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The independent Commission into the April 2020 Nova Scotia Mass Casualty

About The Commission

The Mass Casualty Commission is an independent public inquiry created to examine the April 18-19, 2020 mass casualty in Nova Scotia and to provide meaningful recommendations to help protect Canadians in the future.

The Commission is mandated to report its findings and make recommendations by November 2022.

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

COVID-19 Protocols

Health and safety are paramount. We are focused on the safety of our team members, all those participating in the Mass Casualty Commission, and the public.

Wellness Supports Available

The services listed may be contacted if you are in need of support.


Read about what the Commission has been directed to do.

The Commissioners

Meet the Commissioners conducting the Inquiry.


Find answers to frequently asked questions.

Some of the information within this website may be disturbing or upsetting for some visitors. This website deals with information about events that include gun and other violence, including gender-based violence and intimate partner violence. If you need to leave at any point, there is a “quick exit” button at the top of the website. This website also includes some suggested resources, should you be in need of support.

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