On July 23rd, 2016, as part of the Africville Reunion, Rickcola Brinton, Halifax Youth Office, attended an African Nova Scotian Resource event. This event was attended by a number of different organizations that offer services to the African Nova Scotian community. Rickcola is pictured here with Carlos Beals, who is a Senior Outreach Worker with […]
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Anne Malick, QC has been appointed as Acting Executive Director effective August 8th, 2016 as Nova Scotia Legal Aid undergoes the process of appointing the next Executive Director. Anne will be acting as ED on a part-time basis. The rest of the Executive team will continue to work with Anne and the Commission. The Executive […]
I am pleased to share with you that our Executive Director, Karen Hudson, QC, has been appointed as Deputy Minister of Justice effective August 8, 2016. This was made public today: http://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20160802007 Karen has been a tireless leader of the organization who inspired all who have worked with her and helped to revitalize NS Legal […]
If you have questions about Employment Insurance, please see: Employment Insurance which was just updated. You can also find other legal education materials under “Legal Information”.
Nova Scotia Legal Aid lawyers, staff and families took part in the Halifax Pride Parade held on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. We marched as part of the joint CBA NS and Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society float as well as with other organizations we work with in the community. Shown are photos of the team before […]
The application deadline for the Low Income Transit Pass Pilot Program has been extended to July 22, 2016. For details and a copy of the Application Form, please visit: http://www.halifax.ca/transit/LowIncomePass.php
Morgan Manzer, freshly invigorated from his attendance at Toronto Pride on the July 1st weekend, amped up his work with Halifax Pride in preparation for the Festival from July 14-24, 2016. A Staff Lawyer with Nova Scotia Legal Aid and Board member with Halifax Pride, Morgan is seen here with Mayor Mike Savage and Councillor […]
Nova Scotia Legal Aid is reaching out into communities with client-centered initiatives to improve access to justice for more Nova Scotians. This outreach includes support staff taking a leading role in proactive early intervention initiatives with a goal to connecting better with our communities and putting into motion the old adage that ‘an ounce of […]
In celebration and recognition of National Aboriginal Day, Nova Scotia Legal Aid pleased to share our Aboriginal Justice Strategy: AJ Strategy NSLA 2016-17
From May 17 to 20, 2016 Megan Longley, Service Delivery Director, attended the ‘HIV is Not a Crime National Training Academy’ in Huntsville, Alabama (www.hivisnotacrime.com ). Megan was asked by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (who arranged funding for the trip) to be part of the Canadian delegation made up of lawyers, academics and advocates […]