Halifax. The vehicle hit a divider between the roadway and the bicycle lane causing the vehicle to ...
Driver arrested for impaired driving after propane truck crashes in Dartmouth

Driver arrested for impaired driving after propane truck crashes in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release At approximately 9:57 a.m. on November 28, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to the​ an area near the intersection of Akerley Boulevard and Gloria McCluskey Avenue, Dartmouth regarding a report that a transport truck had rolled. It was determined that the truck was loaded with 45,000 litres of propane. Halifax Regional ...
(Update) Akerley Blvd, Dartmouth, is closed to traffic in both directions between the 118 interchange and Gloria McCluskey A

(Update) Akerley Blvd, Dartmouth, is closed to traffic in both directions between the 118 interchange and Gloria McCluskey A

**** HRP Media Release Driver Arrested For Impaired Driving After Propane Truck Accident In Dartmouth At approximately 9:57 a.m. on November 28, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to the​ an area near the intersection of Akerley Boulevard and Gloria McCluskey Avenue, Dartmouth regarding a report that a transport truck had rolled. It was determined that ...
Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision

Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision

**** RCMP Media Release Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision ​ The RCMP have charged an Eskasoni man following a fatal single vehicle collision that happened​ early Thursday morning. ​ Yesterday just after 1 a.m., Eskasoni RCMP received a call of an impaired driver on​ 74th St. in Eskasoni. While police were en-route to that ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for October

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 30 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of October. ​ Of the 30 drivers, 25 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, four were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...
Imagine Spring Garden Road – street changes beginning the w/o Nov. 30

Imagine Spring Garden Road – street changes beginning the w/o Nov. 30

**** HRM Media Release Imagine Spring Garden Road – street changes beginning the w/o Nov. 30 ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the following traffic disruptions will be in place in the Spring Garden Road area, from Monday, Nov. 30 to Tuesday, Dec. 1, to install a number of street enhancements in ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 27)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 27)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 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. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery

Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery

**** HRM Media Release Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery   Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Halifax Regional Municipality will be providing 15-minutes of free parking at paid parking locations for the month of December. The purpose is to facilitate short-term pick-ups and loading while providing more flexibility for business owners and ...
Traffic Unit charges 37 drivers for cell phone and speeding violations

Traffic Unit charges 37 drivers for cell phone and speeding violations

**** HRP Media Release Traffic Unit charges 37 drivers for cell phone and speeding violations ​ Members of the HRP Traffic Unit charged 37 drivers for cell phone and speeding violations yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ Officers stationed at the intersection of Portland Street and Baker Drive charged 21 drivers for using their cell phones while ...
According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), La Niña has developed and is now expected to last into next year, affecting temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns in many parts of the world.

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), La Niña has developed and is now expected to last into next year, affecting temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns in many parts of the world.

**** Info via Environment Canada La Niña 2020 update. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), La Niña has developed and is now expected to last into next year, affecting temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns in many parts of the world. Probability for November 2020 to January 2021 of a La Niña event. Credit: WMO. ...
Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a Halifax Transit Bus in Halifax

Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a Halifax Transit Bus in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a Halifax Transit Bus in Halifax this morning. ​ At approximately 9:40 a.m. police responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a Halifax Transit bus and a transport truck. The vehicles were traveling in the same lane, in the 1600 block of Barrington Street, ...
Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at 3792 Novalea Dr.

Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at 3792 Novalea Dr.

**** HRP Media Release (Photos via Jim Smith) Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at 3792 Novalea Dr.​ A 76 year old male pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious, but what is described as non life threatening injuries. Members of Patrol, Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Identification were all involved ...
With winter weather just around the corner, Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic winter safety tips for motorists

With winter weather just around the corner, Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic winter safety tips for motorists

**** HRP Media Release Winter safety tips for motorists With winter weather just around the corner, Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic winter safety tips for motorists. Make sure your vehicle is prepared for winter weather: winter tires, extra windshield washer fluid, a shovel, a bag of salt or sand in case you get ...
Access Your Halifax Water Account Online with Customer Connect

