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