Traffic, Weather & Utility

Five New Cases of COVID-19

Five New Cases of COVID-19

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

Speeding is never worth the risk.

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

What is distracted driving?

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

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

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

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 11 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 near ...
Police issue 74 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 74 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

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

Park and trail safety tips

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

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

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

ReadyLIFT brand lift kits recalled due to crash hazard

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

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

**** Info via NS DNR Burn Restrictions for April 8, 2021 2:00 pm to April 9, 2021 8:00 am. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) Source: https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
A great reminder via the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association

A great reminder via the Bedford Volunteer Firefighters Association

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

Police remind people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles

**** HRP Media Release Police remind people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles ​ Halifax Regional Police are reminding people to not leave valuables in parked vehicles. ​ Last month, Halifax Regional Police received 115 reports of thefts from vehicles with a number related to vehicles parked in parkades. ​ Whether you’re parked in ...
Hydrant Maintenance – Bedford Highway

Hydrant Maintenance – Bedford Highway

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

Police issue 32 tickets for driving offences

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

RCMP : Plenty of tactics to catch auto thieves

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police remind motorists of deteriorating road conditions

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

Police charge male with stunting – Dartmouth

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

(ENDED) Freezing rain warning in effect

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

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

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

Multi-agency safety enforcement initiative in New Glasgow

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 1st)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Apr 1st) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant ...
Police issue 43 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 43 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

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

ATV driver arrested for impaired operation

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

RCMP reminding ATV riders to make safety a priority

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

(ENDED) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada 

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

RCMP investigates fatal collision

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

Police issue 72 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

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

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

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

Police investigate fatal motor vehicle crash

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

Update:​ RCMP investigates fatal collision

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

RCMP Investigates Serious Collision

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

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

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

Injury Accident -Highway 102 Inbound-Exit 1A

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

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

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 26th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 26th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers Grant ...
Police issue 82 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

Police issue 82 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

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

Six drivers caught with fake inspection sticker

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

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

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

Helicopter to collect water quality samples at municipal lakes

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

RCMP charge three stunters in Halifax Regional Municipality within 20 hours

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

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

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

RCMP lay charges after stolen vehicles recovered

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

Agricola Street – Water Main Repair

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

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

**** Info via novascotia.ca. Burn Restrictions for March 24, 2021 2:00 pm to March 25, 2021 8:00 am. Burning restrictions by county also available by toll free phone line, recorded message updated daily: 1-855-564-2876(BURN) https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/ ...
Driving complaint leads to multiple charges, recovery of stolen vehicle

Driving complaint leads to multiple charges, recovery of stolen vehicle

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

Police issue 61 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

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

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 1:45 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed on Dunbrack Street near ...
Burn Restrictions for March 23, 2021 2:00 pm to March 24, 2021 8:00 am

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

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

RCMP investigates fatal collision

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

CAA Atlantic launches 10th annual Worst Roads campaign

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

Have you seen this truck?

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

National Impaired Driving Prevention Week

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

Pedestrian dies after vehicle/pedestrian collision last week

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

Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

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

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

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

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

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

Atlantic hurricane name changes

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

Municipal service updates for winter storm

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 19th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 19th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
(Ended) Snowfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

(Ended) Snowfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

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

HRM Burning Rules and Regulations

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

Keep all passengers safe by always buckling up

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

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

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

(Ended) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

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

Help RCMP identify hit-and-run driver

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

Police Investigate Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision

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

Halifax Regional Police charged 31 people with speeding on Friday

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for February​ 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the RCMP is releasing statistics on stunting charges monthly. In February 2021, Nova Scotia RCMP charged six ...
Burn Restrictions Begin March 15

Burn Restrictions Begin March 15

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

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

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

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

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

Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Applications Open

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for February​ 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for February​ 2021​ ...
Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off Ramp Area – Halifax

Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off Ramp Area – Halifax

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

Police issue 79 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences

**** HRP Media Release Police issue 79 tickets for speeding and other vehicle offences ​ Halifax Regional Police issued 79 tickets for speeding and other motor vehicle-related offences throughout the region yesterday. ​ The HRP Traffic Unit and community response officers were monitoring traffic on many of our roadways yesterday. Over a period of a ...
Have you seen this truck ?

Have you seen this truck ?

