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HINTS AND TIPS FROM THE PROTHONOTARY - REGISTRAR

CAROLINE McINNES
December 2018

My contact information is as follows:
            phone: 902-424-8962
            fax: 902-424-0524
            email: Caroline.McInnes@courts.ns.ca OR PROTHONOTARYHFX@courts.ns.ca

Supreme Court Liaison Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Supreme Court Liaison Committee will be held on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

The Committee includes Justices of the Supreme Court, private and public sector lawyers (practising both criminal and civil law), the prothonotary and a representative of court services. 

Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Darryl Wilson Retires

The Hon. Darryl W. Wilson, a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division) is retiring after 33 years on the Bench: http://courts.ns.ca/News_of_Courts/JusticeWilsonRetires.htm

Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Beryl MacDonald Retires

The Hon. Beryl A. MacDonald, a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Family Division) is retiring from the Bench on Nov. 30: http://www.courts.ns.ca/News_of_Courts/JusticeBerylMacDonaldRetires.htm

Eagle Feathers in the Nova Scotia Courts

Individuals appearing in the Nova Scotia Courts now have the option to take legal affirmations with a sacred eagle feather: http://www.courts.ns.ca/News_of_Courts/EagleFeathersinNSCourts.htm

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court announces retirement

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia announced today that he will retire from the Bench, effective May 1, 2019: http://www.courts.ns.ca/documents/RetirementRelease_Kennedy.pdf

The Hon. Michael MacDonald, Chief Justice of NS, receives Honorary Degree from CBU

The Hon. Michael MacDonald, Chief Justice of NS, received an Honorary Degree from Cape Breton University at its 2018 Fall Convocation: https://www.cbu.ca/news-events/story/cbu-to-celebrate-great-leadership-with-honorary-degrees/

Justice Suzanne M. Hood retires from Nova Scotia Supreme Court

The Hon. Suzanne M. Hood, Justice of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, has retired after 23 years on the Bench: http://courts.ns.ca/News_of_Courts/JusticeHoodRetires.htm

Notice from the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has made changes that will affect how you file with the Court, including updating its list of Supreme Court of Canada cases litigants can refer to without including them in their Book of Authorities.

UPDATED (November 2018)

Notice from the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Liaison Committee

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