Standing for the rights of
Nova Scotians

About CANS

The Citizens’ Alliance of Nova Scotia (CANS) is a federally registered non-profit organization that champions public awareness of government actions, decisions and policy through advocacy,  smart activism, education,  awareness training and organizational change management.

We are a grassroots organization made up of professionals, educators and families with big hearts and strong community connections. We are committed to protecting the human and constitutional rights and freedoms of all Nova Scotians.

The record as submitted by the Respondents

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On October 31st 2022, the Respondents in the Strang et al Judicial Review submitted what they term as the record. This data is what was purported to have been used by the Chief Medical Officer of Health in making the decision to impose Covid restrictions on all of the people of Nova Scotia.

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National Citizens Inquiry – Day 01 Truro, NS

The National Citizen’s Inquiry kicked off on March 16 2023, with the Atlantic portion of the Inquiry being held in Truro, Nova Scotia. The gallery room at the Best Western Glengarry was full all day, with people coming in from all across the Atlantic provinces, and with roughly 11,000 virtual attendees tuning in over the course of the day through various social media and video streaming platforms.

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My Canadian Tire Mask Story

The below story is the experience of a member in his own words, no edits have been made. Personal identifying information has been removed as

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Proverbial Olive Branch: Has enough time gone by to reach out to the loved ones that shut the door in our faces?

The pandemic has separated us physically and ideologically. Politics have somehow been the reason children are un-invited to Christmas dinner and other special occasions. How could your loved ones slam the door in your face based on differing opinions on something that is new and unknown? How can they be so scared of dying of something that is 99.99% livable without early intervention and statistically 100% livable with early treatments?

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Support our causes

Funding Archive

On September 02, it was stated that a vaccination pass was under consideration. Mandating such would violate Canadian professional ethics standards and human and constitutional rights and freedoms to name just a few.

In collaboration with Leigh Baker, CANS is helping to support the work going into creating a Position Letter for immediate delivery to key decision-makers in the province. The letter has been written by an experienced Nova Scotia constitutional lawyer and will clearly define all the violations possible should a “Pass” mandate attempt to be implemented provincially.

Please consider supporting this very important cause as we continue on our collective journey to ensure the preservation of our rights and freedoms.

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A society where governments and their agents are held accountable by an engaged citizenry and where transparency in government actions and decisions is the default.

An aware collective with a strong focus on actions that nurture and protect our future generations, are informed by our collective history and which support our love of home, family and faith in the supremacy of God, the Great Creator, with committed real time action to achieve such a future for Nova Scotians to come.


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To enable and support human and constitutional rights and freedoms through fund-raising, community engagement and smart activism.

To nurture a safe, healthy and economically thriving environment for our future generations through education and awareness-training.



To organize and streamline the efforts of groups working toward the same vision and mission as CANS; we will achieve this by offering a space for like-minded groups, families and individuals to speak, share resources, collaborate on actions and engage with each other without fear of censorship.


To hold responsible parties accountable for any actions and measures that violate the human and constitutional rights and freedoms of Nova Scotians; we will achieve this by engaging in legal proceedings as well as civic education and awareness sessions.


To rebuild our communities which were negatively affected by political and public health misinformation and propaganda; we will achieve this by enabling networks of doers across the province and applying organizational change management best practices as we transition to a more just future.

Protect our Future Generations

To protect the education and development of our precious future generations; we will achieve this by encouraging and supporting alternative learning systems that are inclusive, collaborative and relevant to our current and desired future state.

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