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New rules concerning drones come into effect June 1
Nathan Baker
Criminal lawyer Nathan Baker said it is likely there are a number of people who may not realize using their drone in a dangerous or unsafe way is a criminal offence.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 9:29 AM

The federal government has unveiled long-awaited rules on the use of drones, but a lawyer is saying it is surprising that there are no requirements for pilots to get insurance given the number of high-profile incidents where drones did damage to both people and property. ... [read more]

N.S. project seeks to make domestic violence court programs ‘more culturally responsive’

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 1:46 PM

The Nova Scotia government and numerous partners, including the Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network and the Elizabeth Fry Society, have come together to reshape and redefine services available to survivors of gender-based violence and their families. The initiative is believed to be a first in Canada, said Shannon Kerr, spokesperson for the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women. ... [read more]

Change in sentencing regime must come with pot legalization: lawyer Randolph_Piercey_top

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 11:55 AM

Sentencing for crimes involving marijuana should change now that the drug has been legalized, says a lawyer following a decision in which a judge cites a Bob Dylan classic in ruling that a Maritimer will not face jail for pot possession. ... [read more]