Cancellations and Closures

CFB Halifax is CLOSED today, Monday, September 9. Emergency services & those involved in/supporting CUTLASS FURY & HurricaneDorian clean-up required for duty

Halifax Shipyard: Delayed opening until 10:30am for all employees, with confirmation at 9am

All public schools in the province are closed Monday. Halifax Regional Centre for Education says its main office building (Spectacle Lake) has power and will be open.

Sandy Lake Academy is closed Monday.

Armbrae Academy will be closed Monday.

Dalhousie’s campuses to be closed all day Monday.

University of King’s College will be closed Monday.

Saint Mary’s University will be closed Monday. Students living in residences will continue to receive services.

Mount Saint Vincent University will remain closed on Monday to allow for further clean up and service restoration on campus

NSCAD (all campuses) will be closed Monday.

All NSCC campuses will be closed Monday.

Atlantic Provinces Special Education Council will be closed Monday.

Shambhala School in Halifax


Halifax Transit is running and residents are being asked to consider taking the bus to “assist work crews with their clean-up efforts by reducing the number of vehicles on the roads.”


Mic Mac Mall is still without power and remains CLOSED until our power is restored

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax closed

Black Cultural Centre closed

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 closed

Hope for Wildlife Closed until Tuesday.


Regularly scheduled collection of garbage, organics, and recycling has been postponed until next Monday for those who live on the peninsula. If Monday is your day and you don’t live on the peninsula, collection will take place.

Court operations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Check with your lawyer or call the courthouse to confirm whether the specific court is open.

ISANS is closed Monday. All programs and services are cancelled for the day.


HRM is asking residents to stay out of municipal parks until further notice.
Municipally owned and operated recreation facilities may be closed if they don’t have power, call ahead.
Trails and protected areas across the province may have wash-outs and debris. Check conditions with organizations that manage trails before heading out.
Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site and Kejimkujik Seaside are closed until further notice, with an update expected at noon on Wednesday.

Provincial campgrounds, beaches, day-use parks Closed