Wednesday March 6th 2019
Today: Mainly sunny to start then clouding over. Snow beginning this afternoon. Up to 4cm in total. High -1.
Tonight: Snow ending by midnight then partly cloudy with a chance of flurries. Wind chill -21.
Staff who worked at the call centre, ServiCom, in Sydney are still owed money. ServiCom closed suddenly back in December, putting its 600 employees out of work. Staff are expected to receive notice this week explaining why the sudden closure happened, and receive the money they’re owed.
Halifax Transit had to detour 11 bus routes yesterday because of cars parked along streets that are too narrow after the 2 winter storms we had in 2 days. Halifax Regional Fire says the excess snow has covered many fire hydrants which is a safety hazard. After the city enforced the overnight parking ban on Tuesday 498 tickets were issued.
An ice wall that’s formed in Irish Vale, Cape Breton, is gaining a lot of attention. Huge ice blocks have piled up along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake, right next to Route 4. It’s believed this is the third time this ice wall has formed in the past 15 years, but never to this size before. The ice is 4-6 metres high, 4-5 metres wide and 700 metres long.
In the NHL,
Islanders beat the Senators 5-4
The Jets lost to Tampa Bay 5-2
Habs had a 3-1 win over L.A.
In the NBA,
Houston beat the Toronto Raptors 107-95
And your Halifax Mooseheads beat Gatineau 1-0