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Amendments to Police Act Support Partnership Opportunities for SiRT

Oct. 14, 2021 - 1:11 PM

Justice -- Changes to the Police Act introduced today, October 14, will provide more clarity around partnership agreements that enable Nova Scotia’s Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) to act as the independent police oversight body in other regions.

Legislation to Protect Patients, Health-Service Providers, Staff of Healthcare Facilities

Oct. 14, 2021 - 1:09 PM

Justice -- The Province is taking action to protect patients, health-service providers and staff of healthcare facilities from protests intended to interfere with Nova Scotians accessing hospital and other healthcare services.

Province Moves to Establish Fixed-Date General Elections

Oct. 13, 2021 - 1:10 PM

Justice -- Voters will soon have certainty on the timing of future provincial elections.

First Independent Review of Accessibility Act

Oct. 06, 2021 - 1:50 PM

Justice -- The Province has appointed Dr. Katie Aubrecht, a disability and seniors care scholar, to conduct an independent review of the Accessibility Act.

Province to Purchase Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, East Coast Forensic Hospital

Oct. 06, 2021 - 12:24 PM

Justice -- Today, October 6, the Province advised Alderney CFF Limited that it will purchase the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility and East Coast Forensic Hospital in Dartmouth when the lease expires in 2026.

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