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Repairs are coming to a damaged road on the Eastern Shore in 2025. A 500-metre section of Route 207 along Lawrencetown Beach has taken a beating from the Atlantic Ocean during storms. The province is spending over a million dollars to build a new road away from the coast, that will be matched by the feds. Eastern Shore...
Kevin Northup 5h ago
No one was injured in a tent fire in downtown Halifax. Multiple reports indicate 3 people escaped from a fire at the homeless encampment in Grand Parade Saturday morning. Site volunteers and firefighters extinguished the flames, but the tent and contents were badly damaged. On Sunday, Halifax Fire News posted on X, for...
Kelli Rickard Dec 10, 2023 4 views Arseni Mourzenko
The Halifax Mooseheads want to help the homeless. The team is switching from teddy bear's to toques for their annual toss night. Friday at Scotiabank Centre, if you're coming to the game, bring a toque to throw onto the ice when the Mooseheads score their first goal. The team says there is a declining need for teddy be...
Kevin Northup Dec 08, 2023
The province is doing what they can when it comes to the homelessness crisis in Halifax Regional Municipality, according to Minister of Community Services, Trevor Boudreau. Regarding the current state of affairs in HRM, Boudreau told reporters at a cabinet meeting that the death of a homeless man at a tent encampment i...
Caitlin Snow Dec 08, 2023 1 views Clay LeConey / Unsplash
The province's police watch dog has cleared two members of the Halifax Police in connection to a man's death in May. The Serious Incident Response Team says it found no reasonable grounds to believe they committed a criminal offence. May 27, 2023, a man loaded and pointed a bow and arrow at the officers at the Maybank ...
Caitlin Snow Dec 07, 2023 1 views
Residents are invited to the annual Halifax Explosion Memorial Service tomorrow. It will be at the Bell Tower in the Fort Needham Memorial Park at 9am. The Halifax Explosion happened on Dec 6, 1917 when two ships-the French munitions ship, the Mont Blanc, and the Norwegian relief ship, the Imo-collided in the Halifax H...
Caitlin Snow Dec 05, 2023 1 views
If you like to take a walk on trails around HRM, there has been a change. The city says e-scooters are now allowed on select trails. Those riding them will not be able to go faster than 15 km/h on a multi-use pathway or sidewalk or 25 km/h on a roadway or bike lane. The trails that now allow them include: · ...
Caitlin Snow Dec 05, 2023 1 views Larry / CC
The first pilot electric bus has arrived in Halifax. It will initially be used for training, road testing, and public engagement activities. The remaining 59 e-buses will be arriving over the coming year, with the full fleet anticipated to arrive by the end of 2024. Approved by Halifax Regional Council in May, the Zero...
Kelli Rickard Dec 05, 2023 1 views
Santas are invading a section of Cole Harbour. The Colby 'North' Santa Brigade is meant to spread holiday cheer through the neighbourhood. Inflatable, light-up giant Santas are displayed on over 100 front lawns. Event creator Megan Cole says they got the idea from a similar display in Toronto. "All of a sudden, th...
Kevin Northup Dec 04, 2023
Three people are facing firearms charges after an incident in downtown Halifax over the weekend. Police say it was Saturday, around 8:30am when they responded to a report of an impaired driver on Barrington Street. The suspect vehicle pulled into a parking lot with two flat tires and the emergency equipment on. The two...
Caitlin Snow Dec 04, 2023 1 views
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