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Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

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April 24, 2017 12:36 PM

JUSTICE--Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program
The Halifax Regional Police and the provincial government are adding the homicide of John Fulton Newcombe to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

Aboriginal Wellness/Gladue Court and Provincial Court Services Established at Wagmatcook

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April 24, 2017 10:36 AM

JUSTICE--Aboriginal Wellness/Gladue Court and Provincial Court Services Established at Wagmatcook
Provincial Court services will soon be established in Wagmatcook First Nation, including Nova Scotia’s first Gladue or specialty court. The court will support the cultural needs of aboriginal people in conflict with the law.

Two Homicide Cases Added to Rewards Program

Justice

March 30, 2017 11:53 AM

JUSTICE--Two Homicide Cases Added to Rewards Program
Halifax Regional Police and the provincial government are taking additional steps to help solve two homicides in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Progress Update on Segal Report Recommendations Released

Justice

March 22, 2017 12:21 PM

JUSTICE--Progress Update on Segal Report Recommendations Released
All recommendations of the Independent Review of the Police and Prosecution Response into the Rehtaeh Parsons Case have been completed or are underway.

Colchester County Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

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March 16, 2017 1:16 PM

JUSTICE--Colchester County Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program
The RCMP and the provincial government are offering up to $150,000 for information about the murder of an elderly Colchester County man.

Emergency Protection Orders Now Available in First Nations Communities

Justice

March 15, 2017 1:47 PM

JUSTICE--Emergency Protection Orders Now Available in First Nations Communities
Judges and justices of the peace can now issue emergency protection orders for families living in First Nations communities.

Individuals, Organizations Honoured with Crime Prevention Awards

Justice

March 9, 2017 1:17 PM

JUSTICE--Individuals, Organizations Honoured with Crime Prevention Awards
The province paid tribute to those who prevent crime and make Nova Scotia communities safer with the Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention today, March 9.

Time Moves Ahead This Sunday

Justice

March 9, 2017 12:50 PM

JUSTICE--Time Moves Ahead This Sunday
Nova Scotians will lose some sleep but gain some daylight when the clocks move forward into daylight time this weekend.

Three Recent Homicide Cases Added to Rewards Program

Justice

March 8, 2017 12:15 PM

JUSTICE--Three Recent Homicide Cases Added to Rewards Program
Halifax Regional Police and the provincial government are taking additional steps to help solve the homicides of three men in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Province Expands Services to Protect Women and Address Sexual Violence

Justice

March 7, 2017 3:33 PM

JUSTICE–-Province Expands Services to Protect Women and Address Sexual Violence
The province will improve its support of women, children and other victims of sexual assault in the criminal justice system.

Spring Weight Restrictions Begin March 6

Justice

March 3, 2017 10:02 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/JUSTICE--Spring Weight Restrictions Begin March 6
Spring weight restrictions come into effect for provincial roads in nine Nova Scotia counties beginning 12:01 a.m., Monday, March 6.

Accessibility Law Amendments Meetings to be Live-streamed

Justice

March 1, 2017 2:40 PM

JUSTICE--Accessibility Law Amendments Meetings to be Live-streamed
Nova Scotians interested in Bill 59, the Accessibility Act, can watch upcoming presentations to the law amendments committee live online.

Nova Scotia Lawyers Receive Prestigious Designation

Justice

February 23, 2017 11:44 AM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Lawyers Receive Prestigious Designation
Fourteen lawyers received the honourary title of Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) for 2017. Justice Minister Diana Whalen announced this year's appointments today, Feb. 23.

Law Amendments Committee Meeting Rescheduled

Justice

February 12, 2017 3:21 PM

JUSTICE--Law Amendments Committee Meeting Rescheduled
The law amendments committee meeting, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 13 and Tuesday, Feb. 14 to hear presentations on Bill 59, An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia, has been postponed because of the winter storm.

Accessibility Responsibility Moves to Justice

Justice

February 9, 2017 2:04 PM

JUSTICE--Accessibility Responsibility Moves to Justice
The Nova Scotia Department of Justice will take the lead on finalizing the province's first Accessibility Act, effective today, Feb. 9. Staff of the Disabled Persons Commission will also join the department to bring their expertise to this work.

Ouverture des mises en nomination pour la Médaille de la bravoure

Justice

February 1, 2017 11:35 AM

BUREAU DU PREMIER MINISTRE/JUSTICE--Ouverture des mises en nomination pour la Médaille de la bravoure
Les Néo-Écossais ont encore une fois l'occasion de rendre hommage à des personnes qui ont mis leur vie en péril pour aider leurs concitoyens.

Medal of Bravery Nominations Open

Justice

February 1, 2017 11:23 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/JUSTICE--Medal of Bravery Nominations Open
Nova Scotians have a chance to honour those who have put themselves at risk to help others.

Video Conference Option for Accessibility Bill at Law Amendments

Justice

January 31, 2017 1:50 PM

LAW AMENDMENTS COMMITTEE--Video Conference Option for Accessibility Bill at Law Amendments
Nova Scotians will have the opportunity to present by video conference to the Law Amendments Committee on Bill 59, An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Pictou County Justice Centre to Reopen on Monday

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January 25, 2017 3:55 PM

JUSTICE--Pictou County Justice Centre to Reopen on Monday
The Pictou County Justice Centre in Pictou will reopen on Monday, Jan. 30, after being closed today, Jan. 25.

Two Judges Appointed to Provincial and Family Court

Justice

January 23, 2017 10:14 AM

JUSTICE--Two Judges Appointed to Provincial and Family Court
Two new judges, including the first Mi'kmaw woman to join the judiciary, have been appointed to the provincial and family court.

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