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: