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Judiciary launches mentorship program for African Nova Scotian and Indigenous lawyers

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 @ 7:12 AM | By Donalee Moulton

The current issue of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society e-newsletter includes a small announcement about a new mentorship initiative. However, there is nothing small about the intent of the program or its potential impact on the legal community in Nova Scotia.

Chief Justice Michael MacDonald, Nova Scotia Court of AppealThe Nova Scotia Judicial Mentorship Initiative for African Nova Scotian and Indigenous Lawyers will take successful candidates behind closed judiciary doors and introduce them firsthand to life and work in the province’s courts.

“It should involve demystifying...