Webcasts

The Nova Scotia Courts recognize that live webcasts of court proceedings are a proven way to help educate the public about the legal system. Since 2008, the Nova Scotia Courts have livestreamed dozens of matters — mostly appeals, sentencing decisions and certification hearings in class action lawsuits. To access the archived videos, please visit the Courts' Vimeo Page. 

Copyright and Re-broadcasting Webcasts

The webcasts of court proceedings may not be broadcast or re-broadcast by embedding them in another website or by any other means. However, portions of the webcasts (audio and video) may be re-broadcast as part of conventional news coverage. Hyperlinks to the live  webcast page and the page of archived videos on the Courts of Nova Scotia website are permitted. 

Nova Scotia Courts Copyright Policy

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Rule re: Webcasting and the Use of Cameras during Proceedings


Upcoming Webcasts

Robing Ceremony for The Hon. Judge Alonzo C. Wright

When: 3 p.m. AST, Friday, May 17, 2024
Where: Halifax Provincial Court, 5250 Spring Garden Rd.


 

 
 

Swearing in Ceremony Nova Scotia Supreme Court Family Div

Nova Scotia Supreme Courts Family Division Swearing in Ceremony for Associate Chief Justice R.Lester Jesudason, Justice Christine Doucet, and Justice Terrance Sheppard.

CAC-521672 - Harry Arthur Cope v. His Majesty the King - am

CAC-521672 - Harry Arthur Cope v. His Majesty the King (Respondent) and Aboriginal Legal Services (Intervenor) (February 13, 2024 - Nova Scotia Court of Appeal - Morning session)

CAC-521672 - Harry Arthur Cope v. His Majesty the King - pm

CAC-521672 - Harry Arthur Cope v. His Majesty the King (Respondent) and Aboriginal Legal Services (Intervenor) (February 13, 2024 - Nova Scotia Court of Appeal - Afternoon session)

Robing Ceremony - Judge Mark Heerema

Robing Ceremony - Judge Mark Heerema

Robing Ceremony - Judge Angela Caseley

Robing Ceremony - Judge Angela Caseley

CA-516998 - Nova Scotia Teachers Union Vs. Attorney General

CA-516998 - Nova Scotia Teachers Union Vs. Attorney General of Nova Scotia Representing His Majesty the King in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

Robing Ceremony - Judge Borden and Judge Driscoll

Robing Ceremony - Judge Borden and Judge Driscoll

Robing Ceremony - Judge Jillian Barrington

Robing Ceremony - Judge Jillian Barrington

Swearing-In Ceremony - Justice Gail Gatchalian

Swearing-In Ceremony - Justice Gail Gatchalian

Robing Ceremony - Judge Bryna Hatt

Robing Ceremony - Judge Bryna Hatt

Swearing-In Ceremony - Justice Lorne MacDowell

Swearing-In Ceremony - Justice Lorne MacDowell

Nova Scotia State of the Courts Address - May 26, 2023

The State of the Courts is an opportunity to teach the public about the role of the Judiciary as the Third Branch of Government and the accompanying requirement for judicial independence. It is also an opportunity to highlight our access to justice, community engagement and other special initiatives of the Courts, and to renew our commitment to building a more efficient, effective and accessible justice system.

Robing Ceremony - Judge Jill Hartlen

Robing Ceremony - Judge Jill Hartlen - May 12, 2023

Robing Ceremony - Judge Bronwyn Duffy

Robing Ceremony - Judge Bronwyn Duffy - May 12, 2023

Robing Ceremony - Judge Kelly J. Serbu

Robing Ceremony - Judge Kelly J. Serbu - May 5, 2023

Therapeutic Justice: A Nova Scotia Lens

The Third Atlantic Problem-Solving Courts Conference

Robing Ceremony - Judge Brad Sarson

Robing Ceremony - Judge Brad Sarson

CRH-498639 - HMQ v. William Sandeson

CRH-498639 - Her Majesty the Queen Vs. William Michael Sandeson (Thursday, April 20, 2023 – Nova Scotia Supreme Court)

CAC-497430 - HMQ v. Rakeem Anderson

HMQ v. Rakeem Anderson, criminal sentence appeal, use of Impact of Race & Culture Assessments (03/30/2021 — NS Court of Appeal)

CA-507668 – Canadian Civil Liberties Association, appeal of

CA-507668 – Canadian Civil Liberties Association, appeal of Injunction Order (April 11, 2022 - Nova Scotia Court of Appeal)