This is the 2015-16 Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League season. This was the league's 17th season.
- The Liverpool-based South Shore Wild did not return after going on hiatus for the 2014-15 season. However, an article on the hockeyscene.com website dated September 3, 2015 indicated that the Amherst Colts will return for the 2015-16 season with training camp starting September 10th.
- The Barrington Ice Dogs announced they were sitting out the 2015-16 season.
- After learning of the Ice Dogs sitting out the season, the management of the Clare Lions regrettably announced the decision to also sit out the 2015-16 season as the nearest team was now over 2 hours away by bus
- The league added the Bedford Wolverines and Dartmouth based Metro Jaguars as expansion teams. Both teams are being operated by the same people.
- On August 14, 2015 the Fundy Phantoms announced they were taking a leave of absence from the league for the 2015-16 season.
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note: 2 games (Amherst vs Metro and Spryfield vs Avon on February 8th) were cancelled during the last week of the season and not made up as they would have no affect on the postions in the standings.
All teams qualify. The 4th and 5th place teams meet in a best-of three elimination series and the winner becomes the 4th seed and will play the top seed in the semifinals.
- Bedford Wolverines defeated Amherst Colts 2 games to 1 (4-5, 11-2, 7-1)
- Spryfield Attack defeated Bedford Wolverines 4 games to 1 (4-1, 0-3, 6-2, 4-1, 6-4)
- Metro Jaguars defeated Avon River Rats 4 games to 2 (5-4 (ot), 7-4, 4-3, 1-5, 6-7 (ot), 3-2)
- Spryfield Attack defeated Metro Jaguars 4 games to 2 (3-4 (ot), 3-5, 13-5, 5-2, 6-3, 7-4)