The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following evacuation area update. The municipality has started the recovery phase. Residents can continue to expect regular updates summarizing key developments.
Updates and impacts to municipal service
See the latest updates and impacts to municipal services as a result of the ongoing fires.
National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month, a time to celebrate the history, heritage and cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples across Canada.
World Ocean Day
June 8 2023 is World Ocean Day. Learn more about partnerships that are helping us maintain the health of the ocean and respond to climate-related threats.
Electric vehicle test drive events
We’re partnering with Next Ride and Clean Foundation to host free electric vehicle test drive events across the region until July 14.
Halifax Transit has temporarily suspended service on three bus routes, made schedule adjustments to three routes, and removed trips from 30 routes.
Park Lighting Strategy
We want to hear from you as we develop a municipal Park Lighting Strategy. Information gathered through our survey will shape the process, prioritization and design of lighting for park spaces going forward. Take our online survey before June 11.
Our annual tree planting program ensures the continued health of our urban forest and contributes to our climate action goals. Beginning in mid-May, we'll plant approximately 2,500 trees in right-of-way spaces and other municipally owned land.