Browse below to find out about some of Legal Info Nova Scotia's recent innovative initiatives providing Nova Scotians with practical help to deal with everyday legal problems.

Members of the media please contact Heather de Berdt Romilly at [email protected] with any questions about these initiatives, or with questions about Legal Info Nova Scotia generally. 

We also have a list of Nova Scotia lawyers who have agreed to speak with the media on legal topics in their primary practice areas, so please get in touch if you need a contact on a particular legal issue and we will try to help.

  • Make your personal directive

    May 4, 2020 Halifax Examiner article, "Don't wait til you're on a ventilator, making wills and directives", by Philip Moscovitch April 16, 2020 CBC News article, "Halifax parents rethink end-of-life decisions because of COVID-19", by Elizabeth Read More
  • Dividing family property when a relationship ends

    February 6, 2020 CBC Maritime Noon: Listen to Nicholas LeBlanc, one of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia's Legal Information Line Counsellors, talk about various laws relating to common law relationships, how family property Read More
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    5 year Justice Canada funded project in partnership with the NS Human Rights Commission Read More
  • Reforming Justice

    Reforming Justice  by Heather de Berdt Romilly, Executive Director of the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS),  February 1, 2019, Chronicle Herald 'Commentary: Lawyers Develop Tools to help citizens avoid legal trouble'.  I was very interested Read More
  • LISNS co-recipient of IWK Board Community Excellence Award

    LISNS co-recipient of IWK Board Community Excellence Award Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 (Halifax, NS) – The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) is honoured to be the co-recipient with McInnes Cooper of the 2018 IWK Board of Directors’ Award for Community Excellence, for Read More
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