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 Brett Elizabeth MacKINNON.
Twenty-one year old Ms. MacKinnon was last seen in early June 2006 and was reported missing on July 13. On Nov. 21, 2008, local residents found her remains in an area known for hiking and ATV trails on the outskirts of Glace Bay.
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 Brett Elizabeth MacKINNON 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.