News releases from Emergency Management Office (Page 18)

Precautions for Ice Storm

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office advises Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions in view of Environment Canada's forecast of freezing rain and ice pellets beginning later today, March 1, and continuing through Monday.

Campaign Launched Urging Citizens to Post Civic Number

Emergency Management Office

The province launched a public safety campaign today, Feb. 25, that highlights the critical importance of having a clearly posted civic number in front of every home, service organization and business.

Municipalities Have Strong Foundation for Emergency Management

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotia's municipalities are being commended for working to strengthen emergency management in Nova Scotia.

Minister Welcomes CRTC Decision

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians who use cellular phones will receive improved 911 emergency service thanks to an order issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).

Préparations en vue de la tempête

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences et le ministère des Transports et du Renouvellement de l'infrastructure demandent aux Néo-Écossais de prendre les précautions nécessaires en vue de l'avertissement de tempête, émis par Environnement Canada, qui inclut de la neige abondante pour une grande partie de la province le mardi 3 février.

Prepare for Pending Storm

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Emergency Management Office and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal advise Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions in view of Environment Canada's warning that a storm will bring heavy snow to much of the province Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Précautions à prendre pendant une tempête d'hiver

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences et le ministère des Transports et du Renouvellement de l'infrastructure demandent aux Néo-Écossais de prendre les précautions nécessaires en vue de l'avertissement de tempête, émis aujourd'hui 13 janvier par Environnement Canada, qui inclut de la neige abondante, de la pluie verglaçante et de la pluie pendant la nuit.

Use Caution in Winter Storm

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The Emergency Management Office and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal advise Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions in view of Environment Canada's warning today, Jan. 13, that a storm will bring heavy snow, freezing rain and rain overnight.

Précautions à prendre en cas de pluie verglaçante

Emergency Management Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences et le ministère des Transports et du Renouvellement de l'infrastructure demandent aux Néo-Écossais de prendre les précautions nécessaires en vue des prévisions d'Environnement Canada qui incluent de la pluie verglaçante et du grésil, aujourd'hui 7 janvier.

Precautions for Possible Freezing Rain

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal advise Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions in view of Environment Canada's forecast of freezing rain and ice pellets today, Jan. 7.

Stay Safe as We Enter the New Year

Emergency Management Office

Emergency Management Minister Carolyn Bolivar-Getson is encouraging Nova Scotians to prepare themselves and their families for winter conditions as a New Year's Eve blizzard approaches the province.

Assist Others in Power Outages

Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians living in areas that have been without electricity for a number of days are being asked to check in on their neighbours.

Précautions à prendre lors d'une panne d'électricité

Emergency Management Office

À la suite des pannes d'électricité étendues à l'échelle de la province, le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) et les autorités provinciales souhaitent rappeler aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de prudence à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur de leur maison.

Precautions Needed During Power Outage

Emergency Management Office

In the wake of widespread power outages, the Emergency Management Office (EMO) and provincial officials are reminding Nova Scotians to use added caution in and outside their homes.

Précautions à prendre lors d'une panne d'électricité

Emergency Management Office

À la suite des pannes d'électricité étendues à l'échelle de la province, le Bureau de gestion des urgences (BGU) et les autorités provinciales souhaitent rappeler aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de prudence à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur de leur maison.

Precautions Needed During Power Outage

Emergency Management Office

In the wake of widespread power outages, the Emergency Management Office (EMO) and provincial officials are reminding Nova Scotians to use added caution in and outside their homes.

Flood Precautions Advised

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is reminding Nova Scotians that flooding can occur at any time after heavy rain and melting snow.

Precautions for Possible Freezing Rain

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is advising Nova Scotians to take appropriate precautions in view of Environment Canada's forecast of heavy rains and potential freezing rain and ice pellets overnight.

Des précautions contre les inondations sont recommandées

Emergency Management Office

Le Bureau de gestion des urgences avise les Néo-Écossais que les conditions météorologiques au cours des deux prochains jours pourraient entraîner des niveaux élevés d'eau de surface et des inondations possibles.

Flood Precautions Recommended

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is advising Nova Scotians that conditions over the next two days could produce high levels of surface water and possible flooding.