Updates on COVID-19 & the Courts

Public health officials in Nova Scotia are working closely with their counterparts across the country to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Canada.


In June, the Nova Scotia Courts began expanding the services available during the pandemic, including allowing some in-person hearings if they can be done safely and in accordance with public health directives.


To help with this transition, the Court Recovery Committee released a Recovery Plan outlining the safety strategies and protocols that have been put in place since June 1, 2020, such as enhanced cleaning, physical distancing in courtrooms and public court spaces, and screening at all courthouses. LEARN MORE >>