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 Jason Robert BARKHOUSE.
In the early morning of June 26, 1980, a culprit(s) entered Mr. Barkhouse's residence in East Dalhousie and severely assaulted him, resulting in his death. A female acquaintance who was at the residence at the time of the unlawful entry was also severely assaulted. The investigation revealed that Mr. Barkhouse had also been assaulted weeks prior to this incident.
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 Jason Robert BARKHOUSE 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.