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Mass Casualty Commission – Terms and Conditions

Providing content in Canada's official languages

The Mass Casualty Commission aims to provide all content in English and French. When there is no obligation to provide information in both official languages, content may be available in one official language only.

Purpose of this website

The Mass Casualty Commission has a mandate to carry out a public inquiry, in accordance with Part I of the Inquiries Act of Canada and the Public Inquiries Act of Nova Scotia, into the mass casualty that took place in Nova Scotia on April 18 and 19, 2020.

In connection with that mandate, the Mass Casualty Commission is making this website available for the purpose of informing the public about the Mass Casualty Commission and its work.

For more information on the Mass Casualty Commission’s mandate, please see:

Caution

Information within this website may be disturbing or upsetting for some people. 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.

Accuracy of information

The Mass Casualty Commission will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the information that it provides through this website related to its mandate and processes is timely and accurate. In certain circumstances, portions of the Mass Casualty Commission’s mandate may be carried out in private and it may decline to make public certain portions of evidence it receives when considered in the public interest to do so. This website should not be considered to be a complete record of the ongoing work of the Mass Casualty Commission.

The Mass Casualty Commission is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information provided by others, including evidence that it receives and makes available through the website for information only.

Linking to external websites

The Mass Casualty Commission is not responsible for the accuracy, currency or reliability of the content on external websites, including those to our social media accounts. The Mass Casualty Commission does not offer any guarantee in that regard and is not responsible for the information found through these links, nor does it endorse the sites and their content.

The information offered on external websites may be available only in the language(s) used by the sites in question. With respect to privacy, visitors should research the privacy policies of these non-government websites before providing personal information.

Ownership and usage of content provided on this site

Materials on this website were produced and/or compiled for the purpose of providing the public with access to information about the Mass Casualty Commission. You may use and reproduce the materials as follows:

Non-commercial reproduction

Unless otherwise specified you may reproduce the materials in whole or in part for non-commercial purposes (including news reporting), and in any format, without charge or further permission, provided you do the following:

  • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • Indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced, as well as the author (where available); and
  • Indicate that the reproduction is a copy of the version available at [URL where original document is available].

Commercial reproduction

Unless otherwise specified, you may not reproduce materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution without prior written permission from the Mass Casualty Commission. To obtain permission to reproduce materials please contact: info@masscasualtycommission.ca

Some of the content on this site, including evidence and exhibits, may be subject to the copyright of another party. Where information has been produced or copyright is not held by the Mass Casualty Commission, the materials may be protected under the Copyright Act, and international agreements.

Trademark notice

The symbols of the Mass Casualty Commission, including the logo and wordmark, may not be reproduced, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes (other than news reporting where such purpose is plain and clear), without prior written authorization. To obtain permission to reproduce materials please contact: info@masscasualtycommission.ca

Accessibility

The Mass Casualty Commission is committed to achieving a high standard of accessibility as defined in the Web Accessibility Initiative. In the event of difficulty using our Web pages, please contact us for assistance or to obtain alternative formats. Contact: info@masscasualtycommission.ca

Privacy

For information on privacy in connection with your use of the website, please refer to our Privacy Statement.

Inquiries About This Website

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this information please contact us by emailing info@masscasualtycommission.ca

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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