Articles on Legal Themes

September 30th is a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, in recognition of the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools. LISNS is closed for this new statutory holiday.  We encourage everyone to reflect on our treaty responsibilities today, including the Calls to Action   We are all treaty people, in peace and friendship.

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.