Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Halifax, Canada
November 8, 2018
Event: Please be aware that on Thursday November 8th, 2018 a demonstration is scheduled to take place in Halifax at 5:00pm. Demonstrators will be gathering in front of the U.S. Consulate General at 1969 Upper Water Street.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
- Exercise caution in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
The U.S. Consulate General is located at 1969 Upper Water Street, (Purdy’s Wharf Tower II) Suite 904, Halifax, Canada and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. You can reach us at 1-902-429-2480 during business hours. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance outside of business hours, the emergency after-hours number for the U.S. Embassy is 1-902-429-2480, extension 1. Our e-mail address is Halifax-ACS@state.gov.
State Department – Consular Affairs (888)407-4747 or (202)501-4444
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