Coronavirus update 16, April 20 2020 | Be kind to each other

This update was posted in the afternoon of April 20, 2020. The situation is changing by the hour. Please check the CanadaNova Scotia and Halifax websites for the most up to date information.

You can also check out my COVID-19 resources, with information on current Government ResponseIndividuals & FamiliesBusiness as well as Links to Resources including key social media to follow.


I’m so sorry for everyone impacted by the tragedy yesterday. The news of the horrible tragedy yesterday would be hard to take at the best of times. Please know this is hard for everyone, and know it is ok to not feel ok. Be kind, be patient, and take care of each other.

Reach out to your loved ones and check on your neighbours. There are ways to get help if you need it. Find information on mental health support for Nova Scotians at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/mental-health or if you, or someone you know is in need of support, please contact Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-429-8167

The RCMP tweeted “we are touched by the outpouring from Nova Scotians wanting to honour Cst. Stevenson and the member injured. A condolence email has been set up and messages will be passed along to Cst. Stevenson’s family: RCMP.Condolences-Condoleances.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Out of respect for the tragic events Councillor Austin and I are going to delay our reddit AMA a week, to Monday, April 27, 3pm.

That’s it for today. Take care of each other.