Coronavirus update 24, May 8 2020 | provincial opening plan, making walking and biking safer during covid, hfxalert, more

Today the province reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 46. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. The tragedy at Northwood is real and horrible and I feel so badly for all the families, residents, and staff who are impacted. Only one new case was identified on Thursday, May 7. So we are getting closer and closer to phase 1 of reopening the Province. While I speculated that schools read more


Coronavirus Update 23, May 6 2020 | What reopening might look like,a innovation district, a message from Canada’s mayors, parks update, more

This update was posted in the afternoon of May 6, 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. Another sunny day in Halifax and the trends continue downwards with new and active COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia. We are not out of the woods yet but things read more


Coronavirus Update 22, May 4 2020 | parks this weekend, 1029 Tower Road news, walking and biking update, more

This update was posted in the afternoon of May 4, 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. For the most part, residents appear to have maintained social distancing over the weekend with the parks newly reopened.   Some places saw too many folks driving to them, and read more


Coronavirus update 21, May 1, 2020 | Thoughts with our neighbours in the CAF and their families, SOE update, more

This update was posted in the afternoon of May 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. I grew up in a Navy family and know what it feels like to see a loved one sail away hoping they would stay safe & come back read more


Coronavirus Update 20, April 29 2020 | trends are good, but stay home for now, municipal funding, ag jobs, more

This update was posted in the afternoon of April 29, 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. Short update today, as I only put one out yesterday, and there is not much that has changed yet. There were 20 reported positive results today and sadly read more


Coronavirus update 19, April 28, 2020 | regional council, student moving day, wage subsidy, more

This update was posted in the morning of April 28, 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. Hi all, sorry for the delay in this newsletter. I was pretty flat out yesterday and just couldn’t get to a newsletter before I stopped for the day.  read more


Coronavirus update 18, April 24 2020 | Online vigil, commercial rent assistance, more

This update was posted in the afternoon of April 24, 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. Online vigil A vigil, Nova Scotia Remembers, is being held tonight at 7:00 pm to honour those we lost. Visit http://heartcolchester.ca to participate virtually. Condolences can be made by visiting http://novascotia.ca/condolences Reach read more


Coronavirus update 17, April 22 2020 A message about expanded testing, impact grant deadline, summer programs, more

This update was posted in the evening of April 22, 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. The last few days have been some of the most difficult I have ever experienced. It is ok to cry, to be sad, to be angry, to be read more


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 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. 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 read more


Coronavirus update 15, April 17, 2020 | State of Emergency extended, CERB, economic outlook, more

Today marks the end of week five of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia and we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Dr Strang said today that while things are trending in the right direction, in part due to early interventions and closures, Nova Scotians will not yet seeing a loosening of restrictions, though we may see that in a week or two. We need more time to make sure we have planked the curve. While we are looking read more