News releases from Hurricane Fiona (Page 1)

Hurricane Fiona Spoiled Food Program Closing

Hurricane Fiona / Emergency Management Office

More than 117,000 Nova Scotians have benefited so far from the Fiona Food Cost Reimbursement Program, and there are still two weeks left for others to apply.

More Help with Hurricane Cleanup

Natural Resources and Renewables / Hurricane Fiona

Provincial staff are preparing to do more work to remove downed trees and clean up debris caused by hurricane Fiona.

More Help for Nova Scotians Impacted by Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona / Community Services

The Province is providing more financial support to help those impacted by hurricane Fiona.

Financial Support for Agriculture and Forestry

Premier's Office / Agriculture / Natural Resources and Renewables / Emergency Management Office / Hurricane Fiona

Emergency support is on the way for resource industries impacted by hurricane Fiona.

Amendments to Support Nova Scotians During Emergencies

Emergency Management Office / Hurricane Fiona

The Province is tabling legislation to demand local telecommunications companies be more accountable and ensure reliable service and better communication to Nova Scotians during emergencies.

Applications Now Open for Small Business Hurricane Relief Program

Hurricane Fiona / Premier's Office / Economic Development

Small businesses struggling in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona can now apply for support through the Small Business Hurricane Relief Program.

More Support for Power Restoration Work

Hurricane Fiona / Emergency Management Office

The Province is taking additional steps to ensure continued progress on hurricane Fiona power restoration.

Most Provincial Government Offices Open Monday, October 3

Hurricane Fiona / Executive Council

Most provincial government offices across Nova Scotia will be open Monday, October 3.

Access Nova Scotia Offices in Sydney, Stellarton, Antigonish Open This Weekend

Hurricane Fiona / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

Some Access Nova Scotia offices will be open this weekend to help people affected by hurricane Fiona complete online applications for financial assistance.

Financial Support for Small Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona / Premier's Office / Emergency Management Office

Support is on the way for small businesses struggling in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona.

Applications for New Fiona-Related Financial Support Open

Hurricane Fiona / Emergency Management Office

The Province has launched a new website where Nova Scotians can now apply for financial assistance in the aftermath of hurricane Fiona.

Treaty Day Events Postponed

Hurricane Fiona / L'nu Affairs

This year’s Treaty Day celebration, scheduled for Monday, October 3, in Halifax, has been postponed due to the continuing impacts of hurricane Fiona.

Province Calls on Federal Government to Ensure Telecommunications Co-operation, Transparency

Hurricane Fiona / Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston is calling on telecommunications companies to be more collaborative with the Emergency Management Office (NSEMO) and transparent with Nova Scotians, and for the federal government to hold them accountable to Atlantic Canadians impacted by hurricane Fiona.

Provincial Government Offices in Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Victoria County Closed September 28 and 29

Hurricane Fiona / Executive Council

Provincial government offices in Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Victoria County will be closed Wednesday, September 28, and Thursday, September 29. The closures are due to power outages, unsafe roads and to allow crews to continue to clean up after hurricane Fiona.

Certains rendez-vous sont reportés

COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness / Hurricane Fiona

Certaines personnes qui avaient un rendez-vous cette semaine pour un vaccin contre la COVID-19 ou pour un autre type de vaccin pourraient devoir reporter leur rendez-vous à cause des répercussions des pannes d’électricité sur les stocks de vaccins.

Some Vaccination Appointments to be Rescheduled

Hurricane Fiona / COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness

Some Nova Scotians scheduled for a COVID-19 or other vaccination this week may need to rebook their appointments because of the impact of power outages on vaccine supplies.

Mise à jour sur l'annulation des classes

Education and Early Childhood Development / Hurricane Fiona

La plupart des élèves retourneront en classe au Centre régional pour l'éducation (CRE) Halifax et au Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) le mercredi 28 septembre.

Public Schools Cancellation Update

Hurricane Fiona / Education and Early Childhood Development

Most students are returning to class at Halifax Regional Centre for Education and Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) schools on Wednesday, September 28.

Provincial Parks, Campgrounds Begin Reopening After Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona / Natural Resources and Renewables

Provincial park campgrounds and day-use parks closed due to hurricane Fiona are gradually reopening as assessments deem them safe and functional.

Provincial Government Offices in Antigonish, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Pictou and Victoria Counties closed Tuesday, September 27

Hurricane Fiona / Executive Council

Provincial government offices in Antigonish, Pictou and Victoria counties and Cape Breton Regional Municipality will be closed Tuesday, September 27. The closures are due to power outages, unsafe roads and to allow crews to continue to clean up after hurricane Fiona. Provincial offices in all other counties are open unless they are experiencing localized power outages. Please check with offices before visiting.