933 releases issued in the specified time period for Justice
May 16, 2013 11:15 AM
JUSTICE--2011 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program
The province is hoping to generate new leads for police in a two-year old homicide case in Halifax Regional Municipality through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.
May 6, 2013 4:20 PM
JUSTICE--Subcontractors to Receive Full Pay Sooner
Subcontractors will be able to receive full pay sooner for their work on long-term building projects, thanks to amendments introduced today, May 6, to the Builders' Lien Act.
April 30, 2013 12:44 PM
JUSTICE--Housekeeping Amendments to Motor Vehicle Act, Elections Act, Other Legislation
Nova Scotians involved in fender-benders soon won't have to notify the police unless damages are more than $2,000, thanks to amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act introduced today, April 30.
April 9, 2013 9:55 PM
JUSTICE--Attorney General Seeks Options for Parsons's Case
Justice Minister Ross Landry said today, April 9, he has asked senior government officials to present options, as soon as possible, to review the Rehtaeh Parsons case.
April 8, 2013 11:44 AM
JUSTICE--Subventions accordées à des organismes communautaires pour la prévention du crime
Les Néo-Écossais qui se préoccupent de la sécurité des collectivités recevront du financement qui les aidera à prévenir le crime et à assurer la sécurité des familles et des collectivités.
April 8, 2013 11:42 AM
JUSTICE–-Crime Prevention Grants Awarded to Community Organizations
Nova Scotians concerned about community safety will receive funding that helps them fight crime and make families and communities safer.
April 5, 2013 12:10 PM
JUSTICE--New Firearms Safety Training Partner Secured
People who want to hunt can soon register for courses to help keep themselves and others safe in the woods.
March 27, 2013 12:32 PM
JUSTICE--Hundreds to Discuss Youth, Partnerships, Bullying
Hundreds of crime prevention advocates, police, teachers and youth are together today, March 27, building positive relationships that support youth and prevent bullying and other crime.
March 25, 2013 6:30 PM
JUSTICE--Community Committee Announced for New Jail
Justice Minister Ross Landry has appointed a community liaison committee so people in and around Pictou County have more information, and more opportunity to share ideas and ask questions about the new jail.
March 8, 2013 1:25 PM
JUSTICE--Zero Tolerance for Illegal Activity at Correctional Facilities
The province is sending a clear message that illegal activity will not be tolerated in its correctional facilities. Work continues to clean up illegal drug activity at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth.
March 1, 2013 11:18 AM
JUSTICE--Time to Move Clocks Forward Sunday, March 10
Nova Scotians will have more sunlight in the evenings when daylight savings time begins Sunday, March 10.
March 1, 2013 9:30 AM
JUSTICE--Province to Recognize Retired Long-serving Police Officers
The province will recognize retired police officers for years of dedicated service to Nova Scotians with changes to the Nova Scotia Police Long Service Award.
February 27, 2013 11:15 AM
JUSTICE--New Chief Judge Appointed for Provincial, Family Courts
Judge Pamela Williams is the new Chief Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial and Family Courts.
February 27, 2013 10:07 AM
JUSTICE--Program Helps Aboriginal Youth Offenders get Back on Track
Outreach workers and Mi'kmaw elders will help young Aboriginal offenders get their lives back on track by strengthening their connections with their culture and community.
February 20, 2013 11:12 AM
JUSTICE--Amendments Modernize, Improve Family Laws
The province is helping to safeguard the best interests of children when couples are going through a separation.
February 8, 2013 12:04 PM
JUSTICE--Good Jobs for New Waterford Another Step Closer
Good jobs and improved services are closer to reality as space is secured in New Waterford for the province's Maintenance Enforcement Program.
February 6, 2013 9:58 AM
JUSTICE--Minister Refers RCMP Response for Independent Review
Justice Minister Ross Landry will refer the RCMP's handling of calls for assistance for Nicole (Ryan) Doucet to the Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP.
January 30, 2013 2:23 PM
JUSTICE--Canine Therapy Program to Improve Offender Behaviour
A new program will give offenders valuable life skills to help keep communities safe when the offenders are released.
January 22, 2013 10:14 AM
JUSTICE--Le programme Phares ouvre des possibilités aux jeunes
Entrevue avec des personnes âgées. Rédaction de pièces de théâtre. Mentorat. Bénévolat. Voile. Voilà le genre d'activités offertes aux jeunes à risque partout en Nouvelle-Écosse grâce au programme Phares, un programme de subventions provincial.
January 22, 2013 10:12 AM
JUSTICE--Lighthouses Program Creates Opportunities for Youth
Interviewing seniors. Writing plays. Tutoring. Volunteering. Sailing. These are the kinds of activities at-risk youth can take part in across Nova Scotia, thanks to the province's Lighthouses Grants program.