The Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association struck a Covid-19 Task Force in Nova Scotia, to advance and hopefully address our concerns about the administration of civil justice in the province, given the pandemic and its impact on the civil cases.


The report and supporting documents were sent to:
The Hon. Chief Justice Deborah Smith
The Hon. Mark Furey, Minister of Justice & Candace Thomas, Deputy Minister of Justice
Tilly Pillay and Carrie Ricker, Executive Director and President of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society
Bob Carter - Chair, Court Liaison Committee
Ernest Gittens - President - APTLA


Here are links to the report and supporting documents:
Report of the NS Covid-19 Task Force
Endorsement of ON Superior Court, April 29, 2020
Sample Orders of Pennsylvania Courts
Sample Orders of Illinois Courts
Sample Orders of Alabama Courts