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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 […]

Do you Need Advice on Obtaining a Peace Bond?

Obtaining a Peace Bond       Do you need advice on obtaining a peace bond? Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) is committed to assisting people applying for peace bond orders.  A peace bond is a court order to stay away from a person(s) or property and is issued by a Judge or Justice of […]

NS Legal Aid Commission 2017-23 Strategic Plan

The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission is pleased to share its 2017-23 Strategic Plan (SP). The SP was recently updated by the Commission for the 2020-23 fiscal years. This Plan continues to prioritize client-focused goals for improved and more accessible service as well as system-focused goals to better support the work of Nova Scotia Legal […]

Updated Information About EI/CERB & COVID-19

Employment Insurance/Canada Emergency Response Benefit & COVID-19 Updated 04/20/20 During the COVID-19 public health crisis, Nova Scotia Legal Aid continues to provide legal services to individuals regarding Employment Insurance (EI) matters. Current clients and new applicants may suddenly be facing a loss of income and have questions relating to accessing regular or sickness Employment Insurance […]

Mental Health & Addictions Resources

NOVA SCOTIA MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS RESOURCES Below is a list of telephone and online mental health resources available to Nova Scotians. Please note that not all resources may be listed as this list was created only from information shared by the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia (https://www.mentalhealthns.ca/) or  from the Nova Scotia Health […]

Questions About EI/CERB & COVID-19?

Employment Insurance/Canada Emergency Response Benefit & COVID-19 During the COVID-19 public health crisis, Nova Scotia Legal Aid continues to provide legal services to individuals regarding Employment Insurance (EI) matters. Current clients and new applicants may suddenly be facing a loss of income and have questions relating to accessing regular or sickness Employment Insurance Benefits, or […]