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

Free parking in zone B, March 15-19

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

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 11:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Main Street near ...
Police charge 30 drivers for speeding violations

Police charge 30 drivers for speeding violations

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

Three drivers arrested with impaired driving related offences in 24 hours

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

Uniacke Street Neighbourhood – Speed Limit Changes

**** HRM Media Release Uniacke Street Neighbourhood – Speed Limit Changes ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the Uniacke Street neighbourhood. All streets with reduced speeds are inside the highlighted area of the map (attached). Crews will begin posting new ...
Halifax Water crews will be undertaking a water main repair this morning near 34 Vimy Avenue in Fairview

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

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

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

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

RCMP respond to snowmobile collision

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

Lawn tractor operator faces impaired driving charges

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 5th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Mar 5th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Police charge woman for stunting

Police charge woman for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge woman for stunting ​ Police have charged a woman with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax yesterday. ​ At approximately 9:30 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 in ...
Halifax Regional Police charged 20 people with driving in excess of the posted speed limit yesterday

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

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

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

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

Man charged with attempted murder following road rage incident

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

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in the Halifax region today. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Wingate ...
Vehicle stop results in impaired driving arrest, drugs and cash seizure

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

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

Minor injuries result from Highway 101 collision

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 26th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 26th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Spring Road Weight Restrictions

Spring Road Weight Restrictions

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

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

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

Police investigate single vehicle crash

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

Police issue 47 tickets for traffic violations in one day

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

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

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

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

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

Police charge Middle Sackville man following robbery and dangerous driving incidents

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

Ice Safety: Know the dangers of ice

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

Police Investigate Multiple Vehicle Collisions – Dartmouth

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

Police Investigate Impaired Driver who collided with a Police vehicle

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

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

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 19th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 19th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Police charge 13 drivers for speeding violations

Police charge 13 drivers for speeding violations

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

(Ended) Weather statement issued by Environment Canada

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

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 1:30 p.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Barrington Street near ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for January​ 2021

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for January​ 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the RCMP is releasing statistics on stunting charges monthly. In January 2021, Nova Scotia RCMP charged 15 ...
RCMP reminds public to drive and park safely in school zones

RCMP reminds public to drive and park safely in school zones

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

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

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for January​ 2021 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for January​ 2021​ ...
Dartmouth woman facing charges for impaired driving and assault of police officer

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

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

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

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

Hit and run collision caused by impaired driver

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

RCMP reminds motorists to stay alert to arrive safely

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

(Ended) Freezing rain warning in effect via Environment Canada

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

Police seeking hit and run driver

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

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

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

Brule Street – Water Main Repair

**** Halifax Water Release Brule Street – Water Main Repair ​ Halifax Water crews are on-site working to repair a water main near 28 Brule Street, Dartmouth. Water service will be temporarily shut down in this area. No estimate of service restoration. There is stop and go traffic in the work zone. Experienced traffic control ...
(Update) Police investigate a Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision.

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

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

Police charge man for stunting

**** HRP Media Release Police charge man for stunting ​ Police have charged a man with driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in Halifax today. ​ At approximately 7 a.m. a member of the Traffic Unit observed a car travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 102 inbound ...
Police charge 24 drivers for speeding violations

Police charge 24 drivers for speeding violations

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

Police remind citizens to look out for their furry friends

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

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

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

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for January

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

Police charge man for weapons offences

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

Nova Scotia Health service cancellations and closures due to storm

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

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

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

(Update) Municipal service updates for winter storm

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

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

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

Police Investigate Serious Multiple Vehicle Collision – Dartmouth

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

RCMP on scene of fatal collision on Highway 104

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 5th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Feb 5th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Crestfield Drive, Hammonds Plains – Water Main Repair

Crestfield Drive, Hammonds Plains – Water Main Repair

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

Police request public’s assistance identifying suspects in vehicle thefts

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

New Licence Plate Honours Retired Volunteers

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

Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

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

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

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

(Photos) Shubenacadie Sam predicts early spring

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

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

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

Advisory: All HRCE Schools and Offices Closed

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

Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions

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

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

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

(Updare) Municipal offices delay opening and service updates

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

Nova Scotia RCMP release annual provincial impaired statistics for 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release annual provincial impaired statistics for 2020As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for 2020 on drivers charged ...
Woodland Avenue / Raymond Street, Dartmouth / Mandaville Court, Halifax  – Water Main Repair

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

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

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

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

HHB SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR A TOLL INCREASE

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

Cogswell District major land negotiations finalized; construction tender issued

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

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

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

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

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

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

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

Overnight snow removal on Quinpool Road

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

Province releases 2021-22 Five-Year Highway Plan

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

Cold weather experiments at home via Environment Canada

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

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

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

Winter Tire Safety Tips via Transport Canada

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

Police charge man for stunting on snow covered roads

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 22nd)

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

Have you seen this SUV?

