Sunday, October 25, 2020

Traffic, Weather & Utility

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

Police charge two drivers with stunting / Four drivers arrested for impaired driving over the weekend in Kings County

**** HRP  / RCMP Media Releases HRP Police charge two drivers with stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged two drivers with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit earlier in the week. ​ On Tuesday at approximately 2:10 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for September 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for September 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for September 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 September 2020, Nova Scotia ...
Leiblin Park Area – Water Main Repair

Leiblin Park Area – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Leiblin Park Area – Water Main Repair ​ Tomorrow, October 15, Halifax Water crews will be undertaking water main repairs on Rockingstone Road. This work will take place from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. See attached map for traffic impacts. Customers in the Leiblin Park area may experience low water pressure ...
Bible Hill man charged in fatal single vehicle collision

Bible Hill man charged in fatal single vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release Bible Hill man charged in fatal single vehicle collisionThe​ Colchester County​ RCMP’s General Investigation Section (GIS)​ has laid multiple charges against a Bible Hill man​ in a fatal single vehicle collision on April 12 on Hwy. 246, in Oliver, Colchester County. ​ The RCMP, Fire and EHS​ responded to the collision, ...
(Ended) Special weather statement  via Environment Canada

(Ended) Special weather statement via Environment Canada

**** Advisory via Environment Canada ENDED Special weather statement and frost advisory for tomorrow via Environment Canada (frost advisory ended) https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns Heavy rain is expected on Wednesday. Total rainfall: 20 to 40 mm. Locally higher amounts possible. Maximum wind gusts: 50 to 70 km/h. Stronger coastal gusts possible. Locations: Atlantic coast of mainland Nova Scotia. ...
Windsor RCMP on scene of a serious motorcycle crash

Windsor RCMP on scene of a serious motorcycle crash

**** RCMP Media Release Windsor RCMP on scene of a serious motorcycle crash ​At approximately 4:33 p.m. a passing motorist notified police of a motorcycle failing to make a corner on Hwy. 1 near Lighthouse Rd. in Mount Denson. The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a single motorcycle with lone rider ...
(Update) Robie Street/Young Street Transit Priority Corridor

(Update) Robie Street/Young Street Transit Priority Corridor

**** HRM Media Release Robie Street/Young Street Transit Priority Corridor Construction on new dedicated bus lanes is nearing completion on Robie Street (between Quinpool Road and Young Street) and Young Street (between Robie and Windsor streets). This project is a key component of the Integrated Mobility Plan (2017), which recommended investment in transit lanes on several key ...
Creating a more convenient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible transit system

Creating a more convenient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible transit system

**** Halifax Transit Release Transforming Transit Creating a more convenient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible transit system. The municipality is Transforming Transit through two Halifax Transit projects — the Rapid Transit Strategy, which encompasses four Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lines and three new ferry routes, and the Electric Bus Proposal. These projects align with the municipality’s Integrated Mobility Plan by improving transit services. They also align ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for September

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for September

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for September ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 18 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of September. ​ Of the 18 drivers, 16 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, and two were issued driving suspensions for operating a conveyance ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 9)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 9)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 9) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford BypassA repaving and ...
Drive responsibly to arrive safely this long weekend

Drive responsibly to arrive safely this long weekend

**** RCMP Media Release Drive responsibly to arrive safely this long weekend ​ As we head into the long weekend, Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding motorists to drive responsibly. ​ Each year, police across Canada participate in Operation Impact led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP). The goal of the campaign​ is​ ...
UPDATED: PSA – Parking Technology Project launch dates

UPDATED: PSA – Parking Technology Project launch dates

**** HRM Media Release UPDATED: PSA – Parking Technology Project launch dates UPDATED: The new online ticket management system offers a secure payment portal for tickets issued on, or after, Oct. 7, 2020. For tickets issued on, or after, Oct. 7, please pay through the following portal: hrm.aimsparking.com. ​ Tickets issued on, or before, Oct. 6, 2020 will be paid through ...
Cogswell District Project update

Cogswell District Project update

**** HRM Media Release Cogswell District Project update ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that major land negotiations related to the Cogswell District project are nearing completion, allowing the project to progress into the next phase. ​ The construction tender is expected to be issued in early 2021, with work estimated to begin ...
Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance / Young Street & Kempt Road – Lane Drops for Survey Work

Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance / Young Street & Kempt Road – Lane Drops for Survey Work

**** Halifax Water Release Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ (Thursday, October 8, 2020)  Halifax Water crews will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance this evening from 6:00 PM until approximately 12:00 midnight on Dutch Village Road. This work will require a lane drop on Dutch Village Road between Joseph Howe Drive and McFatridge Drive; ...
Province Seeking Public Input for Second Phase of New Traffic Safety Act

Province Seeking Public Input for Second Phase of New Traffic Safety Act

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Province Seeking Public Input for Second Phase of New Traffic Safety Act—————————————————————–Government continues to seek public input on the Traffic Safety Act draft regulations.As of today, Oct. 8, Nova Scotians can provide feedback on vehicle regulations, the second phase of the province’s draft regulations under the new Traffic Safety Act.The proposed ...
Hello Halifax!  Uber seeks licensing in Halifax

Hello Halifax! Uber seeks licensing in Halifax

**** Uber Media Release Two years following the launch of Uber Eats, Uber Canada is excited to announce our intention to seek a license and launch our ridesharing app in Halifax before the end of the calendar year. “We’ve long heard about the excitement for Uber in Halifax,” said Matthew Price, General Manager of Uber ...
Nova Scotia RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal are reminding motorists to avoid unnecessary expenses by making sure their vehicle safety inspections are up to date – and legit

Nova Scotia RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal are reminding motorists to avoid unnecessary expenses by making sure their vehicle safety inspections are up to date – and legit

**** RCMP Media Release The Nova Scotia RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal are reminding motorists to avoid unnecessary expenses by making sure their vehicle safety inspections are up to date – and legit. Each year, the Nova Scotia RCMP issues tickets to drivers with expired or fake inspection stickers. ...
Help RCMPNS find a stolen truck

Help RCMPNS find a stolen truck

**** RCMP Media Release Help RCMPNS find a stolen truck Between midnight and 10 a.m. on October 5, a pick up truck was stolen from a business on Hammonds Plains Rd. in Hammonds Plains. The truck is a black 2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Duramax Diesel, with a vehicle identification number (VIN) of 1GTHK2367F101022. There ...
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 1:30 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Dartmouth ...
Lucasville Road / Caledonia Road – Lane Drop for Water Main Work

Lucasville Road / Caledonia Road – Lane Drop for Water Main Work

**** Halifax Water Release Lucasville Road – Lane Drops for Infrastructure Improvements ​ (Monday, October 5, 2020) ARCP Limited, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be completing patching work on Lucasville Road related to previous infrastructure improvements. Halifax Water crews will also be replacing a water service near 819 Lucasville Road. This work will take place ...
Cole Harbour Area / Lucasville Road – Water Service Interruption

Cole Harbour Area / Lucasville Road – Water Service Interruption

**** Halifax Water Release Cole Harbour Area – Water Service Interruption & Potential Discoloured Water ​ Customers on and around Wildwood Boulevard, Cole Harbour, may experience a temporary water service interruption while crews work to repair part of our water distribution system infrastructure in that area. There is no estimate of service restoration at this time. ...
As of September 2021 the Canadian Vehicle Lighting Regulation will require that all new vehicles sold in Canada have one of three options

As of September 2021 the Canadian Vehicle Lighting Regulation will require that all new vehicles sold in Canada have one of three options

**** Transport Canada Release Using your vehicle lights to see and be seen Vehicles driven in the dark without lights, or “phantom vehicles,” are a serious safety risk. Some drivers think a lit-up dashboard means their lights are on, which may not be true. It’s also important to use proper lighting in bad weather. Transport ...
Gottingen Street – Patching Work / Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Wastewater System Maintenance / Lucasville Road – Lane Drops for Infrastructure Improvements

Gottingen Street – Patching Work / Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Wastewater System Maintenance / Lucasville Road – Lane Drops for Infrastructure Improvements

**** Halifax Water Release Gottingen Street – Patching Work ​ Update: Due to poor weather conditions, this work has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2020. All other details remain the same. This evening, ARCP Limited, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be completing street patching work on Gottingen Street related to the recent water valve ...
Halifax District RCMP​ investigate fatal motor vehicle collision

Halifax District RCMP​ investigate fatal motor vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP​ investigate fatal motor vehicle collision ​ On October 3, 2020, East Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia… At 12:00 p.m. RCMP, EHS as well as Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency responded to a single vehicle collision on Crowell Road where an SUV was located on its side in the ditch. ​ ...
Police Respond To Motor Vehicle Collision

Police Respond To Motor Vehicle Collision

**** HRP Media Release Police Respond To Motor Vehicle Collision ​ At 4:55 p.m. today, October​ 3rd, 2020 Halifax Regional Police responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 6500 block of Bayers Road in Halifax. The driver of an SUV was changing lanes and​ hit a vehicle that was legally parked. The SUV rolled ...
Police ticket man for failing to yield to traffic

Police ticket man for failing to yield to traffic

**** HRP Media Release Police ticket man for failing to yield to traffic ​ Police have ticketed a man in relation to failing to yield to traffic in Halifax. ​ On October 2, 2020 at 4:45 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle in ...
Kipawa Crescent – Culvert Replacement / Lucasville Road – Patching Work

Kipawa Crescent – Culvert Replacement / Lucasville Road – Patching Work

**** Halifax Water Release Kipawa Crescent – Culvert Replacement ​ Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be replacing a culvert near 14 Kipawa Crescent. Work is expected to continue until October 9, weather depending. Hours of work will be Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM with evenings and weekends as required. ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 2)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 2)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 2) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford BypassA repaving and ...
Parking Technology Project launch dates

Parking Technology Project launch dates

**** HRM Media Release Parking Technology Project launch dates ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following changes to parking and the launch of new parking technology. ​ The municipality will fully launch the new Parking Technology on Tuesday, Oct. 13.​ ​ On Monday, Oct. 5, the municipality will activate the new ...
Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ Halifax Water crews will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance this evening from 6:00 PM until approximately 12:00 midnight on Dutch Village Road. This work will require a lane drop on Dutch Village Road between Joseph Howe Drive and McFatridge Drive; see attached map. There ...
Windsor RCMP investigates fatal collision

Windsor RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal MVC – road closure / la traduction suivra Windsor RCMP investigates fatal collision At approximately 12:40 a.m. a passing motorist notified police of a vehicle down in a deep ditch near the intersection of 215 Highway and the Goshen Road. RCMP, Fire and EHS personnel attended the scene and found a ...
RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) arrested a 22-year-old man and 35-year-old woman following several breaks into vehicles at parking areas in the Tantallon area

RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) arrested a 22-year-old man and 35-year-old woman following several breaks into vehicles at parking areas in the Tantallon area

**** RCMP Media Release Man and woman arrested for breaking into vehicles and using stolen credit cards The Halifax District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) arrested a 22-year-old man and 35-year-old woman following several breaks into vehicles at parking areas in the Tantallon area. Between August 24 and September 3, several parked vehicles were ...
Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance / Main Street, Dartmouth – Lane Reduction

Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance / Main Street, Dartmouth – Lane Reduction

**** Halifax Water Release Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ Halifax Water crews will be completing wastewater system maintenance this evening from 6:00 PM until approximately 12:00 midnight on Dutch Village Road. This work will require a lane drop on Dutch Village Road between Joseph Howe Drive and McFatridge Drive; see attached map. There ...
At 12:10 a.m. ADT, Monday, September 29, 2003, Hurricane Juan made landfall in Nova Scotia

At 12:10 a.m. ADT, Monday, September 29, 2003, Hurricane Juan made landfall in Nova Scotia

*** Info via Environment Canada (Photos Sean Dewitt) Hurricane Juan Storm Summary At 12:10 a.m. ADT, Monday, September 29, 2003, Hurricane Juan made landfall in Nova Scotia between Shad Bay and Prospect. Juan arrived as a Category 2 storm. The storm ripped northward through the province, weakening quickly as tropical cyclones do over land. Arrive in Prince ...
Chebucto Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

Chebucto Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Chebucto Road – Wastewater System Maintenance ​Halifax Water crews are currently completing wastewater system maintenance on Chebucto Road between Connaught Avenue and Swaine Street. This work includes a lade reduction on Chebucto Road with an altered centerline. We anticipate that this work will be complete by 4:00 PM today. Motorists should ...
Driver arrested following serious injury collision

Driver arrested following serious injury collision

**** RCMP Media Release Driver arrested following serious injury collision On September 27 at approximately 4:25 a.m. Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy 12 in Aldersville. EHS and the Fire Department also responded. The driver, a 22-year-old man was arrested at the scene. The car was travelling on Hwy. 12, ...
The Halifax Regional Municipality will be painting the words “Black Lives Matter” on the following streets beginning Saturday, Sept. 26

The Halifax Regional Municipality will be painting the words “Black Lives Matter” on the following streets beginning Saturday, Sept. 26

**** HRM Media Release Black Lives Matter street art installation ​The Halifax Regional Municipality will be painting the words “Black Lives Matter” on the following streets beginning Saturday, Sept. 26: ​ Alderney Drive between Ochterloney and Queen streets from 7 p.m. Saturday, September 26 until the installation is complete. Brunswick Street between Carmichael and Prince ...
Police charge man with driving at almost double the posted speed limit

Police charge man with driving at almost double the posted speed limit

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man with driving at almost double the posted speed limit ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged two drivers with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in the last two days, one of whom was travelling at almost double the posted speed limit. ​ Yesterday ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 25)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 25)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 25) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving ...
This is why the RCMP asks people to report erratic driving

This is why the RCMP asks people to report erratic driving

**** RCMP Media Release This is why the RCMP asks people to report erratic driving ​ On September 24 at 10:15 a.m., Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of an erratic driver on Hwy. 102 near Stewiacke. Police made a patrol and located the black SUV swerving on the highway, and nearly side swiping ...
RCMP and Child Safety Link remind drivers to​ safely buckle up child passengers