Access Your Halifax Water Account Online with Customer Connect

**** Halifax Water Release Access Your Halifax Water Account Online with Customer Connect ​ Halifax Water is pleased to announce that customers can now access their Halifax Water accounts and a suite of services online through Customer Connect. Following the installation of over 83,000 new water meters, Halifax Water can now offer several benefits to ...
RCMP Motorcycle Program wraps after successful season

RCMP Motorcycle Program wraps after successful season

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP Motorcycle Program wraps after successful season The Nova Scotia RCMP Motorcycle Program, which ran May 30​ to October 30,​ has wrapped up for the season.​ The goal of the program was​ to reduce two of the leading causes of serious injuries and fatalities​ on Nova Scotia roads by targeting cell ...
Bedford Highway Lane Reduction – Stormwater System Maintenance

Bedford Highway Lane Reduction – Stormwater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Bedford Highway Lane Reduction – Stormwater System Maintenance ​ On Sunday, November 22, from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking stormwater system maintenance that will require a lane drop between civics 7 and 223 Bedford Highway. The lane reduction will be on the outbound side to ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 20)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 20)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 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. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Gottingen Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

Gottingen Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

**** HRM Media Release Gottingen Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that improvements to the Gottingen Street bike lane, between Rainnie Drive and Brunswick Street, will take place as part of the Street Improvement Pilot Project. The existing bike lane on this section of Gottingen Street ...
RCMPNS will be sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety

RCMPNS will be sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety

**** RCMP Media Release RCMPNS will be sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety. Here is Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency volunteer Lucas Salmon’s story. — Early one summer morning I got a call about a serious motor vehicle collision. I jumped out of bed and reported to the ...
RCMPNS will be sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety

RCMPNS will be sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety

**** RCMP Media Release RCMPNS will be sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety. Here is one from Matthew Piggot, an advanced care paramedic with Emergency Health Services: There’s an old saying that it takes 10 years to master a craft. After that long, I still have not mastered ...
RCMPNS is sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety in remembrance of road crash victims

RCMPNS is sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety in remembrance of road crash victims

**** RCMP Media Release RCMPNS is sharing first responders’ experiences this week to highlight the importance of road safety in remembrance of road crash victims. Here is Nova Scotia RCMP Collision Reconstructionist Cpl. Corey Ford’s story: – I will never forget that winter day in March 2000. I was driving my Ford Thunderbird on the ...
Driving without headlights on leads to serious offences

Driving without headlights on leads to serious offences

**** RCMP Media Release Driving without headlights on leads to serious offences Halifax District RCMP charge youth for numerous offences after seen driving without headlights on. ​ On Monday, November 16 at approximately 9:15 p.m., police observed a vehicle on the Bisset Rd in Cole Harbour driving without its headlights on and continuing on the ...
What exactly is the ‘feels like’ temperature and how does it work?

What exactly is the ‘feels like’ temperature and how does it work?

**** Info via Environment Canada Feels like? Canada’s cold spot on the morning of November 18, 2020 was Mayo, YT at – 35°C.  And with winter approaching, we can expect more of us to experience cold weather. So let’s make sure we are ready. Current conditions across Canada on the morning of November 18, 2020. ...
Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents

Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged two men in separate incidents with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax and Dartmouth yesterday and today. ​ Yesterday at approximately 7:00 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit ...
The Halifax Chapter of MADD along with HRP and the Hfx Harbour Bridges kicked off their 2020 Project Red Ribbon Campaign

The Halifax Chapter of MADD along with HRP and the Hfx Harbour Bridges kicked off their 2020 Project Red Ribbon Campaign

**** Info via MADD Canada The Halifax Chapter of MADD along with HRP and the Hfx Harbour Bridges kicked off their 2020 Project Red Ribbon Campaign. Project Red Ribbon is our annual awareness campaign to promote sober driving during the holiday season. Even though the usual parties and celebrations may be limited this year due to ...
Regional Council request a staff report on renaming Micmac Boulevard, the Micmac

Regional Council request a staff report on renaming Micmac Boulevard, the Micmac

**** HRM Media Release Date of Council Meeting: November 17, 2020 Subject: Use of the term Micmac on Municipal Streets and Facilities Motion for Council to Consider: That Regional Council request a staff report on renaming Micmac Boulevard, the Micmac Transit Terminal, and Micmac Drive in Dartmouth, and Micmac Street and Micmac Court in Halifax. ...
Halifax Regional Police are finding vehicles with bald tires

