Articles on Legal Themes

Victims of cyberbullying and unwanted sharing of intimate images now have options for dealing with those who want to harm them.

Nova Scotians can now access supports, and alternatives to criminal prosecution under the province’s Intimate Images and Cyber-Protection Act.  The new law came into effect on July 5, 2018.

Victims and parents can also seek a protection order for alleged offenders to stop, take down a webpage or prohibit further contact with the victim. They may also seek compensation.

We have a great opportunity to double your donation before December 15! A LISNS donor will match any new donor contribution up to $4000 (including those who have not donated in the last 3 years). This is key to LISNS meeting our ambitious goal of raising over $35,000 to enable the continued provision of core services while innovating, evolving and expanding our offerings to those seeking access to justice. Now is the perfect time to re-engage and make your contribution go further, please feel free to:

What do fountains, wheels, volcanoes, mines and snakes have in common? They are all fireworks! Fireworks are an exciting, spectacular and fun way to celebrate special events. However, they can also be dangerous.  It is important to use fireworks safely, and to be aware of laws that apply.