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Updates from the Commissioners, Community Notices, and other information about the progress of our work will be shared here throughout the inquiry.

Commission Updates

January 11, 2022

An Update from the Commissioners – January 11, 2022

This week’s update includes information about the Commission’s 2022 public proceedings schedule, expanded Foundational Document list and Commissioned Reports.

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Commission Updates

November 29, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – November 29, 2021

This week’s update includes information about recent community open houses, the ongoing work with Participants to review Foundational Documents, and a new Participation Addendum.

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Commission Updates

November 2, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – November 2, 2021

This week’s update includes information about a short survey inviting people to tell us how they would like to share their experience of the mass casualty, and two new Open House dates.

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Commission Updates

October 13, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – October 13, 2021

This week’s update includes information about the Commission’s adjusted proceedings schedule and a look ahead as we plan for gathering the broad impacts of the mass casualty.

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Commission Updates

September 16, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – September 16, 2021

This week’s update includes the recent Progress Update, the Commission’s Research Advisory Board, and what to expect at the upcoming Open Houses.

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Commission Updates

September 9, 2021

Virtual Progress Update – September 9, 2021

The Commissioners for the Mass Casualty Commission, the Honourable J. Michael MacDonald, Leanne J. Fitch (Ret. Police Chief, M.O.M.) and Dr. Kim Stanton, will provide a progress update on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 1 p.m. (ATL).

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Commission Updates

September 3, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – September 3, 2021

This update includes information on community site visits and mail, upcoming Open Houses, and livestream progress update from the Commissioners next week.

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Commission Updates

August 16, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – August 16, 2021

This update includes information regarding the Rules of Practice and Procedure shared on our website, receiving and preparing documents, and ongoing community outreach.

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Commission Updates

August 9, 2021

An Update from the Commissioners – August 9, 2021

This update includes information regarding ongoing introductory meetings with First Responders and service provider groups, Investigations and drafting of foundational documents, and ongoing community outreach.

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Commission Updates

July 16, 2021

An Update From The Commissioners – July 16, 2021

We are deeply engaged in building our own understanding of what happened leading up to and during the April 2020 mass casualty in Nova Scotia.

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Commission Updates

June 25, 2021

An Update From The Commissioners – June 25, 2021

We are making steady progress heading into the summer, applying the rigour and care needed to do our work responsibly and respectfully.

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Commission Updates

June 9, 2021

An Update From The Commissioners – June 9, 2021

Today we announced that our next public proceedings will take place between October 26, 2021, and December 10, 2021, at the Halifax Convention Centre and other venues in consultation with Participants. These proceedings will contribute to the fact-finding and policy aspects of our work, as we focus on what happened leading up to and during the events of the April 2020 mass casualty in Nova Scotia.

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