Halifax Regional Police are finding vehicles with bald tires

**** HRP Release While on patrol, Halifax Regional Police are finding vehicles with bald tires. Nova Scotia has a minimum required tire tread depth of 3/32″. Tires fail at a 2/32” depth. Tread is important for traction. Check your tire tread, do it for your safety of all road users. ...
(Update) Regional Police are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on highway 102

(Update) Regional Police are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on highway 102

**** HRP Media Release Traffic Advisory–UPDATE The single motor vehicle accident scene on the 102 Highway between exits “0” and “1K” has been concluded. Access to the 102 Highway from Bayer’s Road is now open. The incident remains under investigation and police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips ...
Dartmouth Road, Bedford – Hydrant Maintenance / Romans Avenue – Wastewater System Maintenance

Dartmouth Road, Bedford – Hydrant Maintenance / Romans Avenue – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Dartmouth Road, Bedford – Hydrant Maintenance ​ On Tuesday, November 17, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking fire hydrant maintenance work near 91 Dartmouth Road, Bedford (Magazine Hill). This work will require a reduction to a single Dartmouth-bound lane near the work zone. (See attached ...
(Ended) Weather statement via Environment Canada

(Ended) Weather statement via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada Weather statement via Environment Canada **** ENDED More information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Special weather statement in effect Higher than normal water levels along with rough and pounding surf are possible Monday morning along parts of the Atlantic Coast. Locations: Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County and Queens County. (Gray areas) ...
Hollis Street bicycle lane work now complete

Hollis Street bicycle lane work now complete

**** HRM Media Release Hollis Street bicycle lane work now complete ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that construction of the new Hollis Street bicycle lane, between the Cogswell Interchange and Terminal Road, is now complete. ​ The one-way, protected bicycle lane, on the west side of Hollis Street, was designed to improve ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 13)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 13)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 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. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX COUNTY: Lays Lake Road, MusquodoboitLays Lake ...
Peninsular Halifax – Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off-Ramp Area – Halifax

Peninsular Halifax – Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off-Ramp Area – Halifax

**** Halifax Water Release Peninsular Halifax – Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off-Ramp Area – Halifax (Thursday, November 12, 2020) Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water will be undertaking water system upgrades Saturday, November 14th near the Macdonald Bridge off-ramp in Halifax. This work will take place Saturday from 7:00 AM – 6:00 ...
Annual Fall Street Leaf Cleanup Program begins Monday, Nov. 16

Annual Fall Street Leaf Cleanup Program begins Monday, Nov. 16

**** HRM Media Release Annual Fall Street Leaf Cleanup Program begins Monday, Nov. 16 ​ Residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality are once again encouraged to help keep the streets, sidewalks and public walkways clear of fallen leaves. ​ The annual Fall Street Leaf Cleanup Program begins Monday, Nov. 16 and concludes on Sunday, Dec. ...
Police remain on scene of a motor vehicle collision in Dartmouth.

Police remain on scene of a motor vehicle collision in Dartmouth.

**** HRP Media Release Police remain on scene of a motor vehicle collision in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. this morning police responded to a two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Wright Avenue and Windmill Road in Dartmouth. One of the vehicles caught fire and was extinguished by Halifax Fire and Emergency. There were ...
Locks Road/Shubie Park and Crystal Heights Neighbourhoods– Speed Limit Changes

Locks Road/Shubie Park and Crystal Heights Neighbourhoods– Speed Limit Changes

**** HRM Media Release Locks Road/Shubie Park and Crystal Heights Neighbourhoods– 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 Locks Road/Shubie Park and the Crystal Heights Neighbourhoods. Crews will begin posting new signage today. Work is expected to take ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for October 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for October 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for October 2020 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 September 2020 ...
Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire.

Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire. Patrol Investigators are currently investigating a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred just before midnight. At 11:41​ p.m. on November 8th, 2020, officers responded to a report of car exploding and on fire in the 0-100 block of Lynette Road, Halifax. When police arrived, the vehilce ...
Impaired Driving incident resulting in injuries.

