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.
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The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia is offering rewards of up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Christine Marjorie McLEAN.
On May 11, 1998, the body of 27 year old Christine McLean was discovered lying in bushes a short distance from a gravel road leading to the new water treatment construction site in Cherrybrook, which is located off Highway #7, east of Dartmouth
The investigation revealed that the victim had been reported missing to Halifax Regional Police on April 14, 1998, and she had last been seen alive on April 4, 1998. Evidence at the scene indicated that the victim was likely killed at some other location, and her body was transported to the above location and dumped there by the suspect(s).
Police believe there are persons who have information that could result in an arrest and possible charges.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the murder of Christine Marjorie McLEAN should call the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program at 1-888-710-9090.
The reward is payable in Canadian funds and will be apportioned as deemed just by the Minister of Justice for the Province of Nova Scotia. Employees of law enforcement and correctional agencies are not eligible to collect this reward.