Mandate


The purpose of the Nova Scotia College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists is to regulate the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology in Nova Scotia. The formation of the College took place on November 5th, 2019. 


The College serves and protects the public interest, and governs its members in accordance with the Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists Act, (2015), and the regulations, policies and by-laws of the College.


The College helps ensure the safety and effectiveness of audiology and speech-language pathology services by setting appropriate standards of conduct and competence. It provides the public with an affordable and accessible avenue to report concerns and complaints about the care they have received, and a reasonable expectation that such issues will be effectively addressed.  In addition, it serves to advance and promote the practice of the professions as it relates to serving and protecting the public interest.