RCMP and Child Safety Link remind drivers to​ safely buckle up child passengers

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP and Child Safety Link remind drivers to​ safely buckle up child passengers In support of Child Passenger Safety Week 2020, September 20 to 26, the Nova Scotia RCMP and Child Safety Link are reminding motorists to ensure their young passengers are safely buckled up in the right​ seat. ​ ​ ...
Province Reduces Burden on Ride Hailing Services

Province Reduces Burden on Ride Hailing Services

**** TRANSPORTATION Province Reduces Burden on Ride Hailing Services —————————————————————– Nova Scotians want more choices when it comes to local transportation. That is why the province announced today, Sept. 24, that it is reducing costs and administrative burdens for taxi and ride hailing services. “Making it easier to do business is an important step toward ...
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in crash in Dartmouth

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in crash in Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release PDATE: Police Investigate Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth At 7:42 p.m. Halifax Regional Police, HRM Fire & Emergency Service and Emergency Health Services responded to a report of a single vehicle collision at Woodland Ave and Mic Mac Blvd, Dartmouth.​ ​ Callers reported the collision of a single vehicle into a utility pole.​ Alcohol ...
Central Avenue – Wastewater System Maintenance

Central Avenue – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Central Avenue – Wastewater System Maintenance Halifax Water will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance on Central Avenue in Halifax on Thursday, September 24th. This work will require the closure of Central Avenue between Cross Street and Alex Street near civic #40 from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM. There will be local ...
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 yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 9 a.m. on September 22 a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of ...
Hurricane Teddy update and municipal service impacts

Hurricane Teddy update and municipal service impacts

**** HRM Media Release Hurricane Teddy update and municipal service impacts Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The​ Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following updates and impacts to municipal services as a result of Hurricane Teddy. The following information is correct as of 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Weather Update ...
NOVA SCOTIA POWER CREWS READY FOR HURRICANE TEDDY Halifax 

NOVA SCOTIA POWER CREWS READY FOR HURRICANE TEDDY Halifax 

**** NSP Media Release NOVA SCOTIA POWER CREWS READY FOR HURRICANE TEDDY Halifax Nova Scotia Power has mobilized over 300 crews from within the Atlantic Bubble to respond to Hurricane Teddy. Crews are now positioned across the province from Yarmouth to Cape Breton to be ready to respond when it is safe to do so. ...
Hurricane Teddy update and service impacts

Hurricane Teddy update and service impacts

**** HRM Media Release Hurricane Teddy update and service impacts  The​ Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following updates and impacts to municipal services as a result of the Hurricane Teddy. The following information is correct as of 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Weather Update: Heavy rain with accumulation up to 130 ...
RCMP urge safety as Hurricane Teddy approaches

RCMP urge safety as Hurricane Teddy approaches

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP urge safety as Hurricane Teddy approaches With Hurricane Teddy continuing to track toward our province, the RCMP urges citizens to be mindful of the dangers that the storm may present. As the storm approaches, it is important to remember that extreme weather will result in hazardous conditions, decreased visibility and ...
HHB is ready for Teddy

HHB is ready for Teddy

Via HHB HHB is ready for Teddy With the safety of the public as it’s first priority, HHB has spent the last several days preparing. All construction projects have stopped and materials that could be a safety hazard have been secured. HHB closely monitors wind speeds and will restrict access to the bridges if necessary: ...
Halifax Water crews are responding to a water main break near 44 Hillside Ave in Lower Sackville

Halifax Water crews are responding to a water main break near 44 Hillside Ave in Lower Sackville

**** Halifax Water Release Hillside Avenue, Lower Sackville – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are responding to a water main break near 44 Hillside Ave in Lower Sackville. Water service has been temporarily shut down to allow crews to complete the repair. There is no estimate of water service restoration at this time. Once ...
Municipality prepares for impacts of Hurricane Teddy

Municipality prepares for impacts of Hurricane Teddy

**** HRM Media Release UPDATE: For those who plan to self-evacuate, please call 311 to self-register by 8 p.m., to provide time for staff to plan adequately. This is a voluntary self-evacuation for those living in the Sambro area, Peggys Cove, Eastern shore and in low-lying coastal areas who are close to the water. If ...
(Update) Provincial Parks Closed During Hurricane Teddy

(Update) Provincial Parks Closed During Hurricane Teddy

**** Parks Canada Release Halifax Citadel Re-Opened Today ​ Halifax Citadel National Historic Site has re-opened at noon today, Wednesday, September 23, as a result of an on-site safety review by Parks Canada. The temporary closure yesterday was based on the potential for severe weather from Hurricane Teddy. ​ Visitor safety is of the utmost importance ...
(ENDED) Multiple warnings issued as Hurricane Teddy approaches

(ENDED) Multiple warnings issued as Hurricane Teddy approaches

**** Via Environment Canada Update: Environment Canada has lifted all warnings for HRM in regards to Hurricane Teddy Tropical storm warning in effect Tropical storm force winds of 60 gusting to 90 km/h over exposed areas from Tropical Storm Teddy can be expected over the above regions. Tropical storm force winds ahead of Hurricane Teddy ...
Hurricane Teddy Update, Monday, Sept. 21

Hurricane Teddy Update, Monday, Sept. 21

**** EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE Release Hurricane Teddy Update, Monday, Sept. 21 —————————————————————– NOTE: Storm updates will be issued as needed. No further updates are expected today. —————————————————————– The Emergency Management Office (EMO) continues to remind Nova Scotians to be prepared for Hurricane Teddy. Current forecast models indicate Nova Scotia is expected to start feeling strong ...
HRP have charged a man with stunting in Halifax / Charges to follow incident of child being placed in trunk of car

HRP have charged a man with stunting in Halifax / Charges to follow incident of child being placed in trunk of car

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with stunting in Halifax. Yesterday at approximately 7:30 p.m. West Division patrol officers responded to a citizen complaint of vehicles racing in the area of Evergreen Place, a dead-end street off Prospect Road in Halifax. It had been reported that motorists are gathering in ...
Halifax Water Prepares for Hurricane Teddy

Halifax Water Prepares for Hurricane Teddy

**** Halifax Water Release Halifax Water Prepares for Hurricane Teddy (Via Environment Canada) Hurricane Teddy is currently predicted to impact Halifax and Nova Scotia Tuesday into Wednesday. Halifax Water operates critical water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure and is taking all possible precautions to prepare for Teddy. Those measures include filling of fuel tanks, testing backup ...
MacKay Bridge will be closed from 4am Saturday, September 26 until 10pm Sunday, September 27

MacKay Bridge will be closed from 4am Saturday, September 26 until 10pm Sunday, September 27

**** HHB Media Release  Traffic Advisory: MacKay Bridge will be closed from 4am Saturday, September 26 until 10pm Sunday, September 27. This is the final scheduled bridge closure for 2020. ...
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 last week in Halifax. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. on September 18 a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate ...
(Ended) Tropical storm warning, multiple warnings in effect

(Ended) Tropical storm warning, multiple warnings in effect

**** Via Environment Canada Update via Environment Canada Environment Canada has lifted all warnings for HRM in regards to Hurricane Teddy Multiple warning in effect Tropical storm force winds of 60 gusting to 90 km/h over exposed areas from Tropical Storm Teddy can be expected over the above regions. Tropical storm force winds ahead of ...
Hurricanes and the Greek alphabet

Hurricanes and the Greek alphabet

**** Info via Environment Canada Hurricanes and the Greek alphabet The Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t officially end until November 30 and we’ve already run out of names! The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) names tropical or subtropical systems when they have intensified into a tropical storm with winds of at least 63 km/h. Once all 21 English-alphabet ...
RCMP​ responds to​ two vehicle collision with serious injuries on Hwy 101

RCMP​ responds to​ two vehicle collision with serious injuries on Hwy 101

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP​ responds to​ two vehicle collision with serious injuries This afternoon at approximately 1:03 p.m., RCMP responded to a collision between a pickup truck and transport truck on Hwy. 101 near Falmouth. EHS and local area fire departments also responded. The driver of the pickup, an adult male from Kentville, was ...
(Ended)  A chilly morning ahead.  Frost advisory via Environment Canada

(Ended) A chilly morning ahead.  Frost advisory via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada **** Ended (Weather)  A chilly morning ahead.  Frost advisory via Environment Canada 19  / 20 September 2020 Frost advisory in effect Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Minimum temperatures: near plus 1 in low lying areas of mainland Nova Scotia, and near zero over the Cape Breton Highlands. ...
(Ended)  Tropical Cyclone Statement upgraded to Watch via Environment Canada

(Ended) Tropical Cyclone Statement upgraded to Watch via Environment Canada

**** Via Environment Canada Update:  the statement has ended and  a tropical storm warning is now in effect (see new post) . Tropical storm force winds of possible 70 gusting to 100 km/h over exposed areas from Hurricane Teddy may occur over the above regions. Hurricane Teddy will approach Atlantic Canada on Tuesday and will ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 18)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 18)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 18) 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: Long Cove Bridge ...
Prepared for Hurricane Teddy: Nova Scotia Power Activates Emergency Operations Centre / Residents asked to prepare in advance for the possible effects of Hurricane Teddy

Prepared for Hurricane Teddy: Nova Scotia Power Activates Emergency Operations Centre / Residents asked to prepare in advance for the possible effects of Hurricane Teddy

**** NSP  Release /HRM Media Release Prepared for Hurricane Teddy: Nova Scotia Power Activates Emergency Operations Centre (Image via Environment Canada) Nova Scotia Power is mobilizing personnel and resources in advance of Hurricane Teddy’s expected arrival in Nova Scotia on Tuesday. “We have been closely monitoring Hurricane Teddy for several days and taking steps to ...
EMO: Hurricane Preparedness Tips

EMO: Hurricane Preparedness Tips

**** EMO Media Release Hurricane Preparedness Tips The Emergency Management Office (EMO) is reminding Nova Scotians to take steps to help minimize risk of property and personal damage from a hurricane or tropical storm. Strong winds, heavy rains and storm and power surges can cause significant damage. All Nova Scotians are asked to prepare in ...
Lucasville Road – Paving Work / Culvert Replacement – Sussex Drive

Lucasville Road – Paving Work / Culvert Replacement – Sussex Drive

**** Halifax Water Release Lucasville Road – Paving Work ARCP Limited, on behalf of Halifax Water, will be completing paving work on Lucasville Road related to previous culvert replacements. This work will take place from 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Friday, September 18, 2020 (weather dependant). Lucasville Road will be reduced to one lane, ...
Nova Scotians to Have Input on New Traffic Safety Act Drivers Regulations

Nova Scotians to Have Input on New Traffic Safety Act Drivers Regulations

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Nova Scotians to Have Input on New Traffic Safety Act Drivers Regulations —————————————————————– Nova Scotians are invited to provide feedback on the province’s draft regulations under the new Traffic Safety Act. The proposed drivers regulations are being made available online for public comment effective today, Sept. 17. The draft regulations are ...
August vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

August vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release August 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 62 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions were reported from January to August 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total ...
Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance / Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance / Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Dutch Village Road – Wastewater System Maintenance ​Water crews will be completing wastewater system maintenance this evening from 6:00 PM until approximately 11:30 PM on Dutch Village Road. This work will require a lane drop on Dutch Village Road between Joseph Howe Drive and McFatridge Drive; see attached map. There will be ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for August 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for August 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for August 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 August 2020 ...
Halifax Water crews are on-site repairing a water main near 3280 Connaught Avenue in Halifax

Halifax Water crews are on-site repairing a water main near 3280 Connaught Avenue in Halifax

**** Halifax Water Release Attention motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, Halifax Water crews are on-site repairing a water main near 3280 Connaught Avenue in Halifax. Water service is out on the even civic number side of Connaught Avenue between Edgewood Avenue and Regent Drive. Connaught Avenue inbound in the work zone near civic#3280 will be reduced ...
Halifax Regional Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today in Dartmouth

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

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman with stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit today in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 10:45 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway ...
Risk advisory for Lake Micmac has been lifted

Risk advisory for Lake Micmac has been lifted

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory for Lake Micmac has been lifted ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the blue-green algae risk advisory previously in effect for Lake Micmac in Dartmouth has been lifted. The off-leash dog area of Shubie Park has also reopened for use. ​ Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is naturally occurring ...
Vaughan Avenue Closure for Wastewater System Maintenance / Leiblin Park Area – Water System Pump Maintenance

Vaughan Avenue Closure for Wastewater System Maintenance / Leiblin Park Area – Water System Pump Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Vaughan Avenue Closure for Wastewater System Maintenance Halifax Water will be undertaking wastewater system maintenance Sunday, September 13th on Vaughan Avenue near Romans Avenue in Halifax. This work will take place from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and will require the closure of Vaughan Avenue at Romans Avenue. Access to Vaughan ...
Improving School Bus Safety in Canada

Improving School Bus Safety in Canada

**** Transport Canada Release Improving School Bus Safety in Canada Transport Canada wants feedback on adding new technologies to the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to improve school bus safety. School bus safety in Canada is a responsibility that’s shared between: federal, provincial and territorial governments school bus owners and operators school boards, and drivers In January 2019, ...
Police ticket a man for careless and imprudent driving near a school

Police ticket a man for careless and imprudent driving near a school

**** HRP Media Release Police ticket a man for careless and imprudent driving near a school ​ Police have ticketed a man in relation to a driving incident that occurred earlier this week in Dartmouth. ​ On September 9 police received a report that a man had been driving at a high rate of speed ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 11) Provincial  / Municipal

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 11) Provincial  / Municipal

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 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 COLCHESTER COUNTY: Highway 102 Southbound Highway 102 ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 3 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for August

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for August

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for August ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 33 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of August. ​ Of the 33 drivers, 25 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, seven drivers were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance ...
Recall: On certain Volvo vehicles, the nuts that attach the windshield wiper arms may not have been tightened properly

Recall: On certain Volvo vehicles, the nuts that attach the windshield wiper arms may not have been tightened properly

**** Transport Canada Recall Recall: On certain Volvo vehicles, the nuts that attach the windshield wiper arms may not have been tightened properly. This could cause the wipers to slip and not clear the windshield properly, which could increase the risk of a crash. Recall Details Transport Canada Recall # 2020390 Recall Date 2020-08-25 Notification ...
Leiblin Park Area – Water System Pump Maintenance / Caledonia Road, Woodlawn Road & Main Street – Water Service Interruption /Lead Service Line Replacements – Robie Street

