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Video of Leonard Flett presentation: The Blind Spots Created by National Pride

National Pride

On June 14 at Halifax Central Library, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs hosted the final public lecture in its Seven Deadly Sins series, which explored the personal and collective consequences of our thoughts and actions as we continue to grapple with age-old temptations.

ISANS Annual Report 2017-18: A Welcoming & Inclusive Province

On June 22, the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) released its Annual Report 2017-18, A Welcoming & Inclusive Province. The report shares stories of volunteers who generously give their time and energy, not only to ISANS programs, but to help create welcoming communities. Read their stories, get information about ISANS programs, stay informed with up to date facts and statistics, and more in this year’s report.

MISSING WILL: Carol Anne Keeler, Dartmouth

Seeking a missing will for Carol Anne Keeler, who was born in 1955 and passed away on May 29, 2018. Ms. Keeler lived at her apartment on Albert Street in Dartmouth for over 30 years, and was employed as a civilian Human Resources staff member with the Department of Defence at the Halifax Dockyards.

Lawyers with any information on the location or existence of a will are asked to please contact:

Crown attorneys appointed in Dartmouth, Sydney and Port Hawkesbury

The Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service recently announced the appointments of three new Crown attorneys: Nicole Campbell in Port Hawkesbury, Rochelle Palmer in Sydney and Bryson McDonald in Dartmouth.

Report from CIAJ's National Roundtable on Criminal Delays: “At the Intersection of Criminal Delays and Professional Ethics"

The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) has convened lawyers, judges, legal academics and key organizations to tackle the issue of delays in criminal proceedings in the aftermath of the Supreme Court of Canada's groundbreaking Jordan and Cody decisions. It was decided that a roundtable on criminal delays would be held in four different provinces.

BOYNECLARKE LLP welcomes Alexandria J. Barnes

June 18, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia: BOYNECLARKE LLP is pleased to announce and welcome Alexandria J. Barnes to the firm. Alexandria first joined BOYNECLARKE LLP as a summer student in 2016, then as an articled clerk in 2017/2018. Alexandria will practise as an Associate on our Business and Family Law teams.

Missing will: Dorothy Keyes Duhan, Halifax

Seeking missing will for Dorothy Keyes Duhan, born June 24, 1934, age 83. Her date of death was May 2, 2018, and she was a resident of Morris Street in Halifax.

The name of her lawyer, as well as the status of her will is unknown. Any information can be sent to Virginia Baker virginia.baker@ns.sympatico.ca

 

Missing will: Shirley Smith, New Glasgow

Seeking missing will for Shirley Smith, born December 17, 1931, age 84. Date of death was December 1, 2016. This will was prepared and notarized in 2004 when she resided on Grant Street in New Glasgow. Husband was Richard Smith (passed away 2001), daughters are Linda Hogan, Dianne Smith, Karen Marshall.

2018-2019 Business Plan: Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

On May 29, 2018, the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission released its 2018-2019 Business Plan, which can be found on its website: NS Legal Aid Commission 2018-2019 Business Plan.

The Business Plan can also be found in Legal Aid Publications under the About Us tab.

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