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

Road rage incident leads to assault with a weapon

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

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

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

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

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

Public Input on Driver Training, Inspection and Dealer Licencing Regulations

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

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

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

(ENDED) Update: Snowfall warning in effect

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

Police charge three people for stunting

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

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

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

Novalea Drive & Young Street – Water Main Repair

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

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

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

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

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

Police charge woman for stunting

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 15th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Jan 15th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

Police issue multiple tickets for speeding violations

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

RCMP investigates fatal single vehicle​ collision

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

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for December 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for December 2020 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the RCMP is releasing statistics on stunting charges​ monthly. In December 2020, Nova Scotia RCMP charged eight ...
Clovis Avenue / Caldwell Road Water Main Repair – Punch Bowl Drive – Drilling Work

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

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

January is intersection safety month

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

Punch Bowl Drive / Herring Cove Road – Road Surveying

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

RCMP reminding drivers about intersection-safety

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

Police charge man for robbery and theft of motor vehicle

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

Youth faces charges after fleeing from police

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

Police charge man after dangerous driving incident yesterday

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

Another reminder to clean off your vehicle during winter months.

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

Fatal crash in Clark’s Harbour

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

Holiday check points contributed to safer roadways

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

RCMP investigates serious collision

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

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

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

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

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

Police ask for public’s assistance locating stolen vehicle

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 31st)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 31st) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
(Ended)  Snowfall warning in effect  in effect via Environment Canada

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

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

Police charge man with stunting

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

Dorothea Drive, Dartmouth – Water Main Repair

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

Tips for Preventing Wildlife Vehicle Collisions via Watch for Wildlife

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

(ENDED) Special weather statement in effect via Environment Canada

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

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

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

Changes to intersection of Coburg Road, Vernon and Seymour streets

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

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

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

South Park Street bicycle lanes now open

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

Winter Solstice and the Christmas Star

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

ENDED: Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

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

Have you seen this car?

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

Halifax Regional Police are participating in #OperationChristmas

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 18th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 18th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

Municipality Lifts Enforcement of Overnight Winter Parking Ban

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

Snow storm brings minimal traffic delays, snow clearing operations continue

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

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

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

Open data on traffic collisions now available

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

Police remind motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions

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

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

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

Highway 103 Twinning Project Reaches Milestone

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

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

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

Nurse Practitioners Now Able to Perform Medical Assessments for Drivers

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

(Ended) Snowfall warning in effec

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

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

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

Several people charged during National Safe Driving Week

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

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for November 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial stunting statistics for November 2020 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the RCMP is releasing statistics on stunting charges​ monthly. For the month of November 2020, Nova Scotia ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 11th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 11th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
RCMP investigates fatal collision

RCMP investigates fatal collision

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

Woman and 2 men facing weapons charges.

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

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for November 2020As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for November 2020 on ...
Eight people arrested for alcohol related offences in one day

Eight people arrested for alcohol related offences in one day

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

RCMP investigates fatal collision

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

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for November

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 4th)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Dec 4th) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
RCMP arrested a woman from Cole Harbour for dangerous driving following an incident in Cole Harbour

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

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

Update: Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision

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

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

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

Driver charged after crash in Halifax

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

Rocky Lake Road – Water System Maintenance

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

Winter 2020-21 Preparation

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

Water System Maintenance – Dartmouth

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

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

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

Record-breaking 2020 Hurricane Season

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

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

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

Fourteen people arrested for alcohol related offences last week

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

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

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

Police Investigate collision involving impaired driver

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

Driver arrested for impaired driving after propane truck crashes in Dartmouth

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

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

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

Charges laid​ in fatal single vehicle​ collision

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

Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for October

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police release impaired driving statistics for October ​ Halifax Regional Police charged 30 drivers with impaired related offences during the month of October. ​ Of the 30 drivers, 25 were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by alcohol, four were charged with impaired operation of a conveyance by ...
Imagine Spring Garden Road – street changes beginning the w/o Nov. 30

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 27)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 27) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery

Free 15-minute parking to facilitate curbside pickups and delivery

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

Traffic Unit charges 37 drivers for cell phone and speeding violations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Access Your Halifax Water Account Online with Customer Connect

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

RCMP Motorcycle Program wraps after successful season

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

Bedford Highway Lane Reduction – Stormwater System Maintenance

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 20)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 20) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Gottingen Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

Gottingen Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Driving without headlights on leads to serious offences

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

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

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

Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents

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

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

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

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

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

Halifax Regional Police are finding vehicles with bald tires

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

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

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

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

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

(Ended) Weather statement via Environment Canada

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

Hollis Street bicycle lane work now complete

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 13)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 13) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX COUNTY: Lays Lake Road, MusquodoboitLays Lake ...
Peninsular Halifax – Water System Upgrades – Macdonald Bridge Off-Ramp Area – Halifax

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

**** HRM Media Release Locks Road/Shubie Park and Crystal Heights Neighbourhoods– Speed Limit Changes The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the Locks Road/Shubie Park and the Crystal Heights Neighbourhoods. Crews will begin posting new signage today. Work is expected to take ...
Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for October 2020

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for October 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for October 2020 As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for September 2020 ...
Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire.

