A developing low pressure system south of Long Island will approach the Maritimes and track across eastern Nova Scotia Friday morning.
Communities in central Nova Scotia will benefit from investments in health care, education, early years, communities and the economy as part of Budget 2018-19.
Government tabled today, March 20, its third consecutive balanced budget making investments in health care, education, early years, communities and the economy.
Government is investing $39.6 million to pay family doctors more and create incentives to get more Nova Scotians off the province’s Need a Family Practice list.
Government is investing $50,000 in Acadian and Francophone community radio stations.
About 600 more Nova Scotians will receive support for providing care to adults living at home through the expansion of the Caregiver Benefit Program.
Nova Scotia Power currently has 48,000 customers without power. As of 6am, power was safely restored to 70,000 customers who lost power due to the major winter storm that hit the province yesterday and continued into this morning.
Nova Scotia Power is activating its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at 8 p.m. tonight, in advance of a major winter storm.
Heavy snow and high winds with blowing snow expected beginning late in the day Tuesday.
Nova Scotians are reminded to, Check Before You Burn, starting March 15, the official start of the wildfire risk season.