News releases from Emergency Management Office (Page 15)

Parks May Close Due to Severe Weather

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Emergency Management Office

The Department of Natural Resources is considering closing provincial beaches, day-use and camping parks, and the Shubenacadie wildlife park to the public because of weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Earl.

On encourage les Néo-Écossais à se préparer

Emergency Management Office

Alors que les experts continuent de surveiller de près la trajectoire de l'ouragan Earl, le Bureau de gestion des urgences demande au public de prendre les précautions nécessaires pour se protéger et protéger leur famille en cas d'urgence.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to be Prepared

Emergency Management Office

As officials continue to track the path of Hurricane Earl, the Emergency Management Office is advising the public to take necessary steps to protect themselves and their families in the event of an emergency.

Meat Cove Residents Advised of Phone Outage

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is advising residents of the Meat Cove area that there is a telephone service outage. It is not known what has caused the outage, but technicians are on route.

Co-ordinated Approach Being Taken to Help Meat Cove

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7)

A team of government officials will co-ordinate efforts to help the Meat Cove community recover from last weekend's devastating rain, Deputy Premier Frank Corbett announced today, Aug. 25.

Emergency Officials Help Visitors Leave Meat Cove

Emergency Management Office

Provincial and local emergency officials are continuing today, Aug. 24, to meet the needs of residents and tourists isolated in Meat Cove, after heavy rain severely damaged bridges and roads.

Government Staff in Meat Cove to Plan Next Steps

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Assessments by highway engineers show that a temporary bridge will need to be put in place to restore access to Meat Cove.

Authorities Work to Keep Meat Cove Safe, Restore Access

Emergency Management Office

EMO Nova Scotia along with Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, RCMP, and local emergency managers are in Meat Cove putting plans in place to address the damage and safety concerns caused by severe weather today, Aug. 22.

Telecommunications Restored in Cape Breton

Emergency Management Office

Local, cellphone, and long distance telephone service in Cape Breton was restored at about 2:30 p.m. today, June 2. EMO advises residents that 911 service are also accessible.

Phones Out In Cape Breton

Emergency Management Office

A wide-spread telephone outage is taking place on Cape Breton Island and affecting 911 service. Bell Aliant technicians are working to restore service by 2:30 p.m. today, June 2.

Government Appoints Deputy Minister as New CEO

Emergency Management Office / Justice

Marian Tyson, deputy minister of the Justice Department, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of EMO, Emergency Management Minister Ramona Jennex announced today, June 2.

Making Nova Scotia A Safer Place To Live

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office, through the national Joint Emergency Preparedness Program, is helping Nova Scotia be better prepared to respond in a time of crisis.

Planning Should Be Priority During Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is reminding all Nova Scotians to make emergency planning a personal priority during Emergency Preparedness Week, which runs until May 8.

Emergency Call Takers, Dispatchers Honoured

Emergency Management Office

The Office of Emergency Management is recognizing 911 call-takers and emergency dispatchers for their pivotal role in public safety, as part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 11 to 17.

Traffic Advisory, Colchester County

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Colchester County

Une deuxième tempête pourrait cause des inondations et des ondes de tempête

Emergency Management Office

Un deuxième système météorologique se dirige vers la Nouvelle-Écosse et devrait apporter des vents forts, des pluies abondantes et une augmentation du niveau de l'eau pendant la nuit ce soir, 28 février.

Second Storm May Bring Flooding, Storm Surge

Emergency Management Office

A second weather system tracking towards Nova Scotia is expected to bring more high winds, heavy rain and high water levels overnight tonight, Feb. 28.

Traffic Advisory, HRM

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Halifax Regional Municipality

Traffic Advisory, Lunenburg County

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Trunk 10, in Pinehurst, Lunenburg Co., has re-opened to traffic.

Traffic Advisories, Lunenburg, Kings Counties

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Pinehurst, Lunenburg County