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.
On June 29, 2005, the provincial government appointed Justice Merlin Nunn to
head a public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the release of a youth
offender who was convicted under the Youth Criminal Justice Act as the result of
a fatal car crash. Commissioner Nunn submitted his report on December 5, 2006,
including 34 recommendations.
Case Processing in Nova Scotia Youth Court, April 1 to September 30, 2008-09 to 2012-13 (PDF)
Added: December 20, 2012
For more information contact Judith McPhee, Executive Director, Policy and Information Management, at (902) 424-2691.
January, 2007: Helping Kids, Protecting Communities, a response to the Nunn Commission Report (PDF)
Nunn Commission Backgrounder (PDF)
Nunn Commission Report: Spiralling Out of Control, Lessons Learned From a Boy in Trouble, December 2006 (PDF)