Articles on Legal Themes

On November 19, 2020, CBC Information Morning's Steve Sutherland interviewed a Nova Scotia youth and Legal Info Nova Scotia's Nicole Slaunwhite about consumer fraud and tips to protect yourself. Listen to the interview here.

Although all human rights laws prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, racism is still a daily and painful lived reality in Canada.  Racism violates human rights.  We must all speak out and take action against anti-Black racism, and racism in all its forms, wherever and whenever it happens.  

April 16 2020 is National Advance Care Planning Day.  It is a day for Canadians to speak with family members and friends about their wishes for end-of-life care, and to then do their personal directive. 

A personal directive is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself and those who care about you. You must make your personal directive while you can still make decisions for yourself. You might not be able to make health care decisions for yourself at some time in the future. A personal directive can help to make sure that you get the care you want. It can help the people who care about you by letting them know what kinds of care you want.

Go here when you are ready to do your personal directive.