Leiblin Park Area – Water System Pump Maintenance / Caledonia Road, Woodlawn Road & Main Street – Water Service Interruption /Lead Service Line Replacements – Robie Street

**** Halifax Water Release Leiblin Park Area – Water System Pump Maintenance ​ On Friday, September 11, 2020, between 9:00 AM and 12:00 noon, Halifax Water will be undertaking maintenance to the booster station pumps that provide water to customers in the Leiblin Park area (see attached map.) Customers in this area may experience reduced ...
Water Service Interruption – Lower Sackville, Waverley, Fall River & Windsor Junction Areas

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

**** Halifax Water Release Water Service Interruption – Lower Sackville, Waverley, Fall River & Windsor Junction Areas Crews continue to work to repair the water main near the intersection of Cobequid Road and Glendale Drive. In order to complete the repair, a water service shutdown will occur at 10:00 PM tonight and is expected to ...
Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair / Basinview Drive – Water Service Restored

Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair / Basinview Drive – Water Service Restored

**** Halifax Water Release Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Water main repair underway near the intersection of Cobequid Road and Glendale Drive. There is no estimate of repair completion at this time. It is not expected there will be any loss of water service. Some customers may experience lower than normal ...
As classes resume in the Halifax region, all residents are reminded of the importance of road safety

As classes resume in the Halifax region, all residents are reminded of the importance of road safety

**** HRM Media Release As classes resume in the Halifax region, all residents are reminded of the importance of road safety — and the shared responsibility for everyone, whether you’re walking, driving, rolling or cycling. halifax.ca/roadsafety CROSSWALK SAFETY – Crosswalks exist on all legs of an intersection, whether marked or unmarked – Slow down and ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 4)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Sept 4)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories 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. . HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving and guardrail project is ...
Back to school safety: Police remind motorists to drive with caution

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

**** HRP Media Release Back to school safety: Police remind motorists to drive with caution ​ With the start of the new school year, police ask that you do your part to keep streets safe for students as they head back to the classroom. ​ Even though it looks different this year, thousands of students ...
The Macdonald Bridge will be closed 7pm Friday, September 4 until 5:30am Tuesday, September 8

The Macdonald Bridge will be closed 7pm Friday, September 4 until 5:30am Tuesday, September 8

**** HHB Release Traffic advisory for Labour Day weekend: The Macdonald Bridge will be closed 7pm Friday, September 4 until 5:30am Tuesday, September 8. Sidewalk and bike lane will be open. This is the final scheduled weekend closure on the Macdonald Bridge to replace bearings. Keeping the bridge closed Labour Day Monday means two bearings ...
Halifax District RCMP has charged a 44-year-old man from Glace Bay with assault with a weapon and dangerous driving

Halifax District RCMP has charged a 44-year-old man from Glace Bay with assault with a weapon and dangerous driving

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP has charged a 44-year-old man from Glace Bay with assault with a weapon and dangerous driving following a recent incident in Goffs. At 12:25 a.m. on August 30, Halifax District RCMP were called to assist Halifax Regional Police (HRP) with an erratic driver on Bell Blvd. An HRP ...
Raymond Drive – Planned Water Main Repair

Raymond Drive – Planned Water Main Repair

(Utility) Halifax Water Release Raymond Drive – Planned Water Main Repair Attention motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, Halifax Water crews will be repairing a water main tomorrow (Thursday, September 3rd) near 76 Raymond Drive in Lower Sackville. Raymond Drive will be closed to all but local traffic between Glendale Drive and Mayfair Avenue from 8:00 AM ...
Police have charged a man with stunting

Police have charged a man with stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a man with stunting. Halifax Regional Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Dartmouth. At approximately 10:00 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 ...
Stunting driver also arrested for impaired driving

Stunting driver also arrested for impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver also arrested for impaired driving On August 31, at 9:40 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP responded to a call of a speeding vehicle on Hwy. 102 in Goffs. The member stopped roadside and monitored traffic when they noticed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of ...
Police have charged a woman with stunting.

Police have charged a woman with stunting.

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged a woman with stunting. ​ Halifax Regional Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Dartmouth. ​ At approximately 12:15 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed ...
Risk advisory for Shubie Canal pond has been lifted

Risk advisory for Shubie Canal pond has been lifted

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory for Shubie Canal pond has been lifted ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the blue-green algae risk advisory previously in effect for the Shubie Canal pond near Fairbanks Centre in Dartmouth has been lifted. ​ Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is naturally occurring in freshwater environments and may ...
Romans Avenue – Rolling Road Closures / Bedford Highway – Lane Drop for Water Main Repair

Romans Avenue – Rolling Road Closures / Bedford Highway – Lane Drop for Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release (Utility) Romans Avenue – Rolling Road Closures As part of the continued infrastructure upgrades being completed by Dexter Construction, on behalf of Halifax Water, on Federal Avenue, Romans Avenue and McAlpine Avenue, the portion of Romans Avenue within the project area is open to local traffic only (project area map attached.) ...
Provincial Parks Help Residents Affected by Water Shortage

Provincial Parks Help Residents Affected by Water Shortage

**** LANDS/FORESTRY Media Release Provincial Parks Help Residents Affected by Water Shortage ————————————————————– Parts of southwest Nova Scotia are experiencing drought conditions amid low rainfall this summer. That’s why provincial parks are welcoming people in the affected communities to use their showers and access drinking water starting today, Aug. 31. The following camping parks are ...
Police Investigate serious collision in Halifax

Police Investigate serious collision in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release On August 30th, 2020 at 8:40pm a car was travelling eastbound on Leiblin Dr, Halifax in the area of Birchfield Cres when it left the road a collided with a tree.​ There were three occupants in the vehicle.​ A man and a woman were taken to hospital with serious injuries and ...
Police investigates theft of tires from vehicles

Police investigates theft of tires from vehicles

**** RCMP Media Release Police investigates theft of tires from vehicles On August 18 between 3 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., a car parked on Sunnyvale Cres. in Lower Sackville had all four tires, rims and the wiper blades removed. The passenger side window was also broken. Overnight on August 21, a truck parked on Sackville ...
(ENDED) Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the province

(ENDED) Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the province

**** Via Environment Canada **** ENDED Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the province. Check the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Special weather statement in effect Total rainfall: 30 to 40 mm except locally higher amounts possibly reaching 60 mm. Locations: Nova Scotia, particularly the tri-county region and areas along the Atlantic ...
Risk advisory in effect for Shubie Canal pond due to possible blue-green algae bloom

Risk advisory in effect for Shubie Canal pond due to possible blue-green algae bloom

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory in effect for Shubie Canal pond due to possible blue-green algae bloom The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom, a risk advisory is in effect for the Shubie Canal pond near Fairbanks Centre in Dartmouth. Residents are encouraged ...
Police have charged two men for stunting in separate incidents

Police have charged two men for stunting in separate incidents

**** HRP Media Release Police have charged 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 yesterday in Dartmouth. At approximately 11:50 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at ...
Albro Lake Beach closed to swimming

Albro Lake Beach closed to swimming

**** HRM Media Release Albro Lake Beach closed to swimming ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake Beach in Dartmouth is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. ​ Albro Lake Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories

Weekly Traffic Advisories

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release  Weekly Traffic Advisories 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. . HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving and guardrail project is ...
Main Street – Water System Upgrades

Main Street – Water System Upgrades

(Utility) via Halifax Water “Main Street – Water System Upgrades As part of the Caledonia Road Water Transmission Main Upgrade Project, Brycon Construction Ltd., on behalf of Halifax Water will be undertaking water main work on Main Street in Dartmouth beginning tonight (Wednesday, August 26th). This work will take place on Main Street at the ...
(ENDED) Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for some of NS and warnings for others

(ENDED) Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for some of NS and warnings for others

**** Via Environment Canada ^^^^ ENDED Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm watch for some of NS and warnings for others.   Check the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Severe thunderstorm watch in effect Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy ...
The Macdonald Bridge will be closed 7pm Friday, August 28

The Macdonald Bridge will be closed 7pm Friday, August 28

Via the HHB “Traffic Advisory: The Macdonald Bridge will be closed 7pm Friday, August 28 until 5:30am Monday, August 31. The sidewalk and bike lane will be open. This is the first of four consecutive weekend closures required on the Macdonald Bridge. Several bearings on the Dartmouth approach spans are being replaced. Replacing bearings on ...
(Update) Rainbow Haven Beach closed to swimming

(Update) Rainbow Haven Beach closed to swimming

*** Via the NS Lifeguard Society ⛱Rainbow Haven Beach is now open for swimming⛱ ⚠️ Attention: Please be advised that Rainbow Haven Beach is closed for swimming until further notice due to poor water quality tests.⚠️ ...
Kinap Beach Closed to Swimming​

Kinap Beach Closed to Swimming​

**** HRM Media Release Kinap Beach Closed to Swimming​ – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Kinap Beach in Porters Lake is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. ​ Kinap Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised ...
Police receive multiple reports of thefts from vehicles

Police receive multiple reports of thefts from vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Police receive multiple reports of thefts from vehicles ​ ​Halifax Regional Police is investigating multiple reports of thefts from vehicles that occurred early this morning. ​ Halifax Regional Police received​ a​ report of a break and enter into a secured parking garage in the 600 block of Parkland drive overnight. When ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories – Updated often 

Weekly Traffic Advisories – Updated often 

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories – Updated often 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. . HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project ...
Truro: Driver charged after intentionally running over pedestrian

Truro: Driver charged after intentionally running over pedestrian

**** Truro Police Release On August 20th around 730 pm, the Truro Police Service responded to a call regarding a motor vehicle accident between a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of Marshland Dr. and Robie St. in Truro. As the investigation progressed it was learned that the driver of the vehicle and the ...
HRP July vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

HRP July vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release July 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 54 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions were reported from January to July 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, there ...
Currently, continued hot, dry and windy conditions in parts of eastern Canada, the southern Prairies, and the southern interior of British Columbia have intensified the threat of wildfires

Currently, continued hot, dry and windy conditions in parts of eastern Canada, the southern Prairies, and the southern interior of British Columbia have intensified the threat of wildfires

**** Info via Environment Canada Forest Fires in Canada Currently, continued hot, dry and windy conditions in parts of eastern Canada, the southern Prairies, and the southern interior of British Columbia have intensified the threat of wildfires. If you see a fire approaching your home or community, report it immediately by dialing 9-1-1 or your ...
HRP charged 30 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of July

HRP charged 30 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of July

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for July ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 30 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of July. ​ Of the 30 drivers, 23 were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol, two drivers were charged with impaired operation of a ...
Collision leads to drug offences for PEI man

Collision leads to drug offences for PEI man

**** RCMP Media Release Collision leads to drug offences for PEI man On the afternoon of August 15, Colchester County District RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 104 eastbound near East Mountain. During the course of the investigation, RCMP members located and seized cocaine, marihuana and a sensory irritant canister. The driver ...
RCMP investigates fatal two vehicle collision

RCMP investigates fatal two vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal two vehicle collision RCMP is investigating a fatal two vehicle collision that occurred yesterday on Hwy. 1, Mount Uniacke. At 2:45 p.m. on August 16,​ the RCMP, EHS and East Hants Fire Service responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and a car on Hwy 1 between South Rawdon ...
Effective August 14 at midnight, campfires at provincial campgrounds will be restricted

Effective August 14 at midnight, campfires at provincial campgrounds will be restricted

**** Lands / Forestry Media Release A period of hot, dry weather means we’re at high risk for wildfires. We’re putting additional restrictions in place for campfires at provincial campgrounds. Effective tonight (August 14) at midnight, campfires at provincial campgrounds will only be permitted between 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. until further notice. Campfires must ...
Help Halifax District RCMP find a stolen truck.

Help Halifax District RCMP find a stolen truck.

**** RCMP Media Release Help Halifax District RCMP find a stolen truck. Between 9:30 p.m. on August 12 and 8 a.m. on August 13, a pickup truck was stolen from a home on Arklow Dr. in Cole Harbour. The truck is a dark red (looks black) 2018 Ford F150, with Nova Scotia license plate FVH ...
Municipality helps residents with well water shortages

Municipality helps residents with well water shortages

**** HRM Media Release Municipality helps residents with well water shortages The Halifax Regional Municipality is initiating a program to offer drinking water for those dealing with significantly low well water levels who do not have additional access to water. The Canadian Drought Monitor is showing abnormally dry conditions in several areas of the municipality.​ ...
RCMP investigates fatal collision

RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal collision Kings District RCMP is investigating a fatal single vehicle collision that occurred yesterday afternoon. At approximately 4 p.m., Kings District RCMP, EHS and Canning Fire responded to a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 341 in Canard. The driver, a​ 71-year-old man from Canning, was transported to hospital by ...
Stunting driver charged:​ 61​ km/hr over the limit

Stunting driver charged:​ 61​ km/hr over the limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged:​ 61​ km/hr over the limit A​ 25-year-old woman from Annapolis County has been charged with Stunting after driving​ 61 km/hr over the speed limit:​ 141​ km/hr in a​ 80​ km/hr zone. On August​ 13​ at approximately​ 12:30​ p.m., a member of Lunenburg County RCMP on Hwy.​ 10 in ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated often)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated often)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release  Weekly Traffic Advisories —————————————————— 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. . HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project is taking ...
George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ Halifax Water will be undertaking scheduled wastewater system maintenance tonight, Friday, August 14, and tomorrow, Saturday, August 15, near 5151 George Street in Halifax. Wastewater system maintenance work will take place tonight, Friday, August 14, from 5:30 PM – 12:00 midnight. On Saturday, August ...
Risk advisory for Lake Banook has been lifted

Risk advisory for Lake Banook has been lifted

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Risk advisory for Lake Banook has been lifted The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the blue-green algae risk advisory previously in effect for Lake Banook has been lifted. As a result, Birch Cove Beach has reopened to swimming. ​ Please note that the risk advisory for ...
Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area

Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area

**** RCMP Media Release Multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles reported in Halifax RCMP area Multiple reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles were reported in Cole Harbour, Sackville and Tantallon, this morning. Halifax District RCMP received more than 10 call from victims reporting that their unlocked vehicle was rummaged through overnight. One locked vehicle had its ...
Police have charged a man for driving 87 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Halifax

