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Storm closures and cancellations : March 8, 2018

A storm made for some messy road conditions across the province on Thursday, forcing some closures and cancellations.
The Wave sculpture along the Halifax Waterfront during a snow storm (Meghan Groff/

A storm made for some messy road conditions across the province on Thursday, forcing some closures and cancellations. 


NSCC's Institute of Technology Campus has closed for the day, including continuing education classes, due to a power outage

NSCC has also called off continuing education classes at their Ivany Campus

Halifax Regional School Board has closed the following schools because of power outages: Atlantic Memorial-Terence Bay (both sites), Atlantic View Elementary, Brookside Junior High, Fairview Heights Elementary (Main Building Only, Annex has power), Herring Cove Junior High, Porters Lake Elementary, Prospect Road Elementary and William King Elementary

CSAP's l'École des Beaux-Marais will close at 10:30 a.m. because of a power outage

Chignecto-Central Regional School Board has cancelled classes for the day. 

Strait Regional School Board will be releasing students at 11:00 a.m.

l'École acadienne de Truro is closed for the day. 


Icy conditions have caused some Halifax Transit routes to go on a snow plan and/or be detoured.

The MacKay Bridge is closed to high-sided vehicles 

Maritime Bus is warning passengers that service disruptions are possible; including late or cancelled buses, trips being interrupted en route and unexpected overnight stays

Many cancellations and delays at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Check your flight before heading out. 


Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard and Marine Fabricators facilities have closed for the day.

Some businesses may be closed or have a delayed opening due to weather conditions or power outages.


Thousands of Nova Scotia Power customers were without power Wednesday morning. Check the outage map for more information.

Halifax Public Libraries says, a due to power outages, the Cole Harbour branch has a delayed opening of 1 p.m.


Mark Hodgins

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Mark Hodgins is an Ontario-born Haligonian. A graduate of the Loyalist College journalism program, he’s been with NEWS 95.7 since 2016. Mark is a lover of sports, politics and video games.
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