Impaired Driving incident resulting in injuries.

**** HRP Media Release Impaired Driving incident resulting in injuries. At 10:05 PM police responded to 267 Prince Albert Road in Dartmouth. Multiple witnesses reported hearing a loud crash and some seeing a pick up truck drive recklessly before leaving the road and striking a pole. Police located the crash and had the road closed ...
Police charge three drivers for stunting

Police charge three drivers for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge three drivers for stunting Police have charged three drivers for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit earlier today in Darrmouth. At 11:05 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway​ 111 outbound just ...
Lower Water Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

Lower Water Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

**** HRM Media Release Lower Water Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that new protection features will be added to the existing Lower Water Street bike lane as part of the Street Improvement Pilot Project. Bollards and planters will be added over the coming days to ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 6)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 6)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 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. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating a hit and run that occurred in Bedford

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a hit and run that occurred in Bedford

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP is investigating a hit and run that occurred in Bedford early this morning. At 1:30 a.m., police were called to a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 102. Upon arrival, police were notified that another vehicle was involved in the collision but did not stop. Preliminary reports indicate that ...
Connaught Ave. and Chebucto Rd. – Wastewater System Maintenance

Connaught Ave. and Chebucto Rd. – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Connaught Ave. and Chebucto Rd. – Wastewater System Maintenance Eastern Trenchless, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be undertaking trenchless wastewater system rehabilitation work beginning Sunday, November 8 on Connaught Avenue and Chebucto Road in Halifax. This work will take place at the intersection of Connaught Avenue and Chebucto Road from ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 6:45 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118 ...
Waverley Road – Stormwater System Maintenance

Waverley Road – Stormwater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Waverley Road – Stormwater System Maintenance ​ (Wednesday, November 4, 2020)  From November 4 – 6, Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be undertaking stormwater system maintenance at the intersection of Waverley Road and Rolling Hills Drive. This work will take place from 6:00 PM until 7:00 AM each ...
HRP officers responded to a MV Accident on Herring Cove Road at Bradbury Lane

HRP officers responded to a MV Accident on Herring Cove Road at Bradbury Lane

**** HRP Media Release MV Accident/Road Closure At 6:08 pm, HRP officers responded to a MV Accident on Herring Cove Road at Bradbury Lane.​ An SUV had struck and broke off a NS Power pole which came to rest on the bumper of the SUV supported only by the wires. No reported injuries and the ...
If you see an abandoned vehicle on the side of the road with reflective blue EHS tape, it means paramedics have already been on scene

If you see an abandoned vehicle on the side of the road with reflective blue EHS tape, it means paramedics have already been on scene

Via EHS: Winter weather is once again upon us and with the ice and snow comes treacherous driving conditions. Please remember to prepare for winter driving, slow down and drive safely! If you see an abandoned vehicle on the side of the road with reflective blue EHS tape, it means paramedics have already been on ...
Halifax Transit launches How to Ride campaign in multiple languages

Halifax Transit launches How to Ride campaign in multiple languages

**** HRM Media Release Halifax Transit launches How to Ride campaign in multiple languages ​As part of the municipality’s ongoing commitment to create an accessible and inclusive transit system for all, Halifax Transit is launching the How to Ride campaign, designed to help new riders and newcomers understand how to access and use the transit system. ​ With ...
18 people charged for alcohol related offences over the Halloween weekend

18 people charged for alcohol related offences over the Halloween weekend

**** RCMP Media Release 18 people charged for alcohol related offences over the Halloween weekend Members of the Halifax District RCMP and the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services have charged 18 people with alcohol-related offences over the Halloween weekend. Twelve people were charged with alcohol-impaired driving, and an additional six people were issued driving suspensions due ...
Halifax Water will be continuing the replacement of a culvert near 31 Ketch Harbour Road in Herring Cove beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, November 3rd).

Halifax Water will be continuing the replacement of a culvert near 31 Ketch Harbour Road in Herring Cove beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, November 3rd).