Police have charged a man for driving 87 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man for driving 87 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax. ​ At approximately 3:15 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 approaching Bayers Road in Halifax. ...
Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession

Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Flight from Police and Weapons Possession At 9:30 a.m. Halifax Regional Police officers and a Police Service responding to a vehicle collision at Victoria Road and Highfield Park Drive Dartmouth.​ A Police Service Dog Handler was requested and responded from Halifax and with emergency equipment activated crossing the MacDonald Bridge.​ While ...
Three drivers charged with stunting​ over the weekend / RCMP investigates fatal collision

Three drivers charged with stunting​ over the weekend / RCMP investigates fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Three drivers charged with stunting​ over the weekend. Nova Scotia RCMP has charged three drivers with stunting over the weekend in Waverley, and Grand Pre. On August 8 at approximately 5:15 p.m., a member of the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services saw a car travelling at a high rate of speed on ...
(Ended) Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for parts of the province

(Ended) Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for parts of the province

Update:  Environment Canada has lifted all the heat warnings. Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for parts of the province. More information on the link: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns ” Humidex values reaching 36 are expected for the next 3 days. An extended period of very warm and humid weather is expected. Time span: Tuesday through Thursday. ...
George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release George Street – Wastewater System Maintenance Halifax Water will be undertaking scheduled wastewater system maintenance tonight (Monday, August 10th) near 5151 George Street in Halifax. This work will take place tonight from 6:00 PM – 12:00 midnight and will require the closure of George Street between Hollis Street and Lower Water ...
Impaired driver arrested with blood alcohol three times the legal limit

Impaired driver arrested with blood alcohol three times the legal limit

**** RCMP Media Release Impaired driver arrested with blood alcohol three times the legal limit On August 7, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Halifax District RCMP received multiple calls of a car driving erratically in the Hubbards area. Patrols were made but the car was not located. A short time later, another call was received that ...
Driver arrested following fatal collision in Glencoe

Driver arrested following fatal collision in Glencoe

**** RCMP Media Release Driver arrested following fatal collision in Glencoe Inverness District RCMP have arrested a 22-year-old man from Whycocomagh following a fatal collision in Glencoe last evening.  On August 8 at approximately 8 p.m. Inverness District RCMP were called to a single vehicle collision on MacLeod Settlement Rd.  Police arrived on scene and determined ...
Two stunting drivers charged: 67 km/hr and 63 ​ km/hr over the limit

Two stunting drivers charged: 67 km/hr and 63 ​ km/hr over the limit

**** RCMP Media Release Two stunting drivers charged: 67 km/hr and 63 ​ km/hr over the limit An 18-year-old man from Halifax has been charged with Stunting after driving 67 km/hr over the speed limit and a 24-year-old woman from P.E.I. has been charged with Stunting after driving 63 km/hr over the speed limit. On ...
Over the long weekend of August 1 to 3, Queens RCMP conducted multiple checkpoints near Carters Beach

Over the long weekend of August 1 to 3, Queens RCMP conducted multiple checkpoints near Carters Beach

**** RCMP Media Release Over the long weekend of August 1 to 3, Queens RCMP conducted multiple checkpoints near Carters Beach in Port Mouton. During one of the checkpoints in the early evening of August 2, a car came through and police observed signs of impairment on the driver and they began an investigation. The ...
Beaver Bank Road – Water Main Repair

Beaver Bank Road – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Media Release Beaver Bank Road – Water Main Repair Halifax Water crews are responding to a water main break near 51 Beaver Bank Road (see map.) Approximately ten customers have been impacted by this urgent repair work. No estimate of service restoration at this time. Customers in the surrounding areas may experience ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) 

Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) 

**** HHB Media Release  Traffic Advisory: MacKay Bridge closed 4am Saturday, August 8 until 10pm Sunday, August 9 . **** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) ————————————————————— 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 ...
A 19-year-old man from Wolfville has been charged with Stunting after driving 71 km/hr over the speed limit: 171 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone

A 19-year-old man from Wolfville has been charged with Stunting after driving 71 km/hr over the speed limit: 171 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone

**** RCMP Media Release A 19-year-old man from Wolfville has been charged with Stunting after driving 71 km/hr over the speed limit: 171 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone. On August 6 at approximately 1:10 a.m., a member of Halifax District RCMP on Hwy. 102 spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed. ...
Kinap Beach reopens for swimming

Kinap Beach reopens for swimming

**** HRM Media Release Kinap Beach reopens for swimming ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Kinap Beach in Porters Lake has reopened for swimming. ​ Kinap Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches, as well as one unsupervised beach, during the summer months. ...
(Update) Kearney Lake Beach closure – Utility Work

(Update) Kearney Lake Beach closure – Utility Work

**** HRM Media Release Kearney Lake Beach closure – Utility Work Kearney Lake Road – Utility Work The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Nova Scotia Power will be completing utility work in the area of Kearney Lake between Hamshaw Drive and Larry Uteck Boulevard will continue Wednesday August 12 and Thursday, August 13. ...
Webber’s Beach reopens for swimming

Webber’s Beach reopens for swimming

**** HRM Media Release Webber’s Beach reopens for swimming ​The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Webber’s Beach in Lake Charlotte has reopened for swimming. Webber’s Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches, as well as one unsupervised beach, during the summer months. ​ ...
Driver Licence Renewal Now Available Online

Driver Licence Renewal Now Available Online

**** SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA Media Release Driver Licence Renewal Now Available Online —————————————————————– Nova Scotians can now access a new online service to make it easier and faster to renew regular driver, motorcycle and farm tractor licences. Drivers can use the new service if they: — have a licence that expires on or before Dec. ...
Police charge bus driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision

Police charge bus driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision

**** HRP Media Release Police charge bus driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision ​ Police have charged a Halifax Transit driver after a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred this morning in Halifax. ​ At approximately 10:15 a.m. a Halifax Transit bus traveling eastbound on Joseph Howe Drive struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street in a marked ...
No New Cases of COVID-19

No New Cases of COVID-19

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release No New Cases of COVID-19 —————————————————————– As of today, Aug. 4, Nova Scotia has two active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified on Monday, Aug. 3. The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 219 Nova Scotia tests on Aug. 3 and is operating 24-hours. To date, Nova Scotia ...
Webber’s Beach Closed to Swimming​

Webber’s Beach Closed to Swimming​

**** HRM Media Release Webber’s Beach Closed to Swimming​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Webber’s Beach in Lake Charlotte is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. ​ Webber’s Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal ...
Cherry Lane – Wastewater System Maintenance / Elmdale Crescent – Wastewater System Maintenance

Cherry Lane – Wastewater System Maintenance / Elmdale Crescent – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Cherry Lane – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ Halifax Water will be undertaking scheduled wastewater system maintenance Monday, August 3, on Cherry Lane in Spryfield. ​ This work will take place near 2 Cherry Lane from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. There will be local traffic only access to Cherry Lane via ...
New parking pay station sign installation beginning August 3

New parking pay station sign installation beginning August 3

**** HRM Media Release New parking pay station sign installation beginning August 3 On Monday, August 3 municipal staff will begin removing on-street parking meters and replacing them with paid parking signage in Downtown Dartmouth as part of the Parking Technology Solutions Project. ​ This is the first step in the Parking Technology implementation plan ...
New Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated daily)

New Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated daily)

****TRANSPORTATION Media Release New Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated daily) 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. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project is taking ...
Police have charged a man for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Dartmouth

Police have charged a man for driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit yesterday in Dartmouth

**** 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 10:05 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 111 at ...
Help Pictou RCMPNS find a stolen truck

Help Pictou RCMPNS find a stolen truck

**** RCMP Media Release Help Pictou RCMPNS find a stolen truck Between 11 p.m. on July 27 and 7 a.m. on July 28, a pickup truck was stolen from the driveway of a home on Hamilton Rd. in Pictou County. The truck is a black 2006 Ford Ranger 4 x 4, with Nova Scotia license ...
Strategic Road Safety Framework update

Strategic Road Safety Framework update

**** HRM Media Release Strategic Road Safety Framework update To provide residents with updates regarding the actions outlined in the Strategic Road Safety Framework, a new web page and online dashboard have been created. ​ Through the Strategic Road Safety Framework, the municipality is committed to the Towards Zero approach which is focused on moving closer ...
Street racing and excessive tire marks on Otter Lake Rd.

Street racing and excessive tire marks on Otter Lake Rd.

**** RCMP Media Release Street racing and excessive tire marks on Otter Lake Rd. Last weekend, RCMP were called to Otter Lake Dr. for a complaint of street racing. Over 300 vehicles were in the area and dispersed upon police arrival. The RCMP would like to advise the public that this is illegal and the ...
Cherry Street – Wastewater System Maintenance / Cherry Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

Cherry Street – Wastewater System Maintenance / Cherry Street – Wastewater System Maintenance

**** Halifax Water Release Cherry Street – Wastewater System Maintenance ​ Halifax Water will be continuing scheduled wastewater system maintenance today, Wednesday, July 29th on Cherry Street in Halifax. ​ This work will take place near 6082 Cherry Street from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM. There will be local traffic only access on Cherry Street between ...
Heat-related illnesses: prevention and treatment

Heat-related illnesses: prevention and treatment

**** NS Government Release Heat-related illnesses: prevention and treatment High temperatures and humidity can put you at risk for heat-related illnesses, especially if you’re working or exercising outside. It’s harder for our bodies to maintain a healthy internal temperature when it’s hot and humid. Our bodies usually cool down by sweating, but sweating is less ...
Chéticamp RCMP was called to the scene of a Corgi who was left inside a car on a hot day

Chéticamp RCMP was called to the scene of a Corgi who was left inside a car on a hot day

**** RCMP Media Release On July 27, Chéticamp RCMP was called to the scene of a Corgi who was left inside a car on a hot day. The dog was showing signs of distress. The responding police officers were able to get the dog out of the car via the windows that were left open ...
Impaired driver arrested in a stolen vehicle

Impaired driver arrested in a stolen vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Impaired driver arrested in a stolen vehicle Halifax District RCMP arrested a 59-year-old man from Bedford for impaired driving and in possession of a stolen vehicle. At approximately 10:50 p.m. on July 27, a member of the Halifax District RCMP was leaving the detachment on Old Sackville Rd. when he noticed ...
Driver flees scene of collision, threatens police with knife

Driver flees scene of collision, threatens police with knife

**** RCMP Media Release Driver flees scene of collision, threatens police with knife On July 27 at approximately 7 p.m.,​ Kings District RCMP responded to a 911 call reporting a two-vehicle collision on Nichols Ave. One driver fled the scene on foot. The remaining driver was provided first aid by bystanders at the scene, and ...
(ENDED) An extended period of very warm and humid conditions is expected.

(ENDED) An extended period of very warm and humid conditions is expected.

**** Info via Environment Canada UPDATE: Environment Canada has ended the heat warning for HRM. More info here: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns Environment Canada has issued a heat warning.   Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “An extended period of very warm and humid conditions is expected. Time span: continuing into Thursday. Maximum humidex: 36 to 40 ...
RCMP responded to a complaint of an impaired driver

RCMP responded to a complaint of an impaired driver

**** RCMP Media Release On July 26 at 3:50 p.m., Eskasoni RCMP responded to a complaint of an impaired driver. Witnesses told police the driver was showing a number of signs of impairment by alcohol. RCMP located the vehicle at a residence, and when they attempted a traffic stop, the driver backed up the vehicle, ...
RCMP investigates serious collision on Highway 101

RCMP investigates serious collision on Highway 101

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates serious collision on Highway 101 Kings District RCMP is investigating a serious single motor vehicle collision that occurred this morning. At approximately 5:15 a.m. RCMP, EHS and the Wolfville Fire Department responded to the collision on Hwy 101 in Wolfville where they​ located​ a pick-up truck with extensive damage ...
Bedford Basin unsafe for swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water

Bedford Basin unsafe for swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water

**** HRM Media Release Bedford Basin unsafe for swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that water quality in the Bedford Basin has been deemed unsafe for swimming due to high bacteria levels in the water. The municipality does not regularly test the water quality of ...
New Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated daily)

New Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated daily)

****TRANSPORTATION Media Release New Weekly Traffic Advisories (Updated daily) 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. HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project is taking ...
SPCA Animal Protection Officers responded to a complaint in Sydney of a dog left in a hot car.

SPCA Animal Protection Officers responded to a complaint in Sydney of a dog left in a hot car.

**** NS SPCA Release On Wednesday, July 22, SPCA Animal Protection Officers responded to a complaint in Sydney of a dog left in a hot car. When they arrived, Cape Breton Regional Police were on scene and had been trying to locate the owner. The temperature inside the vehicle had reached over 40 degrees placing ...
Enforcement of residential parking permit restrictions begins September 1

Enforcement of residential parking permit restrictions begins September 1

**** HRM Media Release Enforcement of residential parking permit restrictions begins September 1 As municipal parking enforcement has resumed with the lifting of some public health restrictions, all residential and monthly parking permits that expired in March through to July will no longer be valid after Monday, August 31. Parking restrictions related to monthly and ...
Albro Lake reopens for swimming

Albro Lake reopens for swimming

**** HRM Media Release Albro Lake reopens for swimming The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake in Dartmouth has reopened for swimming. Albro Lake is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches, as well as one unsupervised beach, during the summer months. Previous test ...
Shelburne man charged with impaired driving, assaulting a peace officer following collision

Shelburne man charged with impaired driving, assaulting a peace officer following collision

**** RCMP Media Release Shelburne man charged with impaired driving, assaulting a peace officer following collision ​ On July 12, Shelburne RCMP responded to a 911 call for an unknown emergency in the area of Jordan Ferry in​ Shelburne County. When a police officer arrived at the scene, he found​ an injured, intoxicated man who ...
Pictou District RCMP want to thank these concerned motorists

Pictou District RCMP want to thank these concerned motorists

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou District RCMP want to thank these concerned motorists Several concerned motorists called the RCMP to report speeding drivers, and members of Pictou District were more than happy to help and want to thank everyone who reported these drivers. Shortly before 9 a.m. on July 18, Pictou District RCMP responded to ...
Two stunting drivers charged for 232 km/hr

Two stunting drivers charged for 232 km/hr

**** RCMP Media Release Two stunting drivers charged for 232 km/hr ​On July 19, an off-duty police officer reported two westbound vehicles travelling at extremely high rates of speed on Hwy. 104 near Monastery. An RCMP officer working near Exit 31 caught both vehicles on RADAR and measured the speeds at 232 km/hr.  The speed ...
Queensland Beach Provincial Park is closed for swimming

Queensland Beach Provincial Park is closed for swimming

Info via the NS Lifeguard Service “Please be advised that Queensland Beach Provincial Park is closed for swimming until further notice due to water quality. “ ...
Several traffic violations identified during checkstops

Several traffic violations identified during checkstops

**** RCMP Media Release Several traffic violations identified during checkstops Nova Scotia RCMP’s Northwest Traffic Services, which serves Pictou, Colchester and Cumberland Counties, conducted several traffic check points between July 10 and 15. Police served one 24-hr suspension and laid more than 50 charges under the Motor Vehicle Act and Cannabis Control Acts. RCMP officers ...
(Ended) Heat warning / Severe thunderstorm watch in effect via Environment Canada.

