News releases from Hurricane Fiona (Page 1)

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.

Aide financière supplémentaire pour les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse touchés par l'ouragan Fiona

Premier's Office / Emergency Management Office / Hurricane Fiona

Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui ont été gravement touchés par l'ouragan Fiona recevront de l'aide financière de la Province.

Province Announces Additional Financial Support for Nova Scotians Affected by Hurricane Fiona

Premier's Office / Emergency Management Office / Hurricane Fiona

Nova Scotians who have been severely impacted by hurricane Fiona will receive financial support from the Province.

Disaster Financial Assistance for Hurricane Fiona Damage

Hurricane Fiona / Emergency Management Office

Nova Scotians can apply for disaster financial assistance related to damage from hurricane Fiona starting today, September 26.

Mise à jour sur l’annulation des classes

Emergency Management Office / Education and Early Childhood Development / Hurricane Fiona

Les classes dans les écoles publiques sont annulées le mardi 27 septembre dans les centres régionaux pour l’éducation suivants : Halifax, Strait et Chignecto-Central.

Public Schools Cancellation Update

Hurricane Fiona / Education and Early Childhood Development / Emergency Management Office

Public school classes are cancelled Tuesday, September 27, in Halifax Regional Centre for Education, Strait Regional Centre for Education and Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education.

Provincial Government Offices in Most Counties Closed Monday, September 26

Hurricane Fiona / Executive Council

Most provincial government offices will be closed Monday, September 26. Offices in Kings, Lunenburg, Annapolis, Queens, Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties will remain open. Offices in all other counties are closed. The closures are due to power outages, unsafe roads and to allow crews to continue to clean up after hurricane Fiona.

Hurricane Fiona Update - September 25

Hurricane Fiona / Emergency Management Office

The following is a provincial hurricane Fiona update for today, September 25: