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The Public Navigator Program won the Canadian Bar Association - Nova Scotia Branch, (CBA-NS) 2016 Law Day Award.

It has been receiving both national and local recognition as a groundbreaking initiative which is viewed as:

  • helping self-represented individuals in the Canadian justice system through the provision of legal information and resources by trained community volunteers;
  • fostering greater public understanding of the Canadian justice system;
  • encouraging and promoting access to justice; and
  • informing and educating the public about the courts, the justice system and the legal profession.

The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia’s, Public Navigator Project, has the support of the Chief Justice of Nova Scotia and the Supreme Court judges of Nova Scotia General Division in addition to the court administrators at the 10 regional Justice Centres.