(Ended) Heat warning / Severe thunderstorm watch in effect via Environment Canada.

**** Via Environment Canada **** ENDED Update: That was fast. Heat warning remains, thunderstorm watch has ended. (Weather) Heat warning via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Heat Warning in effect Temperatures reaching 32 degrees Celsius, humidex 38, combined with overnight lows near 16 degrees Celsius are expected for the next ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated daily)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated daily)

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated daily) ————————————————————— NEW WORK — HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 118 Southbound Ramp on to Highway 111 Eastbound The Highway 118 southbound ramp on to the Highway 111 eastbound ramp will be closed for the weekend, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, July 17, for road and bridge ...
Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces

Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces

**** HRM Media Release 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, Bedford Row, between the Founders Square parking garage and Prince Street, will be temporarily closed to all vehicle ...
(Update) Blue-Green Algae Being Monitored at Lake Major Water Supply

(Update) Blue-Green Algae Being Monitored at Lake Major Water Supply

**** Halifax Water Release Blue-Green Algae Being Monitored at Lake Major Water Supply ** Update: Halifax Water has a comprehensive blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) monitoring program for our water supplies. At this time, no toxins have been detected and the water in Lake Major and all other Halifax Water sources remains safe to drink. Due to ...
Albro Lake Beach Closed to Swimming

Albro Lake Beach Closed to Swimming

**** HRM Media Release Albro Lake Beach Closed to Swimming  The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Albro Lake Beach in Dartmouth is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. Albro Lake Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised ...
Pictou County​ RCMP​ investigates fatal motor vehicle collision

Pictou County​ RCMP​ investigates fatal motor vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release Pictou County​ RCMP​ investigates fatal motor vehicle collision Shortly after 1:35 a.m.​ this morning, Pictou County RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on Egypt Road, Hillside. A preliminary investigation determined that a single​ vehicle​ left the roadway and overturned.​ One woman​ was​ pronounced deceased at the scene. Two other occupants ...
Police investigate ​ Impaired Driving / Flee from Police in Halifax.

Police investigate ​ Impaired Driving / Flee from Police in Halifax.

**** HRP Media Release Police investigate ​ Impaired Driving / Flee from Police in Halifax. ​ On July 15, 2020 at approximately​ 2:45 pm. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a driver operating a ​ motor vehicle while impaired in the area of Sambro and West Pennant, ​ Halifax. Police located the vehicle ...
Kinap Beach Closed to Swimming

Kinap Beach Closed to Swimming

**** HRM Media Release Kinap Beach Closed to Swimming The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Kinap Beach in Porters Lake is closed to swimming until further notice due to high bacteria levels in the water. Kinap Beach is a supervised beach. Municipal staff regularly test the water quality at all supervised municipal beaches, ...
Speeding driver turns out to be impaired, too

Speeding driver turns out to be impaired, too

**** RCMP Media Release Speeding driver turns out to be impaired, too On July 12 just before 9 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services in Cape Breton was on the side of the road, monitoring traffic when he noted a truck approaching the police vehicle from behind. The truck was travelling at ...
The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 7pm Friday, July 17 until 5:30am Monday, July 20

The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 7pm Friday, July 17 until 5:30am Monday, July 20

Via HHB: “The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 7pm Friday, July 17 until 5:30am Monday, July 20. The closure is needed to replace expansion joints on the Halifax and Dartmouth approaches.” . ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for June 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for June 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for June 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 June 2020 ...
RCMP investigates serious collision

RCMP investigates serious collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates serious collision Inverness RCMP is investigating a serious single motor vehicle collision that occurred today. At approximately 1:14 a.m., RCMP, EHS and Inverness Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the collision on Hwy 19 in Glenville where they​ located​ a small SUV​ off the roadway over an embankment. The vehicle ...
Can You Help Sheet Harbour RCMPNS solve a hit and run collision?

Can You Help Sheet Harbour RCMPNS solve a hit and run collision?

**** RCMP Media Release Can You Help Sheet Harbour RCMPNS solve a hit and run collision? On July 4 at 7 p.m., Sheet Harbour RCMP responded to a hit and run collision at the intersection of Smiley’s Point Rd. and Highway 7 in Port Dufferin. An SUV was turning left onto Hwy. 7 when an ...
Police charge drivers in motor vehicle collision

Police charge drivers in motor vehicle collision

**** HRP Media Release Police charge drivers in motor vehicle collision ​ Police have charged two drivers involved in a motor vehicle collision that occurred yesterday in Halifax. ​ At approximately 10 a.m.​ police responded to a two-vehicle collision that occurred in the southbound lane of Dunbrack Street near the Highway 102 on-ramp. Investigators determined ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated daily)

Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated daily)

****TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated weekly) HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project is taking place on the Bedford Bypass westbound lanes, from the exit to Dartmouth Road to the overpass near the intersection of Highway 101. Repairs will also be carried out to the structures over Memory Lane, Rocky Lake ...
George Street – Temporary Access Restriction

George Street – Temporary Access Restriction

**** HRM Media Release George Street – Temporary Access Restriction The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that temporary access restrictions at the bottom of George Street (at the waterfront), within the turning circle adjacent to the Halifax ferry terminal, will be in effect Monday, July 13. Crews will be on site Monday to Saturday ...
Oxford Street – Road Closure

Oxford Street – Road Closure

**** HRM Media Release Oxford Street – Road Closure The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Oxford Street, from Almon to Vienna streets, will be closed from Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 12. Crews will be on site 24 hours a day, from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday, to accommodate work ...
Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee

Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee

**** RCMP Media Release Spike belt used to stop impaired driver, suspects flee ​ At 9 a.m. on July 8, members of Inverness District RCMP responded to a call of a possible impaired driver near a service station on Hwy. 105 in Whycocomagh.​ The caller provided a description of the vehicle. An RCMP officer in ...
Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles

Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles

**** RCMP Media Release Cst. Myers demonstrated the custom features of RCMP’s new motorcycles. They help protect road users by giving a clear vantage point to identify motorists at risk of serious/fatal injury (FSI) (eg. not wearing a seat belt & driving distracted, 2 of the leading causes of FSIs). The motorcycles have bluetooth radio ...
Risk advisory extended to Lake Banook due to possible blue-green algae bloom; Birch Cove Beach closed to swimming

Risk advisory extended to Lake Banook due to possible blue-green algae bloom; Birch Cove Beach closed to swimming

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory extended to Lake Banook due to possible blue-green algae bloom; Birch Cove Beach closed to swimming The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom in Lake Micmac, the risk advisory is being extended to Lake Banook. Residents are encouraged ...
Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County

Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County

**** Infrastructure Media Release Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County Tittle Bridge, in Guysborough County, collapsed today, July 7, as contractors were moving equipment on the site. One worker was taken to hospital for observation. Tittle Bridge is a steel truss bridge leading to Durrell’s Island, near Canso. The local fire department is providing residents assistance ...

****TRANSPORTATION/ INFRASTRUCTURE Media Release Bridge Collapse in Guysborough County —————————————————————– Tittle Bridge, in Guysborough County, collapsed today, July 7, as contractors were moving equipment on the site. One worker was taken to hospital for observation. Tittle Bridge is a steel truss bridge leading to Durrell’s Island, near Canso. The local fire department is providing residents ...
(Update) Halifax District RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 3

(Update) Halifax District RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 3

**** RCMP Media Release Halifax District RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 3 Halifax District RCMP fatal collision investigation update The RCMP has received new information into an investigation that began on July 7, when a 28-year-old man died following a motor vehicle collision on St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. in Hubley. The man who was ...
HRP: Impaired driving statistics / Vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics for June

HRP: Impaired driving statistics / Vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics for June

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for June ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 28 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of June. ​ Of the 28 drivers, 22 were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol, three drivers were charged with impaired operation of a ...
Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online

Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online

**** HEALTH/Wellness Media Release   Border Tracking Form for Non-Bubble Travellers to Nova Scotia Now Online ————————————————————– Travellers entering Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic Canadian bubble must fill out a tracking and self-declaration form, available at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/alerts-notices/Self-declaration-Form-Tracking-Travellers-to-Nova-Scotia.pdf Non-bubble visitors must provide an address where they will be staying and self-isolating for 14 days and a ...
Shelburne RCMP charge Halifax man with vehicle theft and cocaine trafficking

Shelburne RCMP charge Halifax man with vehicle theft and cocaine trafficking

**** RCMP Media Release Shelburne RCMP charge Halifax man with vehicle theft and cocaine trafficking ​ On July 2, RCMP members from Barrington and Shelburne Detachments stopped a vehicle on Hwy. 103 for travelling at 165 km/hr. Police determined the vehicle involved had been reported stolen from Hants County. The driver was arrested and was ...
CAA Atlantic’s Travel Tips for the Atlantic Bubble

CAA Atlantic’s Travel Tips for the Atlantic Bubble

**** CAA Media Release With the Atlantic Bubble now open, CAA Atlantic has some tips for those hoping to hit the road again. “These are unprecedented times for travel,” says Gary Howard, Senior Vice President of Communications at CAA Atlantic. “It’s far from normal, so there are a few things to keep in mind before ...
Police arrest man regarding a dangerous driving incident

Police arrest man regarding a dangerous driving incident

**** HRP Media Release Police arrest man regarding a dangerous driving incident ​ On July 5th, 2020 at approximately 4:50 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of two people acting suspiciously in the 100 block of Trinity Avenue, Dartmouth. When police arrived they noted a man who ran to a nearby truck when ...
(Update) Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair

(Update) Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Update ​ Cobequid Road & Glendale Drive – Water Main Repair Complete This is to confirm that effective 4:30 PM, Monday, July 6, 2020, the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory issued on Saturday, July 4, 2020, for customers in the communities of Fall ...
Woman dies in highway collision

Woman dies in highway collision

**** RCMP Media Release Woman dies in highway collision Hants Border, Kings County, Nova Scotia  At 7:17 p.m. on July 3, Kings District RCMP responded to a serious single vehicle collision on Hwy. 101 between Exits 8 and 8A. When police arrived on scene, witnesses told police the small blue vehicle left the highway and ...
Members of the Halifax District RCMP and the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services have charged ten people with alcohol-related offences on July 1.​

Members of the Halifax District RCMP and the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services have charged ten people with alcohol-related offences on July 1.​

**** RCMP Media Release Ten people charged for alcohol related offences on July 1 ​Members of the Halifax District RCMP and the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services have charged ten people with alcohol-related offences on July 1.​ Five people were charged with alcohol-impaired driving, and an additional five people were issued driving suspensions due to their ...
Halifax District RCMP charge a 64-year-old woman following a collision involving a motorcycle and a SUV

Halifax District RCMP charge a 64-year-old woman following a collision involving a motorcycle and a SUV

**** RCMP Media Release Woman charged following collision  Halifax District RCMP charge a 64-year-old woman following a collision involving a motorcycle and a SUV. At 5:35 p.m. on July 2, Halifax District RCMP responded to a collision on Fall River Rd. in Fall River. The northbound SUV was turning left and a motorcycle which was ...
The Rising Dangers of Blue-Green Algae and Dogs

The Rising Dangers of Blue-Green Algae and Dogs

**** ASPCA Media Release The Rising Dangers of Blue-Green Algae What Is Blue-Green Algae and Why Is It Dangerous? Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is most likely to thrive in bodies of fresh water when the weather is warm and sunny. Algae intoxications happen more during the summer because weather conditions promote the growth of cyanobacteria. These ...
Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom

Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom

**** HRM Media Release Risk advisory in effect for Lake Micmac due to possible blue-green algae bloom The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that due to the presence of a possible blue-green algae bloom, a risk advisory is in effect for Lake Micmac in Dartmouth. Residents are encouraged to avoid swimming in the lake ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) / South Park Street – Road Closure

Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) / South Park Street – Road Closure

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (updated often) HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project has begun on the Bedford bypass westbound lanes, from the exit to Dartmouth Road to the overpass near the intersection of Highway 101. Repairs will also be carried out to the structures over Memory Lane, Rocky Lake ...
RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash

RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash ​RCMP is investigating a fatal single motor vehicle crash that occurred yesterday afternoon in Newport Corner. At 5 p.m., RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to the crash near civic marker 170 on Hwy. 215 where they located a small passenger vehicle overturned on the side ...
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, Grafton Street, between Carmichael and Prince streets, will be temporarily converted into a one-way, southbound street to ...
Police are investigating a vehicle/cement truck collision in Halifax

Police are investigating a vehicle/cement truck collision in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a vehicle/cement truck collision Police are presently investigating a vehicle/cement truck collision on Albert Walker Drive, Halifax. Traffic is being diverted as Albert Walker Drive is closed between St. Margaret’s Bay Road and Dunbrack Street. ​ ​ ​ On June 30th, 2020 at 3:57 p.m. police responded to ...
Man arrested following flight from police

Man arrested following flight from police

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested following flight from police ​Halifax District RCMP arrested a 26-year-old man from Middle Sackville, after refusing to stop for police. ​ Just after midnight on June 28, a member of the Halifax District RCMP attempted to pull over a pick-up truck for a burnt out headlight on Beaver Bank ...
Two incidents: Police Investigate Impaired Driver and Vehicle Collision / Police investigate two Hit & Run Collisions – Halifax