**** Halifax Water Release (Monday, November 2, 2020) Halifax Water will be continuing the replacement of a culvert near 31 Ketch Harbour Road in Herring Cove beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, November 3rd). This work will require the closure of Ketch Harbour Road near civic#31 on a 24hour basis from 8:00am Tuesday, continuing until Friday, November 6th, ...
Glengarry Estates, Russell Lake West and Oakmount Neighbourhoods – Speed Limit Changes

Glengarry Estates, Russell Lake West and Oakmount Neighbourhoods – Speed Limit Changes

**** HRM Media Release Glengarry Estates, Russell Lake West and Oakmount Neighbourhoods – 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 Glengarry Estates, Russell Lake West and Oakmount neighbourhoods. Crews will begin posting new signage today. Work is expected ...
The Halloween night sky this year was illuminated by a “blue moon”, the second full moon in the month, making it a little spookier than usual!

The Halloween night sky this year was illuminated by a “blue moon”, the second full moon in the month, making it a little spookier than usual!

**** Info via Environment Canada The Halloween night sky this year was illuminated by a “blue moon”, the second full moon in the month, making it a little spookier than usual!   Every month has a full moon, but because the lunar cycle and the calendar year are not perfectly synched, about every three years ...
(Ended) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

(Ended) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada Rainfall warning in effect ENDED Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning Rain, at times heavy, is expected. Total Rainfall: 40 to 60 mm, with locally higher amounts possible. Time span: beginning this evening through Monday morning. Remarks: Rain at times heavy is expected to begin this evening then taper ...
Police share tips to reduce vehicle break-ins

Police share tips to reduce vehicle break-ins

**** HRP Media Release Police share tips to reduce vehicle break-ins Halifax Regional Police is continuing to receive reports of thefts from vehicles across the Halifax region. We are continuing to conduct neighbourhood patrols and are sharing information and tips for citizens: ​ Always lock your vehicle, even when parked in your driveway. Never leave ...
RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal work together for School Bus Safety Week

RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal work together for School Bus Safety Week

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal work together for School Bus Safety Week On October 23, Kings District RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal’s Vehicle Inspection Division worked together for School Bus Safety Week during a checkpoint in Auburn.​ During the ...
Heads Up Halifax. Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November first.

Heads Up Halifax. Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November first.

**** HRM Media Release Heads Up Halifax. Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November first. Reduced daylight hours mean reduced visibility, making it difficult to see people and objects on the road. Collisions between vehicles and other road users are proven to increase during this time of year. Whether you’re walking, cycling, rolling, or driving, ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 30)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 30)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 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. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 2:15 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 118 outbound ...
Walker Street & Third Street – Water Main Repair

Walker Street & Third Street – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Walker Street & Third Street – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site near 29 Walker Street working to repair a water main. Water service has been shut down for customers on Walker Street and Third Street while crews complete this urgent repair. There is no estimated time of ...
September vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

September vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release September vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP release a monthly vehicle/pedestrian collision report to provide police and citizens with more contextual information on this issue. A total of 76 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions were reported from January to September 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, there ...
Police charge woman for stunting

Police charge woman for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting ​ Police have charged a woman for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit earlier today in Halifax. ​ At approximately 2:15 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 ...
Police investigating roofing nails dumped on roadways

Police investigating roofing nails dumped on roadways

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigating roofing nails dumped on roadwaysBarrington RCMP are investigating incidents of nails dumped on roadways between Newellton and Clarks Harbour in Shelburne County. ​ Today at 6:55 a.m., Barrington RCMP responded to reports of roofing nails on roadways in Newellton and Clarks Harbour. Officers located nails in multiple locations, including, ...
Police charge woman for stunting

Police charge woman for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting ​ Police have charged a woman for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit this morning in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 11:15 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 ...
Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents

Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents

**** HRP Media Release Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged two men in separate incidents with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Bedford last Friday. At approximately 2:10 p.m. members of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a ...
Drivers should prepare now for winter conditions, CAA says

Drivers should prepare now for winter conditions, CAA says

**** CAA Release Drivers should prepare now for winter conditions, CAA says Believe it or not, winter is quickly coming to Atlantic Canada, and CAA is reminding drivers to prepare this month for the cold, snow and ice by following a few quick tips. Prepare the vehicle Winter weather is hard on your vehicle and ...
Blue Forest Lane – Culvert & Hydrant Replacement / Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Paving Work

