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Joseph Fraser Appointed New CEO of Human Rights Commission

Apr. 14, 2021 - 12:14 PM

Justice -- Nova Scotia has appointed longtime human rights leader Joseph Fraser as the new director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. The appointment takes effect April 19.

Changes to Parenting and Support Act Will Strengthen Family Justice

Apr. 07, 2021 - 12:17 PM

Justice -- Changes to the province’s Parenting and Support Act introduced today, April 7, will provide more clarity and alignment with recent amendments to the federal Divorce Act.

First Purpose-built COVID-19 Compliant Courthouse Opens

Mar. 30, 2021 - 11:28 AM

Justice -- Trials at the first criminal jury courthouse in Atlantic Canada built to be COVID-19 compliant will begin on Wednesday, March 31, in Dartmouth.

Legislation Will Accelerate Land Title Claims in Historic African Nova Scotian Communities

Mar. 23, 2021 - 1:28 PM

Justice -- The Rankin government is introducing legislation that will help speed up the settling of land claims and address land ownership inequities in five historic African Nova Scotian communities.

New Legislation Strengthens Laws on Police Impersonation

Mar. 11, 2021 - 2:58 PM

Justice -- New legislation will restrict access to police items, making it more difficult for someone to impersonate a police officer.

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