Two incidents: Police Investigate Impaired Driver and Vehicle Collision / Police investigate two Hit & Run Collisions – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Impaired Driver and Vehicle Collision At 8:44 p.m., on the 27th of June, Halifax Regional Police received a report of a two vehicle collision in the 160 block of Ketch Harbour Road, Herring Cove.​ Officers arrested a 26 year old female driver at the scene for impaired driving.​ No one in either ...
Stunting teen driver charged: 62 km/hr over the limit

Stunting teen driver charged: 62 km/hr over the limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 62 km/hr over the limit ​On June​ 25 at​ 9:24 p.m.,​ a member of the RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services​ was on patrol on Hwy. 125 between Exits 3 and 4​ and​ spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed and passing several vehicles in the passing ...
The colours of lightning

The colours of lightning

**** Info via Environment Canada The colours of lightning Have you ever noticed that a lightning’s flash isn’t always a bright white colour? That’s because there are invariably different particles in the air between you and the flash.   All lightning starts out as white lightning as it contains the entire spectrum of colour. Haze, ...
Weekly Traffic Advisories for HRM

Weekly Traffic Advisories for HRM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories —————————————————————– NEW WORK HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Route 333 Route 333 (Brookside Road to Terence Road), will be reduced to one lane for paving and road widening on Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Once widening is completed, work will continue weekdays ...
Larry Uteck Drive – ​ Road Construction / Shore Road Bridge – Pedestrian Access Closed / Glendale Drive – Road Construction

Larry Uteck Drive – ​ Road Construction / Shore Road Bridge – Pedestrian Access Closed / Glendale Drive – Road Construction

**** HRM Media Release Larry Uteck Drive – ​ Road Construction   The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that road construction will take place on Starboard and Nine Mile drives, near the Larry Uteck roundabout on Tuesday, June 23.​ ​ Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lane drops will ...
Man arrested for flight from police, dangerous driving and impaired driving

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

**** RCMP Media Release Man arrested for flight from police, dangerous driving and impaired driving Halifax District RCMP arrest a 25-year-old man from Windsor for flight from police, dangerous driving and impaired driving on June 19. At approximately 10:40 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 101 near Mt. ...
HRM Weekly Traffic Advisories

HRM Weekly Traffic Advisories

****  TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford Bypass A repaving project has begun on the Bedford bypass westbound lanes, from the exit to Dartmouth Road to the overpass near the intersection of Highway 101. Repairs will also be carried out to the structures over Memory Lane, Rocky Lake Drive and Highway 102. Motorists ...
Halifax Mobility Response – Streets and Spaces

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. ​ Beginning Friday, June 19, the following streets will be added to the list of ‘slow streets’ as part of phase two of the Halifax Mobility ...
Pets in parked vehicles

Pets in parked vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Pets in parked vehicles ​ With the hot weather today, 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 pets left inside. With ...
Heat Safety and Precautions

Heat Safety and Precautions

**** Info via Environment Canada Health risks Your body produces heat, especially during physical activity. Hot air, sun rays, and hot surfaces also heat your body. This heat is lost by contact with cool air and by sweat production, which cools your body as it evaporates. Weather conditions play a big role in how your ...
(ENDED) Environment Canada has upgraded the weather statement to a heat warning.

(ENDED) Environment Canada has upgraded the weather statement to a heat warning.

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED (Weather) Environment Canada has upgraded the weather statement to a heat warning. https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Heat Warning in effect : Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place. Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day. Heat warnings ...
Commercial truck driver facing impaired driving charges

Commercial truck driver facing impaired driving charges

**** RCMP Media Release Commercial truck driver facing impaired driving charges ​ A 30-year-old Meadowvale man is facing impaired driving charges after a concerned caller contacted police to report that a commercial vehicle was being operated in a dangerous manner.​ ​ The incident occurred on June 12 at approximately 5 p.m. Kings District RCMP members ...
Public Service Announcement: Road Closure – Berlin Street

Public Service Announcement: Road Closure – Berlin Street

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Road Closure – Berlin Street The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that Berlin Street, from Connaught Avenue to Oxford Street, will be closed from Tuesday, June 16 to Tuesday, August 4 for road construction. Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. A ...
Burning Rules and Regulations for HRM

Burning Rules and Regulations for HRM

**** HRM Release Burning Rules and Regulations It is important to protect your home and community. Check out our prevention page for some helpful tips or follow this link for multi-language material.   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 ...
Police seek driver following erratic driving complaint resulting in a collision – Dartmouth

Police seek driver following erratic driving complaint resulting in a collision – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police seek driver following erratic driving complaint resulting in a collision ​ ​ At approximately 10:09 p.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a driving complaint made by a citizen who reported an erratic driver in a white SUV near the intersection of Main Street and Major Street in Dartmouth. While en-route ...
Stunting driver charged:​ 68​ km/hr over the limit

Stunting driver charged:​ 68​ km/hr over the limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged:​ 68​ km/hr over the limit On June​ 11​ at​ 6:50 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services in Halifax was on patrol on Hwy.​ 102​ in Fall River and spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed and passing other vehicles. He activated the ...
Gear up for a safe motorcycle season

Gear up for a safe motorcycle season

**** RCMP Media Release Gear up for a safe motorcycle season With motorcycle season in full swing, it’s the perfect time for riders to make sure their bikes are in good shape and they have the protective clothing needed to ride safely. “There were​ 7 fatal​ collisions and 33 serious injury collisions in Nova Scotia ...
Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision

Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision

**** HRP Media Release Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision ​ Police have charged the driver in a vehicle/ pedestrian collision that occurred earlier this week in Bedford. ​ ​ At approximately 9:50 p.m. on June 8, police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of the Bedford Highway and Convoy Run. A vehicle ...
HRP: May vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics  / RCMP: Four drivers arrested for impaired driving over the weekend in Lunenburg.

HRP: May vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics / RCMP: Four drivers arrested for impaired driving over the weekend in Lunenburg.

**** HRP Media Release May 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 39 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions were reported from January to May 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, ...
Hammonds Plains man arrested following head-on collision

Hammonds Plains man arrested following head-on collision

**** RCMP Media Release Hammonds Plains man arrested following head-on collision Halifax District RCMP arrested a Hammonds Plains man following in a head on collision in Hammonds Plains. At 5:15 p.m. on June 7, Halifax District RCMP responded to a head-on collision involving two vehicles on Hammonds Plains Rd near Yankeetown Rd. Preliminary investigation reveals that a silver ...
The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 4:00am Saturday, June 13 until 10:00pm Sunday, June 14.

The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 4:00am Saturday, June 13 until 10:00pm Sunday, June 14.

**** Traffic Advisory via HHB: The MacKay Bridge will be closed to all traffic from 4:00am Saturday, June 13 until 10:00pm Sunday, June 14. The closure is needed to install a platform and set up equipment to inspect the main cable this summer.While the bridge is closed other maintenance work will also be done. ...
Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision – Bedford Hwy

Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision – Bedford Hwy

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision Police investigated a vehicle/pedestrian collision in Bedford. Traffic was diverted for 90 minutes as the Bedford Highway was closed between Lindsay Hill and High Street. ​ ​ On June 8th, 2020 at approximately 9:49 p.m. police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of ...
Stunting driver charged: 78 km/hr over the limit / Stunting driver also arrested for impaired driving

Stunting driver charged: 78 km/hr over the limit / Stunting driver also arrested for impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 78 km/hr over the limit ​On June​ 6 at​ 5:04 p.m.,​ a member of the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services in Halifax​ was on patrol on Hwy. 102 near Exit 2B and​ spotted a car travelling at a high rate of speed. He activated the RADAR and measured the ...
Two impaired drivers arrested in Pictou County in less than 10 minutes

Two impaired drivers arrested in Pictou County in less than 10 minutes

**** RCMP Media Release Two impaired drivers arrested in Pictou County in less than 10 minutes Two impaired drivers were arrested in Pictou County just after midnight, in different areas of the county and within 10 minutes of each other. One was involved in a collision. On June 4 at 12:15 a.m., Pictou District RCMP ...
Gladstone, Clifton and King streets – Rolling Street Closures  / Maple Drive – Road Construction / Tower Road – Road Closure

Gladstone, Clifton and King streets – Rolling Street Closures / Maple Drive – Road Construction / Tower Road – Road Closure

**** HRM Media Release Gladstone, Clifton and King streets – Rolling Street Closures The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that a number of rolling street closures will be in place from Wednesday, June 3 to Thursday, June 25: ​ Gladstone Street, from Almon to North streets Clifton Street, from St. Albans to North streets ...
Two stunting drivers charged in​ Cape Breton​

Two stunting drivers charged in​ Cape Breton​

**** RCMP Media Release Two stunting drivers charged in​ Cape Breton​ On May 30, a member of the RCMP’s​ North East Traffic Services in Cape Breton charged two drivers for stunting. Both drivers’ vehicles were towed, their licences suspended, and their vehicles were impounded for seven days. Each driver was fined $2,422.50.​ ​ ​ ​ ...
Police charge man for impaired driving

Police charge man for impaired driving

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for impaired driving ​ Police have charged a man in relation to an impaired driving incident that occurred in Dartmouth last night. ​ At approximately 10:15 p.m. officers were responding to a report of a disturbance on Roleika Drive in Dartmouth. As they were turning in to a ...
Pets in parked vehicles

Pets in parked vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Pets in parked vehicles ​ With the hot weather today, 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 pets left inside. With ...
Driver caught doing 120 Km/h in a 50 Km/h zone on Chain Lake Dr. 

Driver caught doing 120 Km/h in a 50 Km/h zone on Chain Lake Dr. 

**** HRP Media Release On May 26, 2020 at 4:40 pm a Halifax Regional Police member was stopped at a red light on Chain Lake Dr at Washmill Lake Dr in Halifax.  The member observed a vehicle thatwas two vehicles in front of him accelerate quickly from the light and followed the vehicle for a ...
Police charge man and woman for weapons offences

Police charge man and woman for weapons offences

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man and woman for weapons offences ​ Police have charged a man and a woman with numerous weapons offences after stopping a suspected impaired driver. ​ At approximately 1:10 a.m. on May 25 officers stopped a vehicle in the 0-100 block of Kearney Lake Road in Halifax in relation ...
Police arrest impaired driver with child in vehicle – Sackville

Police arrest impaired driver with child in vehicle – Sackville

**** RCMP Media Release Police arrest impaired driver with child in vehicle A​ 26-year-old man from Middle Sackville faces impaired driving charges after a concerned caller contacted police in regards to a possible impaired driver. A child was located inside the vehicle. On May 22, 8:25​ p.m., Halifax Regional Police received a call of a ...
Police remind citizens to wear helmets

Police remind citizens to wear helmets

**** HRP Media Release Police remind citizens to wear helmets Police are reminding the public of the rules of the road and the importance of wearing helmets for all wheeled activities. With the nice weather more people are out using active transportation, Halifax Regional Police would like to remind citizens that they are required to ...
(Ended) Special air quality warning issued by Environment Canada

(Ended) Special air quality warning issued by Environment Canada

**** Via Environment Canada **** ENDED The air quality advisory from Environment Canada remains in place. “Smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility. Smoke is expected or occurring. Location: Porters Lake near exit 19 of Highway 107 A forest fire occurring near highway 107 exit 19 will likely cause smoke and reduced air ...
(ENDED)Frost Advisory via Environment Canada

(ENDED)Frost Advisory via Environment Canada

**** Frost Advisory via Environment Canada **** ENDED  . ****** Extended: Time span: overnight and early Sunday morning. A frost advisory now issued via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the freezing mark ...
RCMP investigates fatal motorcycle collision – Goffs

RCMP investigates fatal motorcycle collision – Goffs

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal motorcycle collision Last evening, just after 8 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on Old Guysborough Rd. in Goffs. The motorcycle was travelling eastbound and left the roadway.  The driver, a 63-year-old man from Enfield, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Old Guysborough ...
Response to COVID-19: Paid parking and enforcement resuming June 1, Mobile Household Special Waste event and Curbside Giveaway weekend cancelled

Response to COVID-19: Paid parking and enforcement resuming June 1, Mobile Household Special Waste event and Curbside Giveaway weekend cancelled

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Response to COVID-19: Paid parking and enforcement resuming June 1   The Halifax Regional Municipality continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving effects of COVID-19. The municipality had suspended the enforcement of paid and hourly parking across the municipality in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. As ...
Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020

Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020

**** NOAA Release Busy Atlantic hurricane season predicted for 2020 Multiple climate factors indicate above-normal activity is most likely An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance ...
Police investigating multiple new reports of thefts from vehicles

Police investigating multiple new reports of thefts from vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Police investigating multiple new reports of thefts from vehicles Halifax Regional Police is investigating multiple reports of thefts from vehicles that occurred over the last month. Since April 21, Halifax Regional Police received 88 reports of thefts from vehicles throughout the region. Police are reminding people to: Lock your vehicle, even ...
Stunting driver charged, second offence: 58 km/hr over the limit

Stunting driver charged, second offence: 58 km/hr over the limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged, second offence: 58 km/hr over the limit On May 20, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a member of Windsor District RCMP was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 215, when he noted a vehicle travelling at 118 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone. There were pedestrians in the area. The ...
Spring road safety

Spring road safety

**** HRP Media Release Spring road safety   With Spring in full bloom, our neighbourhood 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 and comply with COVID-19 provincial emergency directives. Motorists: Avoid distractions and focus ...
Stunting driver charged: 100 km/hr over the speed limit

Stunting driver charged: 100 km/hr over the speed limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 100 km/hr over the speed limit On May 18 at 1:50 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Cape Breton Traffic Services in North Sydney was monitoring traffic on Route 4 (Grand Lake Road). They observed a black Chrysler 300 travelling at a high rate of speed and activated ...
(Ended) Frost advisory via Environment Canada

(Ended) Frost advisory via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada ENDED . Extended: Time span: overnight and early Wednesday morning. Another frost advisory via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Minimum temperatures: near zero. Locations: much of Nova Scotia. Time span: overnight and early Tuesday morning. Remarks: Frost is expected to form tonight as clearing skies ...
(Ended) Frost Advisory via Environment Canada

(Ended) Frost Advisory via Environment Canada

**** Weather Statement via Environment Canada ****** ENDED Minimum temperatures: near zero. Locations: Nova Scotia. Time span: overnight and early Sunday morning. Remarks: Frost is expected to form tonight as clearing skies and light winds coincide with cool temperatures, especially in low lying areas. Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to reach the ...
Have you seen this Jeep?

