As hurricane Teddy arrives in Nova Scotia here’s what has been closed in the Halifax Regional Municipality.
All schools under the Halifax Regional Centre of Education (HRCE) will be closed Wednesday.
The HRCE advised parents on Tuesday to have a backup plan for child care in case schools close as a result of the storm.
Halifax municipal services
The Halifax-Dartmouth ferry service was suspended at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday while Halifax Transit’s bus and Access-A-Bus service will end as of 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
The bus service is expected to resume at noon on Wednesday.
Halifax has also cancelled curbside collection of garbage, organics and recyclables for Wednesday. Collection has been rescheduled to Saturday.
The municipality will also close all of its recreation centres as of 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
Halifax sports fields, all-weather fields, tracks and baseball diamonds are closed and all bookings have been cancelled, the municipality confirmed.
Information on reopening municipal facilities will be shared when it becomes available.
Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market
The Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market will not open on Wednesday as a result of hurricane Teddy.
Stanfield International Airport
All departing and arriving flights scheduled for Tuesday are cancelled due to the arrival of hurricane Teddy.
The airport has recommended passengers contact their airlines for more information on rebooking.
Halifax Shopping Centre
The Halifax Shopping Centre closed at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. It is planning a tentative opening at noon on Wednesday.
Dalhousie University closed all of its libraries at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Dalplex is closing at 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The centre will delay its opening until 7:30 a.m., on Wednesday but that may change depending on the weather.
Mount Saint Vincent University
The Mount Saint Vincent University campus in HRM is closed on Wednesday, until 1 p.m. All morning classes have been cancelled and may resume in the afternoon, depending on weather.
NSCAD campuses are closed until noon on Wednesday, when transit services are expected to resume. All classes will resume online, unless students are instructed otherwise.
The courts administration office at the Federal Court of Canada in Halifax is closed on Wednesday.