COVID 19 CANCELLATIONS FOR NOVA SCOTIA
All museums and Government parks in Nova Scotia are closed until further notice
All public school students and teachers who travel internationally are required to self-isolate for 14 days following their return.
The IWK is limiting visitors to prevent the spread of any respiratory illness, including COVID-19.
Schools & daycares will remain CLOSED after March break for at least 2 weeks
March break camps are CANCELLED
Daycares will be closed until futher notice as of Tuesday, March 17th
Casino NS will close their doors tonight at midnight until futher notice
All VLTs in bars will be shut off
Starting March 16, some stores at Mic Mac Mall may be reducing hours of operation to 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market is closed indefinitely.
The Apple Store in Halifax will be closed until at least March 27.
Second Cup stores across Canada have announced they will no longer be accepting cash and are urging people to use drive thru or order on mobile app.
Nova Scotia Public Sector Employees are required to self-isolate for 14 days following their return.
Dartmouth Curling Club closed for curling rest of the season
Halifax Burger Week has been postponed until June.
The Atlantic Outdoor Sports and RV Show has decided to postpone.
Casino Nova Scotia has postponed The Clairvoyants and Loverboy shows, new dates are TBA. Neptune Theatre is discontinuing all performances of Calendar Girls, Ghost Light and Alex Zerbe’s Zaniac Comedy Show.
Symphony Nova Scotia has cancelled the remaining concerts in its 2019/20 season
The Halifax St. Patrick's Day Parade and flag raising are cancelled.
The 2020 Nova Scotia Craft Beer Festival scheduled for March 21 has been cancelled.
The 2020 Nova Scotia Skills Competition and Career Showcase events have been cancelled.
.The CheerExpo will not happen on March 28th-29th.
Just For Laughs has announced that the tour dates for Dara Ó Briain scheduled this March are postponed, including March 15th at Spatz Theatre.
Halifax Public Libraries are cancelling all upcoming events as of Monday, March 16 and extending loan periods
The Emera Oval will close on Saturday, March 14 for the remainder of the season.
The Canada Game Centre has restricted entry to each area of the facility to 150 people. All Drop-in Fitness Classes and registered programs are cancelled.
Sackville Sports Stadium has cancelled all swimming lessons scheduled over the next week. A maximum capacity of 100 participants will be placed on all open public swims and skates going forward.
Swimming lessons at the Captain William Spry Wave Pool are cancelled.
The BMO Soccer Centre is closed until further notice.
• All Halifax Regional Centre for Education school-organized student trips to international destinations have been cancelled until the end of April.
• In-person classes and labs for Dalhousie and King’s University students will be suspended next week (March 16-20) as a preventative measure to increase social distancing and allow instructors time to shift to alternative means of teaching.
• High schools in the Halifax Regional Centre for Education have cancelled exam exemptions for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year. The decision was made after concerns that continuing to offer exemptions during the COVID-19 pandemic could encourage students to attend school when they are sick.
King’s-Edgehill School in Windsor, N.S. will remain closed for two weeks after the end of its March Break, with students expected to return to campus on April 13. They will have a distance education plan between March 29-April 13.
• We'koqma'q Mi'kmaw School in Cape Breton will remain closed for a full week after March Break with classes resuming on March 30.
• Dalhousie University and the University of King's College in Halifax have cancelled all international field courses until September 2020.
• Saint Mary's University in Halifax has cancelled all university-related travel to China, Iran, Italy and parts of South Korea.
• Saint Mary’s University has decided to suspend all face-to-face classes for 1 week starting on Monday.
• Mount St, Vincent University in Halifax is asking faculty and staff to consider cancelling any non-essential university-related travel to all countries affected by COVID-19.
• Effective Monday, Mount St. Vincent University will suspend in-person classes and labs until the end of term.
• Cape Breton University has cancelled the Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology Conference from March 13-15, and the Science Atlantic Environment Conference March 14 and March 15.
• Sacred Heart School in Halifax is suspending on-campus classes until April 3.
All Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities, including national championships, have been cancelled until further notice. This includes all Hockey Nova Scotia events including minor hockey games and practices, and provincial tournaments. New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association hockey has also been cancelled for the remainder of the season
• The 2019-20 Canadian Tire Cup Playoffs have been cancelled.
• The National Basketball League of Canada is suspending basketball operations until further notice as a result of concerns regarding COVID-19. This includes all games for the Halifax Hurricanes, Moncton Magic and Island Storm.
• All New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI ringette programming is suspended until further notice.
• Goodlife Fitness & Fit4Less Clubs across Canada to close effective immediately.