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1Legal Help
Looking for legal information? Puzzled by the maze of legal resources in Nova Scotia and don't know where to start? We'll help you navigate! Call our Legal Information Line at 1 800 665-9779 or 902-455-3135 to get free legal information.…

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2LISNS News
LFO Logo The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) is proud to announce that it has been awarded funding, in the amount of $100,000, from the Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) Access to Justice Fund to undertake a two year 'Public Legal Education in Nova Scotia (PLENS) Project' to improve access…

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Heather and Nicholas The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) has moved! We are delighted to announce we are now co-located with L'Association des juristes d'expression française de la Nouvelle-Écosse (AJEFNE)  to better deliver legal information services to Nova Scotians.…

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4Legal Info Topics
If you are Black in Canada – it is likely you have experienced racism in all areas of your life. Race continues to be a significant issue of Canadian society. Race creates and continues to sustain inequalities for African Canadians. Whether racism is upfront and in your face, such as name calling, o…

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5 Job opportunity
The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) is currently accepting applications for a full-time Legal Information Provider position. You must show a strong commitment to access to justice, and have an ability to work collaboratively to build on LISNS role as a key legal triage and referral…

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About LISNS

The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (or LISNS) is a charitable, not-for-profit organization. We have been providing Nova Scotians with easy to understand information and resources about the law for 35 years.

LISNS' staff and volunteers believe easy access to information about the law is fundamental to a fair justice system. Quite simply, it's why and what we do!

If you need legal information - see "I have a legal question" for general information, or call the Legal Information Line for more specific info.

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