Nova Scotia Domestic Violence Action Plan Update 2012
Domestic Violence Action Plan
On Nov. 20, 2012, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced the Transgendered Persons Protection Act. This Act makes it clear that Nova Scotians cannot be denied a job, a place to live or service at a business because they are transgender. Nova Scotia is the fourth jurisdiction in Canada to include a specific reference to gender identity in its human rights legislation.
The core business of adult correctional facilities is to provide safe and secure custody, direction and control of offenders, and, to provide programs that address dynamic criminogenic factors to assist with the successful, reintegration of offenders into the community.
A core business of the Division is the operation of adult offender correctional facilities is to provide safe and secure custody and control of adult offenders, and, to provide programs to assist with the successful, reintegration of these offenders into the community. Its current facilities are:
Adult Facility Offender Handbook (PDF)
This handbook outlines the behaviour that is expected and required of offenders in custody in adult correctional facilities in Nova Scotia.
Offender Phone System FAQ (PDF)
This FAQ provides details about the offender telephone system, the hours calls may be made, the various ways to pay for a call, and current telephone rates.