Snowstorm causing more cancellations, travel delays in Nova Scotia

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Another overnight blizzard sweeping across Nova Scotia is bringing another slew of cancellations and travel delays across the province.

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Here’s what’s closed or delayed for Thursday, Feb. 16:

School closures:

  • Halifax Regional School Board – Closed for the day, school board offices opening at 11 a.m.
  • Chignecto Central Regional School Board – Closed for the day, offices and work sites have two to four hour delay.
  • Annapolis Valley Regional School Board – Closed for the day, including offices and work sites.
  • South Shore Regional School Board – Closed for the day, regional office opening at 10 a.m.
  • Strait Regional School Board – Closed for the day, staff to report at regular time.
  • Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board  – Closed for the day, offices to have delayed opening.
  • Tri-County Regional School Board  – Closed for the day.
  • CSAP  – All schools closed. Southwest office opening at 10 a.m., Central office opening at 11 a.m.

University closures:

  • Dalhousie University – Halifax, King’s College Truro campuses delayed opening, update expected at 10 a.m.
  • Saint Mary’s University – Opening and operating as usual.
  • Mount Saint Vincent University – Open and operating as usual.
  • NSCC – Shelburne, Digby, Cumberland, Kingstec and Truro campuses closed for the day. Halifax, Akerley campus delayed opening.
  • NSCAD – Open as usual.
  • Acadia University – Closed for the day.

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Travel delays:

Roads across the province are snow covered and blowing snow is reducing visibility.

  • Halifax Transit – Several routes running on snow plan due to road conditions.
  • Halifax Stanfield International Airport – Some flights delayed or canceled, check with your airline.
  • Halifax harbour bridges  – Both bridges open to all vehicles until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
  • 100-series Highways – Many highways around Halifax experiencing whiteouts and low visibility.
  • Marine Atlantic  – Crossings between North Sydney and Port aux Basques are delayed.

Halifax Municipal Offices

  • Garbage/recycling/green cart collection – Going ahead, but may experience delays.
  • Halifax Recreational Facilities – Delayed opening until 8:30 a.m., update expected at 7.
  • Sidewalk clearing – Many already cleared sidewalks are now snow covered again, some are still impassable.
  • Halifax Public Library – All branches delaying opening until 11 a.m.

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