Service Update: Weather Alert – December 15, 2022

Ontario:
Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory which will remain in effect for snow this afternoon. Freezing rain possibly mixed with ice pellets is expected this morning before transitioning to snow early this afternoon. Customers should anticipate some delays with Terminal operations as the system moves through the area. For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, please visit https://www.ontario.ca/511

 

Manitoba / Saskatchewan:
A prolonged snow event continues over southeastern Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba, with some local areas receiving upwards of 20-30 cm of snowfall. Accumulating snow is expected to taper off today for Saskatchewan. Terminal Operations, and movements to and from CN Rail will experience delays during this time. Customers should anticipate a potential 24-48 hour delay as the system moves through the area.

 

Quebec:
An accumulation of 15 to 20 cm of snow is expected from Friday morning to Saturday morning. We are monitoring this system closely and will continue to provide further updates as they become available.

 

New Brunswick:
We are currently monitoring a system moving into NB which is likely to produce significant snowfall this Saturday morning into Saturday night.

  • Total snowfall: 10 to 20 cm.
  • Maximum wind gusts: northeasterly 50 to 70 km/h.

Customers should anticipate some delays as the system moves through the area.
We will monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available.

 

Nova Scotia:
Please note that our terminal in Sydney, NS will be closed today. The storm that made its way through the province early Tuesday into Wednesday morning has resulted in thousands of outages for both homes and businesses in the area. Our operations will resume once it is safe to do so.

 

Marine Atlantic Ferry Closures:

Marine Atlantic advises customers that due to impending weather conditions the following departures have been cancelled:

  • North Sydney to Port aux Basques on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 1145.
  • Port aux Basques to North Sydney on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 1145.

Impacted passengers will be notified of their rescheduled departure time.

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