Have you seen this Jeep?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this Jeep? On May 13 between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. a black 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon broke down on Hwy. 105 on Kelly’s Mountain near the look off and was left roadside. The owner returned the next day to fix it and the Jeep was gone. The ...
April vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

April vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release April 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 30 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to April 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the ...
Canada Road Safety Week: May 12-18

Canada Road Safety Week: May 12-18

**** RCMP Media Release Canada Road Safety Week: May 12-18 Canada Road Safety Week is Tuesday, May​ 12 to Monday, May 18​ and Nova Scotia RCMP will be out in full force to protect Nova Scotians. This annual campaign is about reducing behaviours that put all road users at risk, including alcohol-impaired driving, drug-impaired driving, ...
Stunting driver charged: 86 km/hr over the speed limit

Stunting driver charged: 86 km/hr over the speed limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 86 km/hr over the speed limit ​On May 8 at approximately 10 p.m., a member of the RCMP Southeast Traffic Services was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 333 near Old Coach Road. They observed an Acura ILX travelling at a high rate of speed and activated the RADAR. The ...
(Ended) Weather Statement and Wind Warning: Large waves, pounding surf and elevated sea levels are expected

(Ended) Weather Statement and Wind Warning: Large waves, pounding surf and elevated sea levels are expected

**** Weather Statement and Warning  via Environment Canada **** ENDED A wind warning now in effect via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Wind warning in effect for Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Maximum gusts: westerly or southwesterly 70 to 80 km/h except 90 to 100 ...
Dexter Nova Alliance Formally Awarded Highway 104 Twinning Project

Dexter Nova Alliance Formally Awarded Highway 104 Twinning Project

****TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL Media Release Dexter Nova Alliance Formally Awarded Highway 104 Twinning Project Government has taken another significant step toward making the highway between Sutherland’s River, Pictou Co. and Antigonish safer for motorists. A consortium with a strong Nova Scotia presence has been awarded the contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the 38 ...
Annapolis District RCMP investigate Single Vehicle Fatal Collision

Annapolis District RCMP investigate Single Vehicle Fatal Collision

**** RCMP Media Release Annapolis District RCMP investigate Single Vehicle Fatal Collision ​ At approximately 2:40 p.m. this afternoon Annapolis District RCMP were called to a single vehicle collision between​ exit 22 and West Dalhousie road. ​ A preliminary investigation determined the lone vehicle was travelling​ eastbound when it went off the road.​ The driver ...
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 15 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of April. ​ Of the 16 drivers in April, nine were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol, three drivers were charged with impaired operation ...
Fatal collision in Auburn

Fatal collision in Auburn

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal collision in Auburn At 2:10 p.m. on April 30, Kings District RCMP responded to fatal collision involving a car and a cyclist on Hwy. 1 in Auburn. Preliminary investigation determined the car was travelling eastbound on Hwy. 1 when the collision occurred. The cyclist, a 90-year-old man from Auburn, was ...
Are you ‘emergency ready’? Emergency Preparedness Week 2020

Are you ‘emergency ready’? Emergency Preparedness Week 2020

**** HRM Media Release Are you ‘emergency ready’? Emergency Preparedness Week 2020 As part of Emergency Preparedness Week beginning Sunday, May 3, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency’s (HRFE’s) Emergency Management Division is encouraging all residents to become ‘emergency ready’. The past year has demonstrated the importance of emergency preparedness, with Hurricane Dorian in 2019 and ...
Stunting driver charged: 65 km/hr over the speed limit

Stunting driver charged: 65 km/hr over the speed limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 65 km/hr over the speed limit On April 24 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a member of the RCMP Traffic Services in North Sydney was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 125 near Exit 5. They observed a Toyota Camry travelling at a high rate of speed and activated the RADAR. ...
RCMP​ investigates fatal single vehicle collision

RCMP​ investigates fatal single vehicle collision

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP​ investigates fatal single vehicle collision RCMP​ is investigating a fatal single motor vehicle collision that occurred this evening in Upper Brookside. At approximately 7:59 p.m., RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to the collision near distance marker 112 on Hwy 104​ where they​ located​ a Dodge Ram truck overturned​ in the ...
Police Investigate Single Motor Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

Police Investigate Single Motor Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Single Motor Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth At 9:21 p.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a signal motor vehicle collision West bound on the 111 Highway at exit 2B (Windmill Road exit), Dartmouth.​ ​ ​ The vehicle had rolled over onto the roof in the collision.​ ​ An adult female was the ...
Lifting of Spring Weight Restrictions

Lifting of Spring Weight Restrictions

**** HRM Media Release Lifting of Spring Weight Restrictions The Halifax Regional Municipality will lift spring weight restrictions on roads it oversees starting at 11:59 a.m. on Sunday, April 26. Spring weight restrictions will also simultaneously be lifted on roads in the municipality maintained by the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. For ...
Stunting driver charged: 58 km/h over the posted speed limit

Stunting driver charged: 58 km/h over the posted speed limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 58 km/h over the posted speed limit On April 16​ at 3:30​ p.m., a member of the RCMP’s South East Traffic Services in Halifax observed a blue Volkswagen Passat​ travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was northbound on Hwy.​ 102​ in Fall River. The police ...
March vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

March vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release March 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 25 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January to March 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, ...
Have you seen these dirt bikes?

Have you seen these dirt bikes?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen these dirt bikes? On April 8, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of stolen dirk bikes in Middle Sackville. Between the evening of April 7 and morning of April 8, two dirt bikes were stolen from an unlocked shed at a home on Fenerty Rd. One dirt ...
Police receive multiple reports of thefts from vehicles

Police receive multiple reports of thefts from vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Police receive multiple reports of thefts from vehicles Halifax Regional Police is investigating multiple reports of thefts from vehicles that occurred last week. Between April 5 and 11, Halifax Regional Police received 31 reports of thefts from vehicles throughout the region. Police are reminding people to: Lock your vehicle, even when ...
Fatal collision closes Highway 104

Fatal collision closes Highway 104

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal collision closes Highway 104 At approximately 4 a.m. on April 16, a fatal collision occurred on Hwy. 104 when a pickup truck struck a pedestrian between Exits 13 and 14 in the eastbound lanes. The truck driver was not able to avoid the pedestrian. The pedestrian, a 40-year-old man from ...
RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash

RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash RCMP is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred last night on Hwy. 246, Oliver. At 11:40 p.m.,​ the RCMP, EHS and Tatamagouche Fire Department responded to a single vehicle crash near the 2300 block of Hwy. 246, where a 30-year-old woman passenger, from Westville, died at the ...
Stunting violation leads to two people charged under the Health Protection Act

Stunting violation leads to two people charged under the Health Protection Act

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting violation leads to two people charged under the Health Protection Act On Saturday at approximately 3:00 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s South East Traffic Services observed a white Volkswagen Golf travelling at a high rate of speed on Hwy. 101 in Halifax County. The police officer used RADAR to ...
Update: Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week

Update: Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week

**** HRP Media Release Update: Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week ​ The pedestrian injured in a collision that occurred last week in Dartmouth has died. ​ At approximately 10:15 a.m. on March 31 police were called to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that had occurred in the 600 block of Portland Street. A vehicle turning ...
Police charge female with stunting – Halifax / Police Investigate collision involving recovered stolen vehicle – Halifax

Police charge female with stunting – Halifax / Police Investigate collision involving recovered stolen vehicle – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge female with stunting – Halifax A Halifax woman who was caught driving at a high rate of speed in Halifax has been charged with stunting. At 1:33 a.m. on the 8th of April, Halifax Regional Police observed a white Mercedes sedan driving at a high rate of speed on Quinpool Road near Harvard ...
(ENDED) Special weather statement  in effect via Environment Canada.

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada.

**** Via Environment Canada **** All ended A new special weather statement is in effect via Environment Canada.   Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Higher than normal water levels are expected today. Locations: Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia. Time span: during high tide this morning. The combination of storm surge from a passing ...
Driver charged with stunting, flight from police, and impaired driving

Driver charged with stunting, flight from police, and impaired driving

**** RCMP Media Release Driver charged with stunting, flight from police, and impaired driving On April 5, at approximately 2 a.m., a member of Colchester District RCMP was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 102, when he noted a​ vehicle travelling at​ 161 km/hr.​ As it passed the police vehicle, the suspect vehicle accelerated to 178km/hr and ...
Stunting driver charged: 85 km/hr over the posted speed limit

Stunting driver charged: 85 km/hr over the posted speed limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 85 km/hr over the posted speed limit ​ On April 4 at​ 5:25​ p.m., a member of the RCMP’s North East Traffic Services in​ Cape Breton observed a grey​ Honda Civic travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle​ was between Exits​ 4 and 5, eastbound on ...
Police Investigate Vehicle Collision

Police Investigate Vehicle Collision

**** HRP Media Release Police Investigate Vehicle Collision At 5:42 p.m. on April 3rd, 2020 police responded to reports of vehicle being driven into the BMO on Mumford Road in Halifax.​ Upon arrival officers located a vehicle partially inside the front lobby of the business.​ Fortunately there were no injuries.​ There was significant damage to ...
Fatal collision on Highway 104

Fatal collision on Highway 104

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal collision on Highway 104 At 3:30 p.m. on April 2, Antigonish RCMP responded to a fatal collision on Hwy. 104 near Exit 32. The collision occurred when a westbound tractor trailer struck a pedestrian who had just exited his vehicle. The truck driver was not able to avoid the pedestrian. ...
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 22 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of March. Of the 22 drivers in March, 15 were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol, one driver was charged with impaired operation of a ...
Speeding and aggressive driving: not worth the risk

Speeding and aggressive driving: not worth the risk

**** RCMP Media Release Speeding and aggressive driving: not worth the risk Nova Scotia RCMP is reminding motorists that speeding and aggressive driving are not worth the risk. Speeding drastically reduces the amount of time drivers have to react to unexpected hazards, putting the drivers themselves and other road users at serious risk of being ...
Driver and passenger arrested after erratic driving complaint

Driver and passenger arrested after erratic driving complaint

**** RCMP Media Release Driver and passenger arrested after erratic driving complaint On April 2 at 2:50 a.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a call of a vehicle doing burn-outs on the Stellarton-Trafalgar Rd. The RCMP attended and located the suspect vehicle. The driver was located in the vehicle and the passenger fled on foot. ...
Police charge man for leaving the scene of a crash at Point Pleasant Park

Police charge man for leaving the scene of a crash at Point Pleasant Park

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for leaving the scene of a crash at Point Pleasant Park A man has been charged for leaving the scene of a crash at Point Pleasant Park in Halifax yesterday morning.​ ​ At approximately 11:15 a.m. on April 1, park staff reported that earlier in the day a ...
Have you seen this truck?

Have you seen this truck?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this truck? On March 31, Chester RCMP responded to a report of a stolen truck which had been parked near Exit 6 on Hwy. 103, in Hubbards. The truck had been parked in the area at approximately 5:00 p.m. on March 30. When the owner returned on March ...
(Update – Charges laid) Police investigate vehicle/pedestrian collision – Dartmouth

(Update – Charges laid) Police investigate vehicle/pedestrian collision – Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Update Police charge driver in vehicle/pedestrian collision Police have charged a driver in relation to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred yesterday in Dartmouth. At approximately 10:15 a.m. police were called to a vehicle/pedestrian collision that had occurred in the 600 block of Portland Street. A vehicle struck a 68-year-old Cole Harbour ...
Stunting driver charged: 99 km/hr over the posted speed limit  – Westphal

Stunting driver charged: 99 km/hr over the posted speed limit – Westphal

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 99 km/hr over the posted speed limit On March 29 at 9:40 p.m., a member of the Halifax District RCMP was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 107 near Westphal. They observed a black Volkwagen Jetta travelling at a high rate of speed and activated the RADAR. The vehicle’s speed ...
Driver arrested following fatal collision

Driver arrested following fatal collision

**** RCMP Media Release Driver arrested following fatal collision East Hants RCMP have arrested a 24-year-old man from Upper Kennetcook in relation to a fatal collision in Gore on March 28.​ At 10 a.m., East Hants RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Hwy. 354. Police arrived on scene and determined that the ...
Parking ban will not be enforced, residents asked to respect MVA

Parking ban will not be enforced, residents asked to respect MVA

**** HRM Media Release Parking ban will not be enforced, residents asked to respect MVA The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the overnight winter parking ban will not be enforced tonight. This decision comes after careful review and consideration regarding the increased demand for on-street parking surrounding healthcare facilities. Residents are asked for ...
Stunting driver charged: 70 km/hr over the posted speed limit

Stunting driver charged: 70 km/hr over the posted speed limit

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 70 km/hr over the posted speed limit On March 24 at 3:48 p.m., a member of the Kings District RCMP, Kingston office, was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 101 near Berwick. They observed a black Kia Forte travelling at a high rate of speed near Exit 15 and activated ...
(Ended) A wintery mix is expected for Thursday into Friday, triggering a special weather statement via Environment Canada.

(Ended) A wintery mix is expected for Thursday into Friday, triggering a special weather statement via Environment Canada.

**** Weather statement via Environment Canada **** ENDED A wintery mix is expected for Thursday into Friday, triggering a special weather statement via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Total snowfall: 5 to 15 cm. Maximum wind gusts: northeasterly 60 km/h. Locations: central to eastern Nova Scotia. Time span: Thursday afternoon ...
(Ended) Rainfall warning issued by Environment Canada

(Ended) Rainfall warning issued by Environment Canada

**** Environment Canada Info ENDED Environment Canada has now issued a rainfall warning as the special weather statement continues. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. ...
Stunting driver charged: 77 km/hr over the speed limit on Hwy 102

Stunting driver charged: 77 km/hr over the speed limit on Hwy 102

**** RCMP Media Release Stunting driver charged: 77 km/hr over the speed limit On March 21 at 1:49 p.m., a member of the RCMP’s Southeast Traffic Services in Halifax was monitoring traffic on Hwy. 102 near Lower Sackville. They observed a white sedan​ travelling at a high rate of speed near Exit 4B and activated ...
A special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada.