Blue Forest Lane – Culvert & Hydrant Replacement / Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Paving Work

**** Halifax Water Release Blue Forest Lane – Culvert & Hydrant Replacement ​ On Monday, October 26, Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water, will begin work to replace a culvert and a fire hydrant near 42 Blue Forest Lane, Hammonds Plains. There will be a lane drop in the work zone; see attached map. ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 23)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 23)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 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 HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit this morning in Halifax. ​ At approximately 6:45 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 ...
Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance

Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance On Friday, October 23, Halifax Water crews will be completing work to reinstate the curb and sidewalk near 6237 Quinpool Road. This work will take place between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. During this work, Quinpool Road will be reduced to three ...
Police charge man with stunting

Police charge man with stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today in Bedford. ​ At approximately 6:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway ...
(Update) Road reopened: Police are asking people to avoid the area of 1200 block of Purcells Cove Road in relation to a gas leak

(Update) Road reopened: Police are asking people to avoid the area of 1200 block of Purcells Cove Road in relation to a gas leak

**** HRP Media Release (Unstamped photos contributed) Traffic Advisory via HRP: Update: The 1200 block of Purcells Cove Road is now open. We thank everyone for their cooperation. Update: Traffic Advisory via HRP: Police are asking people to avoid the area of 1200 block of Purcells Cove Road in relation to a gas leak. We ...
Robie Street / Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance

Robie Street / Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Robie Street – Lane Drops for Water Main Repair ​ On October 22, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking water main repairs at the intersection of Robie Street and Macara Street. This work will require a lane drop in both the outbound and inbound centre lanes; crews expect to maintain traffic ...
Robie Street, Ochterloney Street and Crichton Avenue – Street Improvement Pilot Project

Robie Street, Ochterloney Street and Crichton Avenue – Street Improvement Pilot Project

**** HRM Media Release Robie Street, Ochterloney Street and Crichton Avenue – Street Improvement Pilot Project The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that temporary curb extensions will be installed at a number of intersections over the coming days as part of the Street Improvement Pilot Project. This pilot project includes temporary features designed to ...
Police charge man with stunting

Police charge man with stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 1:20 p.m. members of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 ...
October is intersection safety month and Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic tips to help make intersections safer for all road users

October is intersection safety month and Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic tips to help make intersections safer for all road users

**** 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: ​ ...
Windsor Street – Wastewater System Maintenance / Rocky Lake Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance (Update)

Windsor Street – Wastewater System Maintenance / Rocky Lake Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance (Update)

**** Halifax Water Release Windsor Street – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ On October 20 – 21, Eastern Trenchless, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be undertaking trenchless wastewater system rehabilitation work on Windsor Street near its intersection with Young Street. This work will take place from 7:00 AM until approximately 7:00 PM both days. There ...
Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance / Rutledge Street Closure – Water Main Valve Replacement

Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance / Rutledge Street Closure – Water Main Valve Replacement

**** Halifax Water Release Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance ​ On Tuesday, October 20, and Wednesday, October 21, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking work to reinstate the curb and sidewalk near 6237 Quinpool Road. This work will take place between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM. During this work, Quinpool Road will ...
Environment Canada: Warmest September on record / 2020 record low Arctic sea ice

Environment Canada: Warmest September on record / 2020 record low Arctic sea ice

**** Info via Environment Canada Warmest September on record According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service/ECMWF, we just had the warmest September on record, with the global average air temperature 0.05°C warmer than September 2019 – which was the previous record holder for the month of September. September 2020 was: 0.63°C warmer than the 1981-2010 30 year ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 16)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 16)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 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. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford BypassA repaving and ...
Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Stormwater System Maintenance / Cobequid Road – Water System Maintenance

Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Stormwater System Maintenance / Cobequid Road – Water System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Stormwater System Maintenance / Cobequid Road – Water System Maintenance Today, October 15, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking stormwater system maintenance on Quinpool Road. This work will take place between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. During this work, Quinpool Road will be reduced to ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September 2020As 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 September 2020 on ...
Police charge two drivers with stunting / Four drivers arrested for impaired driving over the weekend in Kings County