Coronavirus update 10, April 3, 2020 | property tax due date, how eviction works & more

This update was posted morning of April 3, 2020. The situation is changing by the hour. Please check the Canada, Nova 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 Response, Individuals & Families, Business as well as Links to Resources including key social media to follow. Today I’m writing to you with news about Halifax Regional Council, property tax due date, to defer or not defer, COVID-19 police stats, my amazing colleagues at HRM, and the provincial read more


open letter to employees of the Halifax Regional Municipality

Dear colleagues, A heartfelt open letter to employees of the Halifax Regional Municipality: These are stressful times. We know staff are working harder than ever at keeping Halifax running. You are keeping our residents informed, served and safe. We value you and your efforts and we are conscious of the impact on you and your families. COVID-19 has changed the way we interact, changed our economy and is changing the way our municipality functions. It will take time to figure read more


Coronavirus Update 9, April 1 2020 – new resource website, CERB application dates up, parks really are closed

This update was posted afternoon of April 1, 2020. The situation is changing by the hour. Please check the Canada, Nova 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 Response, Individuals & Families, Business as well as Links to Resources including key social media to follow. Hello all! Another short update today. I’ll get to the reasons for that. First I have to remind folks that in my earliest updates I said: “to be effective, it will read more


Coronavirus Update #8 – March 30, 2020 | Community Spread confirmed, stay out of parks, we can smooth the curve, more.

Photo from a home on Tower Road contributed by Thea Smith. This update was posted morning of March 30, 2020. The situation is changing by the hour. Please check the Canada, Nova Scotia and Halifax websites for the most up to date information. This update supplements previous updates and will be replaced by a new web resource by Wednesday. Hi folks, very short update today.  I’m going to be reformatting all the information I’ve collected to as a one stop microsite, and that is eating up read more


Coronavirus Update 7 – March 27, 2020 | Updates for landlords, tenants as well resources for our community

This update was posted afternoon of March 27, 2020. The situation is changing by the hour. Please check the Canada, Nova Scotia and Halifax websites for the most up to date information, and follow the social media links below. This update should be read in addition to the update of March 20, 2020 , March 23, 2020 and March 25, 2020 Between hitting send and now (5:09pm) Nova Scotia announced a small business rent-deferral program for small business operators who were forced to close under the read more