Federal legislation makes it legal for Canadians to enjoy cannabis in the privacy of their homes. That legislation, however, does not necessarily offer privacy protection for cannabis purchasers. Legal experts have raised concerns that credit card data may not be stored in this country and may be accessible to prying eyes in other countries.
For lawyers looking to hang out their shingle in Nova Scotia, the process has become longer, more involved and, according to the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, much better.
For the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, diversity is more than a buzzword. “It is absolutely critical that the public-interest regulator of the legal profession be a leader and promoter of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession,” says executive director Tilly Pillay.
For the first time in almost three decades, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society has a new executive director. Lawyers in the province can expect new leadership and a new legal landscape.