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Turning the Tide Together – the final report of the Mass Casualty Commission, was released in Truro, Nova Scotia on March 30, 2023. Watch the remarks from the Commissioners.

Foundational Documents

Foundational Documents share the key facts and events leading up to, during and after the mass casualty.

Research and Commissioned Reports

Review research related to issues in the mandate and reports focused on key policy structures and lessons learned from previous mass casualties.


The details of the mandate provide the guidelines and boundaries for the Commission to proceed with its work.

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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