Police investigate a suspicious vehicle fire.

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

Impaired Driving incident resulting in injuries.

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

Police charge three drivers for stunting

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

Lower Water Street Bike Lane – Street Improvement Pilot Project

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 6)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Nov 6) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Halifax District RCMP is investigating a hit and run that occurred in Bedford

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

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

Connaught Ave. and Chebucto Rd. – Wastewater System Maintenance

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

Police charge man for stunting

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

Waverley Road – Stormwater System Maintenance

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

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

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

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

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

Halifax Transit launches How to Ride campaign in multiple languages

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

18 people charged for alcohol related offences over the Halloween weekend

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

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

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

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

**** HRM Media Release Glengarry Estates, Russell Lake West and Oakmount Neighbourhoods – Speed Limit Changes The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that speed limits will be reduced from 50 km/h to 40 km/h in the Glengarry Estates, Russell Lake West and Oakmount neighbourhoods. Crews will begin posting new signage today. Work is expected ...
The Halloween night sky this year was illuminated by a “blue moon”, the second full moon in the month, making it a little spookier than usual!

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

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

(Ended) Rainfall warning in effect via Environment Canada

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

Police share tips to reduce vehicle break-ins

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

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

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 30)

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

Police charge man for stunting

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

Walker Street & Third Street – Water Main Repair

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

September vehicle/pedestrian collision statistics

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

Police charge woman for stunting

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

Police investigating roofing nails dumped on roadways

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

Police charge woman for stunting

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

Police charge two men for stunting in separate incidents

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

Drivers should prepare now for winter conditions, CAA says

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 23)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 23) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Dillmans Bridge, Meaghers GrantDillmans ...
Police charge man for stunting

Police charge man for stunting

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

Quinpool Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance

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

Police charge man with stunting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police charge man with stunting

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

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

**** HRP Media Release Intersection Safety ​ October is intersection safety month and Halifax Regional Police is sharing some basic tips to help make intersections safer for all road users. Road safety is a shared responsibility. Whether you’re driving, walking, cycling or rolling, everyone has a role to play in making intersections safer by: ​ ...
Windsor Street – Wastewater System Maintenance / Rocky Lake Road – Lane Drop for Wastewater System Maintenance (Update)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 16)

**** TRANSPORTATION Media Release Weekly Traffic Advisories (Oct 16) Note:  Each week the local listings are expanded and updated.  During the week new and updated tasks are added.  Every week a new post is started with fresh info but previous posts may be still valid. Provincial  / Municipal HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Bedford BypassA repaving and ...
Quinpool Road – Lane Drops for Stormwater System Maintenance / Cobequid Road – Water System Maintenance

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

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

Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September 2020

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP release monthly provincial impaired statistics for September 2020As Nova Scotia’s Provincial Police, road safety is a top priority. In an effort to keep citizens informed about enforcement on our roadways, the Nova Scotia RCMP is releasing statistics for all RCMP detachments in Nova Scotia for September 2020 on ...
Police charge two drivers with stunting / Four drivers arrested for impaired driving over the weekend in Kings County

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

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

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

Seasonal supervision extended at select municipal beaches

**** HRM Media Release Seasonal supervision extended at select municipal beaches Lifeguard supervision and water quality testing at all municipal beaches ends for the summer season on Monday, August 31, however, the following beaches will reopen Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7: Chocolate Lake beach Kearney Lake beach Penhorn Lake beach Lifeguard supervision will ...
Halifax Water: No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years

Halifax Water: No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years

**** Halifax Water Release No Increase in Water Rates Over Next Two Years Earlier today the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (NSUARB) approved Halifax Water’s recommendation that there be no increase in water rates for fiscal 2020/21 and 2021/22; and no increase in overall wastewater rates in 2020/21. An increase to wastewater treatment/usage charges ...
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 ...
Bedford Highway – Wastewater System Maintenance

Bedford Highway – Wastewater System Maintenance

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

Planned Water Service Shutdown – Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive

**** Halifax Water Release Planned Water Service Shutdown – Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive Brycon Construction Ltd., on behalf of Halifax Water will be undertaking a planned water service shutdown in the areas of Caledonia Road and Jaybe Drive beginning the evening of Friday, August 21st. The water service shutdown and construction activity will take ...
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 ...
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 ...