Legislation and Regulations

We are governed by the Health Research Foundation Act. (PDF Attachment) The Act received Royal Assent on December 3, 1998 and was proclaimed January 1, 2000. The Act outlines our objectives, powers, and duties.

Our Regulations cover the distribution of funding, budgets, and auditing.

Business Plan

The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) submitted the following Business Plan for 2018/19 to highlight its proposed activities for the coming year.
Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation: Plan for 2018/19

Public Sector Compensation Disclosures Act

The Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act requires the Foundation to disclose the amount of compensation paid to any employee earning in excess of $100,000 per year. NSHRF salary ranges are established through a comprehensive compensation review. Specific staff compensation levels within the salary range described are determined according to relevant qualifications and experience.

For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, the following employees received total compensation in excess of $100,000:
     Krista Connell   $179,738
     Marli MacNeil    $119,801
     Nancy Carter    $100,700
     Meredith Carter $100,700
This is referenced in the 2017-18 financial statements for the Foundation by AC Hunter Tellier Belgrave Adamson Charted Accountants.
CEO Travel and Hospitality Expense Reporting


  • CEO Travel Expenses (Fiscal Year End Mar. 31, 2017)
  • CEO Hospitality Expenses (None as of Mar. 31, 2017)