General Storm and Emergency Information:

For up-to-date storm information, you can visit the CBC storm centre at:

Please dial 211 to find information on non-profit, community or government programs, including food and shelter. We are available 24/7.



• In the event of an emergency in Nova Scotia, please dial 911.

• For professional health advice in Nova Scotia, please dial 811.

• For road conditions in Nova Scotia, please dial 511.

• For HRM municipal services (buses, garbage, etc.), please dial 311. (Halifax Regional Municipality only)

For information on preparing for an emergency, you can visit:

• Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office (EMO) website at

• Canadian Red Cross (Nova Scotia) website at

• Public Safety Canada website at

• For power outages please visit Nova Scotia Power at or call the outage line at 1-877-428-6004

• For information on preparing for a flood, you can visit:Public Safety Canada website at

• To find up-to-date emergency or storm information on Twitter: @NSEMO, @canredcrossns, @nspowerinc (or search “NS Power Outages: and choose the Twitter handle that represents your area of NS), @RCMPNS @cbcstorm