Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

Gordon Blackmore & Shanisha Grant – Halifax Today Article – “Meet the lawyer helping black communities reclaim their land”

Below is a link to the above-noted article wherein Gordon Blackmore, Halifax Land Title Office, talks about the land title representation that he and Shanisha Grant, Dartmouth Land Title Office, are providing in the communities of North Preston, East Preston, Cherry Brook, Lincolnville, and Summerville. https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/meet-the-lawyer-helping-black-communities-reclaim-their-land-1583894

NSLA Social Justice Support Worker Provides Help in Cape Breton

Below is a link to a Cape Breton Post article regarding Nova Scotia Legal Aid’s Social Justice Support Worker in Cape Breton.  https://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/legal-aid-hires-cape-breton-support-worker-311763/#.XNxjPeSPbgk.facebook For more information, please listen to the Cape Breton CBC Information Morning interview with Nora MacIntosh, Social Justice Support Worker, at the link below. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/programs/informationmorningcapebreton/cape-breton-s-first-ever-legal-aid-social-justice-support-worker-1.5139989 Get in touch for social justice help […]

Chair – Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

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 […]

Statement from the NSLA Equity and Racial Diversity Committee on Halifax Street Checks Report by Dr. Scot Wortley

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 […]