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Kristen Beaton was identified as one of the victims of the shootings by the Victoria Order of Nurses. In a statement on its website, the VON said, “Beaton was a Continuing Care Assistant, and a young wife and mother. Kristen Beaton was a continuing care assistant and a young wife and mother. “Kristen began work with VON nearly six years ago and, like Heather, was a caring and compassionate member of the VON team,” the statement continues.
In a statement, the Nova Scotia General Employees Union (NSGEU) said Beaton was a continuing care assistant for five years.
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Beaton, from Truro, Nova Scotia, is survived by her husband and young son, according to her Facebook page. Her husband, Nick Beaton, wrote a Facebook message asking for people to remember her by supporting health care workers fighting against COVID-19:
We need to be her voice now. So please for Kristen’s sake protect the ones who are protecting us. She cried every day before and every day after work scared to bring this COVID home to her son she loved more than I could even imagine anyone could love one person..this wouldn’t of changed the outcome of yesterday but she wouldn’t of been stressed to the max just doing a job she truly loved. So if there’s something you want to do for her, us her coworkers be Kristen Beaton voice and get the workers their PPE to protect themselves.
Nick Beaton included a link to Project Frontlines, a group helping nurses and health care providers in Nova Scotia.
Penny Marchbank wrote on Facebook, “A beautiful human being was lost yesterday and this community will never be the same. This family was the most amazing neighbors, and those of us close to them have watched them marry, start a family and settle into wonderful family life. … Kristen Beaton, however, will live on with all of the wonderful things she has done in her short lifetime and the thousands of lives she has effected in so many loving and wonderful ways. She was an amazing mother, wife daughter and had so many friends who looked out for her and loved her completely.”
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“She dedicated her working life to caring for Nova Scotia’s most vulnerable,” the statement reads. “She was killed on the job, doing this critical work during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
In the aftermath of her loss, The NSGEU says Beaton’s husband is advocating for proper protections and equipment for all of the coworkers who remain on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Her union family will offer any and all support we are able to during this difficult time. Please keep Kristen and her loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.”
Nova Scotia Mass shooting Victim Kristen Beaton
Kristen Beaton was identified as one of the victims of the shootings by the Victoria Order of Nurses. In a statement on its website, the VON said, “Beaton was a Continuing Care Assistant, and a young wife and mother. Kristen began work with VON nearly six years ago and like Heather, was a caring and compassionate member of the VON team.”
The VON’s president and CEO, Jo-Anne Poirier, added, “All of our frontline care providers are heroes. Yesterday, two of those heroes, Heather O’Brien and Kristen Beaton, were taken from their families, and from VON. We mourn their loss, and we mourn for their families.” Like O’Brien, Beaton was on her way to work when she was killed.
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