Pictured below are some of the NSLA Bears in support of Bear Witness Day on May 10, 2019. Further details regarding this great initiative can be found at: https://fncaringsociety.com/BearWitness
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Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) is pleased to announce its recent hire of Charnell Brooks as our first African Nova Scotian Social Worker (ASW). In this new role as the ASW, Charnell will be responsible for the delivery of social work services to our African Nova Scotian clients. Charnell will provide social work expertise to […]
Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) is pleased to announce its recent hire of Nora MacIntosh in a new role for NSLA as a Social Justice Support Worker (SJSW) for the Cape Breton region. The SJSW will play a significant role in delivering legal information to communities and clients and assisting clients navigating housing and income […]
We are pleased to announce that George Ash has been appointed as the Chair of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission effective March 30, 2019. George has been a Commission Board member since May 1, 2012. George Ash (B.Kin, B.Ed., LL.B.) is a Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Group with BOYNECLARKE LLP. George […]
The Equity and Racial Diversity Committee (ERDC) on behalf of Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) welcomes the report of Dr. Scot Wortley on Halifax street checks. The profound results show that African Nova Scotian males are grossly over-represented in the street check data. Dr. Wortley in summarizing his findings, stated as follows: Personally, after years […]
We are pleased to share the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission’s 2019-2020 Business Plan: NSLAC 2019-2020 Business Plan. The Business Plan can also be found in Legal Aid Publications under the About Us tab.
Are you looking join our team? Check out our new Careers page for current employment opportunities: https://www.nslegalaid.ca/careers/
The Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association has launched a YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/judgesincanadalesjugesaucanada) and below is an excerpt from their web page regarding the new educational videos available. ——————– A critical piece in maintaining, preserving and enhancing the Canadian system of justice is educating the public. This is also one of the objectives of the Canadian […]
For help with heating costs this winter, the following programs are available to Nova Scotia families: Nova Scotia Heating Assistance Rebate Program: https://beta.novascotia.ca/apply-heating-assistance-rebate-heating-assistance-rebate-program The Salvation Army – The Good Neighbour Energy Fund: https://salvationarmy.ca/maritime/home/programs/gnef/?_ga=2.27593212.1508439806.1543591095-1295702875.1543591095
In October 2018, 15 self-represented litigants (SRLs) and 45 justice system representatives took part in facilitated plenary discussions, small working group discussions focused on specific issues related to SRLs and the justice system, listened to panels presented by both SRLs and justice system insiders, and attended small networking events. Below is a copy of the […]