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politicsCharities seeking to influence Canadian society through political activities must be careful not to run afoul of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Activities as broad based as advocating for a higher minimum wage or more government funding for renewable energy may put you under scrutiny.1 This article gives general information about what is political and what is charitable activity, and about avoiding a political activity audit. 

healthNova Scotia's Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) sets out rules to protect the privacy of personal health information, and for the collection, use, disclosure, retention and destruction of personal health information.

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Have you been charged with a criminal offence? Are you going to court for the first time? It can be a very scary experience.  You may feel like you want to 'just get it over with'.  Stop!  If you've been charged with a crime you should see a lawyer to get legal advice as soon as possible.  You'll find information here about how to get legal help, going to Provincial Court, what happens in court and how to prepare for trial.