The federal Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, issued the a statement regarding Hurricane Dorian.
Goodale said that “our thoughts are with all Canadians affected by Hurricane Dorian, as well as with the first responders, search and rescue volunteers and emergency managers working hard to keep people safe."
The province of Nova Scotia has requested provide assistance in restoring essential services and ensuring the welfare of the public in the wake of damage left by Hurricane Dorian.
There will aos be support from Canadian Armed Forces. The federal government will make resources available to deliver aid and assist with evacuations, where necessary.
Residents are strongly encouraged to follow the directions and advice of their municipal law enforcement and first responders.
The Government Operations Centre, continues to monitor and assess the situation carefully.