New Federal Holiday & Call for Public Representation for the NSAA Governing Council
New Federal Statutory Holiday: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
The Government of Canada has announced a new federal statutory holiday to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will fall on September 30th every year, beginning Thursday, September 30th, 2021.
As a statutory holiday, all employees in the federal public service have a day off and banks will be closed. The provincial land registry office and law offices may be closed. Licensees should advise their clients of any effects that the holiday may have if they chose to close on September 30th. Clients who are scheduled to close on September 30th and want to revise their closing date can propose an amendment.
The Commission office will be closed on September 30th and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1st.
Call for Public Representative for the Nova Scotia Association of Architects’ Governing Council
The Nova Scotia Association of Architects (NSAA) has asked the Commission to share the following notice:
The NSAA is seeking to appoint an individual to serve as one of its two public representatives on the NSAA Governing Council. The NSAA is the regulatory body for the architectural profession, whose purpose is to serve and protect the public interest in the practice of architecture in Nova Scotia.
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