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Dorian expected to severely impact parts of Atlantic Canada

Toronto - As the effects of Hurricane Dorian are being felt along the U.S. southeast coast, Canadian forecasters say the storm system is expected to severely impact parts of the Atlantic provinces this weekend.

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as it closes in on South Carolina

Dorian's outer rainbands are already lashing coastal parts of the Southeast, and Hurricane and storm surge warnings are in effect along the North and South Carolina coasts. Dorian's winds have also strengthened just a bit.

Dorian to impact East coast up through southeastern Virginia

Coastal regions from Florida to southeastern Virginia remain on alert today as Category 2 Hurricane Dorian crawls up the East coast. While still a Category 2 hurricane, Dorian's wind field has expanded.

Baby lobster numbers declining from Bar Harbor to Cape Cod

Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish’s population will look like in several years.

Atlantic Canada braces for serious and intense storm Grayson

Halifax - What may have started out in Atlantic Canada as a calm and quiet morning has now begun to transform into a powerful Atlantic storm prepared to deliver a messy mix of high winds, rain, and snow.

El Nino may result in milder winter for Atlantic Canada

Halifax - It's almost apple blossom time in Nova Scotia but in many places there is still snow on the ground. Winter weary Atlantic Canada may have some relief on the way for next winter in the form of El Nino.

Atlantic Canada hammered by massive winter storm

Fredericton - The massive winter storm that closed down Boston and most airports in the US northeast and Toronto has moved on to Atlantic Canada. While not quite as potent, the storm left thousands without power and caused dozens of flight cancellations.

Hurricane Earl at category 4, may hit Nova Scotia

Halifax - Atlantic Canadians should keep on the watch as several organizations are reporting that Hurricane Earl may make a direct hit on Nova Scotia as a category 1 hurricane. It has now been upgraded to category 4.

Atlantic Canadian lobster Industry to Get Marketing Boost

the federal government announced the Atlantic Canadian lobster industry will get a marketing boost of close to half a million dollars in joint funding.

Liberals Release Action Plan for Atlantic Canada

The Federal Liberals have released action plan for the Atlantic Canada provinces; employment insurance and ferry service included.

Waiting For The Hurricane

Hurricane Kyle is expected to hit New Brunswick later today or tomorrow, the storm has already caused considerable damage in Prince Edward Island.

Small NB Community Offers Free Land to Doctor(s) Willing to Relocate to the Area

Yet another rural community in Atlantic Canada is answering their local doctor shortage with a unique solution. Plaster Rock, NB has advertised the gift of land – suitable for building a home – to doctors willing to service their village.

'Patient Lottery' in Gander, NF Will Provide Better Care for Almost 2,000 Residents

In May of this year, the community of Gander, NF elected to hold a 'lottery' style selection of patients for two newly arrived Family Physicians. Although innovative, this approach is unlikely to help in solving a worsening shortage of doctors nationwide.

Survey Says Gasoline Prices Atlantic Canada's No. 1 Concern

The price of gasoline is now the single most important issue facing Atlantic Canadians, according to the most recent survey conducted by Corporate Research Associates Inc.

Another Day Another Snow Storm Warning in Atlantic Canada

A major snow storm accompanied by ice pellets, rain and freezing rain is going to once again visit the east Coast of Canada; the closing of schools and other public venues is becoming common.

Atlantic Canada Prepares for Noel: the Storm not the Season

People all across Canada's Atlantic provinces are getting ready for the remnants of Hurricane Noel to hit the east coast, Halifax Nova Scotia is in the storm's path. Time to check that emergency kit.
 

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Record snowfall in Atlantic Canada in 2015.
Record snowfall in Atlantic Canada in 2015.
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Projected track of Hurricane Chris in the Canadian Maritimes as of 5:00 p.m. July 10  2018.
Projected track of Hurricane Chris in the Canadian Maritimes as of 5:00 p.m. July 10, 2018.
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As of Thursday morning at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time
As of Thursday morning at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time
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Hurricane Dorian GOES East on September 5  2019 at 18:00 UTC
Hurricane Dorian GOES East on September 5, 2019 at 18:00 UTC
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