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The independent public inquiry created to examine the April 18-19, 2020 mass casualty in Nova Scotia and to provide meaningful recommendations to help make communities safer in the future.

Public proceedings are adjourned. 

Share your suggestions for change by Friday, October 7th for the Commissioners to consider as they focus on the final report. 

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What does the Commission's third and final phase of work include? See the answers to frequently asked questions. 

Share your suggestions for change

The Commission wants to hear from you about ways we can strengthen community safety.

Documents, Reports and Source Materials

Read and review Foundational Documents, source materials, research and Commissioned Reports.

The content on this website will be updated throughout the inquiry.

Content Warning: The following video contains scenes including the discharging of firearms causing death. There is a “quick exit” button at the top of the website if you need it, and Wellness Supports are also listed.

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