Today, clouds, showers/flurries/rain, wind & 5.
Tonight, rain, clouds, a chance of showers, wind & 5.
Tmrw., clouds, showers & 7.
Thurs., rain/snow, wind & 3.
Senate passed the Canada Post back-to-work legislation.
It happened yesterday, and it also receive Royal Assent, which forces an end to rotating strikes and work will resume today at 1PM local time.
The government says this was urgent because of the economic impact of mail disruptions during the busy holiday season.
The bill calls for postal services to resume and a mediation process to resolve the dispute between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.
CUPW members launched rotating strikes October 22nd.
It’s led to backlogs of mail and parcel deliveries.
4 year-old MaCali Cormier was remembered with a candlelight vigil last night.
TheYarmouth community gathered to honour the memory Cormier who died Saturday after falling under a float in the annual Santa Claus parade.
She was transported to hospital where she died.
In the young girl’s obituary she loved learning and “loved helping other people.”
It also says “MaCali will be remembered as an awesome big sister to Tessa and Matthew.”
Police are still investigating.
Environment Canada says a special weather statement is in effect for Halifax Metro and Halifax County West and to expect messy weather and strong winds today through Thursday.
It says a pair of low pressure systems will bring rain, snow and wind to Nova Scotia.
Warnings may be issued for wind, rain or snow.
The Weather Network says Atlantic Canada’s winter will be long and stormy.
It says November has provided the winter preview and it’s anticipated across the region.
It says an active storm track from the Gulf of Mexico, up the U.S. East Coast and into Atlantic Canada is expected.
The Weather Network says many of these storms will track offshore and keep snow as the dominant precipitation type across the region, but some will track further north.
This brings mild temperatures and rain, especially to southern areas where temperatures are forecast to balance out to near normal for the season.
The winter pattern will also likely linger into early spring.
Lobster season off southwest Nova Scotia is postponed due to weather concerns.
Officials decided yesterday to further delay the start of lobster fishing season because weather forecasts are predicting rain, snow and wind well into the week.
The season was supposed to start Monday, but was first delayed last Saturday.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada will make another decision tomorrow.