The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission is seeking nominations for the 2017 Community Leadership Award. Criteria and information regarding the Award can be found below. Please note the deadline for nominations is May 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2017 Community Leadership Award Community Leadership Anyone (including employees […]
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We are thrilled to advise that Samuel Moreau, Manager of our Port Hawkesbury Office, and Rickcola Brinton, Manager of our Halifax Youth Office, have both been appointed Judges of the Provincial and Family Court. Details are here: Press Release Congratulations to Judge Moreau and Judge Brinton for these truly well-deserved appointments!
Below please find a link to the March 27, 2017 CBC News article which outlines the case which Vincent Calderhead, Nova Scotia Legal Aid, will be taking to the Court of Appeal: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/income-social-assistance-sparks-department-community-services-leaf-legal-aid-1.4042487
Pictured below are NSLA colleagues with Judge Benton following her Robing Ceremony on March 24th, 2017. Legal Aid is so proud of our colleague, who was the former Manager of our Bridgewater Office, in becoming the first Mi’kmaq woman appointed to the Bench.
CBC Radio: Recording in Spryfield! Tuesday, March 28th, 7 pm at Captain Spry Library If you’ve struggled to make ends meet, CBC Radio’s Bob Murphy is coming to the library in Spryfield hoping to hear from you. Costs have gone up – so what happens when your monthly budget can’t keep up with it? […]
Department of Community Services February 28, 2017 1:33 PM ________________________________________ Nova Scotians with disabilities now have more support to stay in the workforce with enhancements to the Workplace Support Program. Now people will have access to even more types of technical aids and assistive devices. Technical aids include things like office furniture modifications, speech recognition […]
Job Description | February 2017 Overview As an experienced leader, you will work with the Board of Directors to determine strategic vision, priorities, and policies for our organization. You will lead the development of strategic partnerships with government, law enforcement, mental health, and other public sector organizations. You will also lead fund development activities to […]
I am very pleased to announce that Charlene Moore has accepted the position of Service Delivery Director (SDD). Charlene has a history of demonstrated leadership both at NSLA and in her community. I am confident her commitment to NSLA and to social justice in the broadest sense will serve the Commission well in this new […]