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Public Proceedings

Webcast Participant Consultation: Justice-Related Organizations, Participant Presentation

September 15, 2022 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Primary site location:

Proceedings are virtual.

Watch the webcast or listen to live audio by calling 1-877-385-4099 (toll-free) and entering code 1742076, followed by the # sign.

Share your suggestions for change to help inform the Commission's final report and recommendations to help make our communities safer. 



  • Participant Consultations: Justice-related organizations
    • Attendees:
      • Meghan McDermott, Policy Director BCCLA
      • Sheila Wildeman, Co-Chair, ECPJS
      • Harry Critchley, Co-Chair, ECPJS
      • Hayley Crichton, Executive Director of Public Safety and Security with the Department of Justice, Nova Scotia
  • Participant PresentationA representative from Avalon Sexual Assault Centre will present insights from community engagement sessions with individuals from marginalized communities who had interactions with the perpetrator, including their recommendations for building safer communities in Nova Scotia.


  • Visit the calendar for the proceedings schedule.
  • View the documents section for Research, Foundational Documents and Additional Exhibits that are entered into evidence during proceedings.
  • To learn more about the Commission's third and final phase of work, visit the frequently asked questions page.
  • All timing, agendas, format and schedules are subject to change and will be updated here as required.


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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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