A special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada.

**** Weather statement via Environment Canada Taking it back to the classics. A special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Snow, rain and wind on Tuesday. Total snowfall: 5 to 15 cm. Total rainfall: 20 to 40 mm. Maximum wind gusts: 60 to 80 km/h. Location: ...
RCMP investigate a fatal collision on Highway 101

RCMP investigate a fatal collision on Highway 101

**** RCMP Media Release Fatal collision on Highway 101 At 10:15 a.m. on March 17, a collision occurred between a westbound pickup truck on Hwy. 101 and a small car that was entering the highway at Exit 14. Preliminary investigation determined the small car, occupied by a man and a woman, did a u-turn once ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for February 2020​

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for February 2020​

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for February 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 February 2020 ...
The first step to prevent vehicle theft

The first step to prevent vehicle theft

**** RCMP Media Release The first step to prevent vehicle theft Between February 21 and March 11, four vehicles were stolen from the owners’ driveways and one additional vehicle had some of its contents stolen. All incidents occurred during the overnight hours. In all five cases, the vehicles were left unlocked. In three of the ...
(Update) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

(Update) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

**** Info via Environment Canada     Rainfall warning now in effect via Environment Canada Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns “Rain and strong southeasterly winds expected this afternoon and tonight, as well as higher than normal water levels along the Atlantic coastline. Total rainfall: 15 to 25 mm, with locally higher amounts ...
(SiRT) has laid a charge of operating a motor vehicle in a manner dangerous to the public causing bodily harm against an RCMP officer

(SiRT) has laid a charge of operating a motor vehicle in a manner dangerous to the public causing bodily harm against an RCMP officer

**** RCMP Media Release The province’s independent Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) has laid a charge of operating a conveyance (motor vehicle) in a manner dangerous to the public causing bodily harm against Cst. Kayla Jeffrey, a member of the RCMP Enfield Detachment. On September 13, 2019 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Cst. Jeffrey was responding ...
In 2019, Nova Scotia RCMP gave 3,383 tickets for operating a vehicle without a valid inspection

In 2019, Nova Scotia RCMP gave 3,383 tickets for operating a vehicle without a valid inspection

**** RCMP  Release Buying a used vehicle? Make sure the MVI sticker is real by asking for the certificate of inspection. If the seller won’t give you one, it’s a red flag that the sticker might be fake. A Motor Vehicle Inspection (MVI) sticker shows that a vehicle was inspected recently and is safe for ...
Three impaired drivers caught in eight hours

Three impaired drivers caught in eight hours

**** RCMP Media Release Three impaired drivers caught in eight hours Antigonish District RCMP has arrested three impaired drivers this past weekend, all within just over eight hours.​ The three incidents occurred between 4 p.m. on March 6 and shortly after midnight on March 7:​ ​ March 6, 4 p.m.: Antigonish RCMP responded to a ...
HRP February vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

HRP February vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

**** HRP Media Release February 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 20 vehicle/pedestrian/bicycle collisions have been reported from January and February 2020 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Of the total collisions, ...
Traffic stop results in three summary offence tickets and seized vehicle

Traffic stop results in three summary offence tickets and seized vehicle

**** HRP Media Release Traffic stop results in three summary offence tickets and seized vehicle ​ At approximately 3:30 a.m. on March 5, a West Division patrol officer pulled over a vehicle that was operating without the tail lights on. Upon investigation, the officer discovered that the driver was not licensed, the vehicle was not ...
(ENDED)  Significant snow and wind possible on Saturday / Wind Warning

(ENDED) Significant snow and wind possible on Saturday / Wind Warning

**** Weather statement and warning via Environment Canada ****** ENDED  Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Maximum gusts: northeasterly 80 km/h, except 100 along parts of the coast. Locations: Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia. Time span: Beginning after midnight tonight along the South Shore, Saturday morning for Halifax Region, and Saturday ...
Have you seen this dump truck or know this person?

Have you seen this dump truck or know this person?

**** RCMP Media Release Have you seen this dump truck or know this person? ​ ​Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate a stolen dump truck and to identity a suspect. ​ Between 8:55 p.m. and 9: 15 p.m. on February 24, a dump truck was stolen from a business parking ...
Did You Know – When a transit bus is pulling from the side of the road and has it’s signal on, a driver must yield to the bus!

Did You Know – When a transit bus is pulling from the side of the road and has it’s signal on, a driver must yield to the bus!

**** HRP Release Did You Know – When a transit bus is pulling from the side of the road and has it’s signal on, a driver must yield to the bus! NS MVA Sec 124A (1) In this Section, “transit bus” means a transit bus of a class prescribed by the regulations. (2) The driver ...
Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for February

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for February

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for February Halifax Regional Police charged 36 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of February. Of the 36 drivers in February 28 were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle by alcohol, three were charged with impaired operation of a motor ...
Update: Man arrested following vehicle stunt

Update: Man arrested following vehicle stunt

**** RCMP Media Release Update: Man arrested following vehicle stunt The RCMP have arrested a 39-year-old man from Mayflower in relation to the vehicle stunt on February 29. On February 29 shortly after 6 p.m., a small red vehicle was driven off the wharf at Cape Saint Mary’s. The call was dispatched to the RCMP ...
RCMP is asking motorists to protect themselves by buckling up every time they get into a vehicle

RCMP is asking motorists to protect themselves by buckling up every time they get into a vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Seatbelts save lives: buckle up every time Nova Scotia RCMP is asking motorists to protect themselves by buckling up every time they get into a vehicle. In 2019, Nova Scotia RCMP responded to 41 serious and fatal collisions where at least one person was not wearing their seatbelt or was wearing ...
Vehicle stunt prompts RCMP investigation

Vehicle stunt prompts RCMP investigation

**** RCMP Media Release Vehicle stunt prompts RCMP investigation On February 29 shortly after 6 p.m., a small red vehicle was driven off the wharf at Cape Saint Mary’s. The call was dispatched to the RCMP as a possibly fatal collision, and members of Meteghan Detachment responded. They called in additional RCMP resources, including members ...
RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash on Highway 102

RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash on Highway 102

**** RCMP Media Release RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle crash RCMP is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred this morning in Shubenacadie. Just before 7 a.m. on February​ 29, the RCMP, EHS and Fire responded to a single-vehicle collision occurred on Hwy.​ 102​ in Shubenacadie. The initial investigation indicated a southbound SUV left ...
(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Sunday, March 1

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

**** HRM Media Release Update: Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ba The Halifax Regional Municipality has lifted enforcement of the overnight winter parking ban until further notice. Snow Clearing Update Crews are active in all areas and are applying de-icing materials. The majority of mains streets are clear and passable, however isolated icy ...
Impaired driver arrested after colliding into house, fleeing scene in Halifax

Impaired driver arrested after colliding into house, fleeing scene in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release On February 28th at 10:07 pm Halifax Regional Police received a call regarding a vehicle that had struck a house and fled the scene in the 1-10 block of Windstone Close, Halifax.​ As the vehicle was fleeing the scene it nearly struck a pedestrian.​ Officers were able to locate an address for ...
(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28

(Lifted) Overnight Parking Ban will be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28

**** 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 Update The majority of streets, sidewalks and bike lanes are clear and passable, however isolated section of ice may still exist. Crews are continuing ...
Impaired driver reported with child in vehicle

Impaired driver reported with child in vehicle

**** RCMP Media Release Impaired driver reported with child in vehicle A​ 29-year-old Nictaux woman faces impaired driving charges after a concerned caller contacted police and told them they thought she was impaired when she picked up a child at a​ child care business. The incident occurred on February 21 at 4 p.m., when Kings ...
(Update) A special weather statement is in effect via Environment Canada

(Update) A special weather statement is in effect via Environment Canada

**** info via Environment Canada Weather Statement has ended in Hslifax.  Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns A special weather statement is in effect via Environment Canada. Check out the link for more information: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns ‘Significant snow, rain and wind is expected Thursday afternoon and Thursday night. Total snowfall: 5 to 15 cm. ...
Spring Road Weight Restrictions to Begin

Spring Road Weight Restrictions to Begin

**** TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE/RENEWAL Media Release Spring Road Weight Restrictions to Begin ————————————————————— Spring weight restrictions on all provincial roads will begin on March 2, starting at 12:01 a.m. Restrictions begin at that time for Halifax Regional Municipality and the following counties, Annapolis, Colchester, Cumberland, Digby, Hants, Kings, Lunenburg, Pictou, Queens, Shelburne and Yarmouth. Restrictions for Cape ...
Residents invited to provide input on rapid transit strategy

Residents invited to provide input on rapid transit strategy

**** HRM Media Release Residents invited to provide input on rapid transit strategy The Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting residents to share their thoughts on rapid transit through an online survey and at a number of scheduled pop-ups. To better meet the needs of residents, the municipality is developing a strategy to establish a Rapid ...
Police: Two MVAs under investigation

Police: Two MVAs under investigation

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Halifax At approximately 9:29 a.m. police responded to a two-vehicle collision at Lakelands Blvd and St Margaret’s Bay Road.​ A Red Ford pickup truck collided with a Grey Honda SUV. A male and two females were the occupants of the truck and a male ...
Halifax District RCMP ticket driver caught towing another vehicle with rope on Hwy 103

Halifax District RCMP ticket driver caught towing another vehicle with rope on Hwy 103

**** RCMP Media Release Does this look safe? On February 16, Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an SUV towing another vehicle with a rope on Hwy. 103 in Upper Tantallon. RCMP wants to remind the public that towing vehicles with rope is not only illegal, but it’s also unsafe. The driver of ...
Woman charged after false complaint of vehicle theft

Woman charged after false complaint of vehicle theft

**** RCMP Media Release Woman charged after false complaint of vehicle theft On February 19, a woman from Baccaro was arrested following a five-month investigation. In September 2019, Barrington RCMP responded to a complaint of a stolen vehicle from a residence in Baccaro. The investigation determined woman’s vehicle was not stolen, and she made arrangements ...
Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen truck from Goffs.

Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen truck from Goffs.

**** RCMP Media Release. Halifax District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a stolen truck from Goffs. Between February 15 and February 17, a truck was stolen from a parking lot of a business on Skye Blvd. The truck is a black 2012 Ford F350 with an attached Fisher stainless steel snow ...
Seventeen-year-old charged for careless driving following collision – Sydney River

Seventeen-year-old charged for careless driving following collision – Sydney River

**** RCMP Media Release Seventeen-year-old charged for careless driving following collision ​ On February 20 at 8:35 a.m., the RCMP’s Northeast Traffic Services responded to a call indicating a red Chevy Cobalt had flipped over on Hwy. 125, westbound​ at Exit 6. When police arrived on the scene, they found the two occupants of the ...
Truck stolen while owner was leaning against it

Truck stolen while owner was leaning against it

**** RCMP Media Release Truck stolen while owner was leaning against it At 3:41 p.m. on February 19, Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to a 911 call reporting a theft of a truck that was in progress. Two men were leaning up against the side of a truck, when a young male jumped into the driver’s ...
Police have charged a man in relation to a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in Halifax

Police have charged a man in relation to a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man in relation to fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision Police have charged a man in relation to a fatal vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred yesterday in Halifax. At approximately 1:20 p.m. police responded to vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Dunbrack Street and Clayton Park Drive. The pedestrian was crossing Dunbrack Street ...
Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision – Halifax

Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision – Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision. At 4:49 p.m. police investigated a vehicle/pedestrian collision in Halifax and closed a portion of Barrington Street for a 30 minute period. At 4:49 p.m. police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision at the 1500 block of Barrington Street. The male pedestrian has been taken to ...
Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision in Halifax

Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision in Halifax

**** HRP Media Release Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian collision in Halifax. At approximately 1:20 p.m. police responded to vehicle/pedestrian collision at the intersection of Dunbrack Street and Clayton Park Drive. The female pedestrian has been taken to hospital for what are believed to be life-threatening injuries. Dunbrack Street is closed to traffic between Lacewood ...
Don’t leave your keys in your vehicle!

Don’t leave your keys in your vehicle!

**** RCMP Media Release Although not a local story, it strongly applies everywhere! Don’t leave your keys in your vehicle! On February 5, Shelburne RCMP responded to a call of a stolen vehicle. The caller reported a silver 2012 Chevrolet Silverado was taken from the driveway of a residence in Shelburne. The vehicle had a ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for January 2020​

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for January 2020​

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for January 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 January 2020 ...
Public Service Announcement Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

Public Service Announcement Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement 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 Update The majority of streets, sidewalks and bike lanes are clear and passable, however isolated sections of black ice may still exist. ...
The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of traffic delays in the Lower Sackville area during the Frostbite 5-Miler event / Sackville Snow Days Parade

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of traffic delays in the Lower Sackville area during the Frostbite 5-Miler event / Sackville Snow Days Parade

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Traffic Delays – Frostbite 5-Miler Event The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of traffic delays in the Lower Sackville area during the Frostbite 5-Miler event on Sunday, Feb. 16. The race is expected to draw several hundred walkers and runners. The event will begin just before noon ...
Queens county man dies in highway collision

Queens county man dies in highway collision

**** RCMP Media Release Queens county man dies in highway collision At 3:24 p.m. on February 12, Queens District RCMP responded to a collision involving a tractor trailer and a pickup truck. Initial investigation determined the pickup truck crossed the centre line and collided with the tractor trailer. The driver of the pickup truck, a ...
Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Feb. 14

Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Feb. 14

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Friday, Feb. 14 Please be advised that the municipal overnight winter parking ban will​ continue to be enforced from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. overnight. Parking Ban Vehicles must be off municipal streets during the hours noted above. ...
Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 13

Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 13

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Overnight Parking Ban will continue to be enforced 1-6 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 13 ​Please be advised that the municipal overnight winter parking ban will​ continue to be enforced from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. overnight. Parking Ban Vehicles must be off municipal streets during the hours noted above. ...
Ruggles operators Matt and AJ want to remind motorists to “move over and slow down” in their work place

Ruggles operators Matt and AJ want to remind motorists to “move over and slow down” in their work place

**** NS Government Media Release This is a reminder to motorists of the current move over law as published by the government.  This law includes tow vehicles! What you need to do If you see an emergency vehicle pulled over with its lights flashing, slow down to 60 km/h or obey the speed limit if ...