Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

Social Justice Support Worker Position – Sydney

NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION SOCIAL JUSTICE SUPPORT WORKER   Available Position: Contract Location: 401-15 Dorchester Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia Salary: PR 4 ($43,029 to $52,733) Closing Date: Friday, August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm Who we are: Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission (NSLAC) delivers legal aid services throughout the Province, providing some level of […]

COVID-19 & Physical Opening of Nova Scotia Legal Aid Offices

The offices of Nova Scotia Legal Aid are now being staffed during regular business hours and limited in-person client service has resumed. We ask that you continue to apply online or by telephone if possible. If someone is unable to access service in these ways, they are welcome to attend the nearest office to apply. […]

Statement by Nova Scotia Legal Aid on Black Lives Matter Movement

  Statement by Nova Scotia Legal Aid on Black Lives Matter Movement   Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) acknowledges the triggering of pain, anger, frustration and trauma for African Nova Scotian communities and people of African descent worldwide from the recent traumatic deaths in the Unites States of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and, in Canada, […]

Need Help Adjourning a Halifax or Dartmouth Provincial Court Date?

Current circumstances have led to the closure of Provincial Courts for all but urgent and essential matters. Effective June 1, 2020, the Provincial Court will permit some in-custody trials and in-custody preliminary inquiries to proceed in-person for urgent and essential matters, where all public health directives can be followed. For individuals not in custody, all […]

May 5 Update re NSLA Services

        May 5, 2020   Dear NSLA Clients, Applicants, Community Partners & Stakeholders: RE:          NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID SERVICES As a result of enhanced directives from the Province of Nova Scotia and the state of emergency, Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) Offices are closed to the public. We are providing the updated […]