The Nova Scotia Courts recognize that live webcasts of court proceedings are a proven way to help educate the public about the legal system. Since 2008, the Nova Scotia Courts have livestreamed dozens of matters — mostly appeals, sentencing decisions and certification hearings in class action lawsuits. To access the archived videos, please visit the Courts' Vimeo Page. 

Copyright and Re-broadcasting Webcasts

The webcasts of court proceedings may not be broadcast or re-broadcast by embedding them in another website or by any other means. However, portions of the webcasts (audio and video) may be re-broadcast as part of conventional news coverage. Hyperlinks to the live  webcast page and the page of archived videos on the Courts of Nova Scotia website are permitted. 

Nova Scotia Courts Copyright Policy

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Rule re: Webcasting and the Use of Cameras during Proceedings

Upcoming Webcasts

What: State of the Courts Address

When: 1:00 p.m. AST, Friday, May 26, 2023


Nova Scotia State of the Courts Address - May 26, 2023

The State of the Courts is an opportunity to teach the public about the role of the Judiciary as the Third Branch of Government and the accompanying requirement for judicial independence. It is also an opportunity to highlight our access to justice, community engagement and other special initiatives of the Courts, and to renew our commitment to building a more efficient, effective and accessible justice system.

Robing Ceremony - Judge Jill Hartlen

Robing Ceremony - Judge Jill Hartlen - May 12, 2023

Robing Ceremony - Judge Bronwyn Duffy

Robing Ceremony - Judge Bronwyn Duffy - May 12, 2023

Robing Ceremony - Judge Kelly J. Serbu

Robing Ceremony - Judge Kelly J. Serbu - May 5, 2023

Therapeutic Justice: A Nova Scotia Lens

The Third Atlantic Problem-Solving Courts Conference


CRH-498639 - Her Majesty the Queen Vs. William Michael Sandeson (Thursday, April 20, 2023 – Nova Scotia Supreme Court)