Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

Judge Benton & Legal Aid Colleagues

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.

Government Enhances Workplace Support Program

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 […]

Executive Director Position – CoSA Canada

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 […]

Service Delivery Director Appointed

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 […]

Nova Scotia’s Special Court for Opioid Addicts

Nova Scotia Legal Aid has been an interested and supporting partner in the creation of the Court Monitored Drug Treatment Program and is working toward its expansion. Please find the story of one participant here: Participant Story. Ms. MacPherson’s story demonstrates what inter-governmental and community cooperation can achieve. NSLA is very proud to be involved […]

Service Delivery Director – Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission (NSLAC) is currently accepting applications for the position of Service Delivery Director (SDD). A copy of the position description can be found at:  SDD Position Description Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) delivers quality legal services to qualified applicants in the three core areas of criminal, family and social justice […]

Executive Director Appointed

Announcement Executive Director – Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission I am pleased to advise you that, effective December 14th, 2016, Megan Longley has been appointed Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission. Megan graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1994 and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1995. She joined NSLA […]