Schools for the Deaf

Martell & Perrier v. Attorney General of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Supreme Court File: Hfx No. 447198

Wagners Law Firm is investigating claims of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse which allegedly occurred at the Nova Scotia School for the Deaf (Halifax, NS) and at the Interprovincial School for the Education of the Deaf in Amherst (later named the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority - Resource Centre for the Hearing Handicapped and subsequently the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority - Resource Centre for the Hearing Impaired).

On October 28, 2015, Wagners served a Notice of Intended Action on the Attorney General of Nova Scotia which serves to notify the province that a proposed class action will be filed on behalf of individuals who attended the deaf schools in Nova Scotia and who were subjected to alleged physical, emotional, mental and sexual abuse while students.

Upon the expiration of the 60 day notice period, Wagners will proceed to file its proposed class action with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. 

The following documents concerning the class action which has been filed by Wagners in relation to allegations of abuse at the two deaf schools in Nova Scotia are available for viewing in PDF format:

We are presently accepting enquiries from individuals who allegedly endured abuse while residing at or attending the Nova Scotia School for the Deaf (Halifax, NS) and the Interprovincial School for the Education of the Deaf in Amherst (later named the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority - Resource Centre for the Hearing Handicapped and subsequently the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority - Resources Centre for the Hearing Impaired).

If you are a former resident or attendant of either of the above noted institution(s) with allegations of abuse, please contact Wagners. You may be eligible for inclusion as a Class Member in our proposed class action lawsuit.

To sign up and determine if you qualify, please fill out this registration form:

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