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Policy Sets Out Information to be Released After Internal Investigation

Justice

November 30, 2011 2:32 PM

JUSTICE--Policy Sets Out Information to be Released After Internal Investigation
The province is taking additional steps to be more open and transparent about major incidents involving people in its custody.

Government Introduces Changes to Elections Act

Justice

November 28, 2011 4:32 PM

JUSTICE--Government Introduces Changes to Elections Act
The province is introducing amendments to the Elections Act to help protect electors' information and provide closure around held assets of a political party.

Investment Gives New Life to Halifax Law Courts

Justice

November 25, 2011 1:15 PM

JUSTICE--Investment Gives New Life to Halifax Law Courts
The province is investing $4.3 million to renovate Nova Scotia's Court of Appeal and Supreme Court building, work that will extend the building's life by decades and save money for taxpayers.

Second Contract Awarded for New Jail in Pictou County

Justice

November 25, 2011 12:34 PM

JUSTICE--Second Contract Awarded for New Jail in Pictou County
The province is investing $1.1 million to begin site preparation work for the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility.

Police Launch Operation Christmas

Justice

November 24, 2011 10:39 AM

JUSTICE/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Police Launch Operation Christmas
The province is joining with police in reminding Nova Scotia drivers to plan ahead to get home safely this holiday season.

Legislation Modernizes Trusts and Property Dispositions Rules

Justice

November 21, 2011 4:22 PM

JUSTICE--Legislation Modernizes Trusts and Property Dispositions Rules
Nova Scotia's property law is being simplified to better protect families.

Investment Makes Courthouses Safer

Justice

November 17, 2011 1:41 PM

JUSTICE--Investment Makes Courthouses Safer
NOTE: A list and details of the investments follows this release.
The province is spending $2 million to make courtrooms safer, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Nov. 17.

Restorative Justice Week a Time to Celebrate Nova Scotia's success

Justice

November 15, 2011 10:55 AM

JUSTICE--Restorative Justice Week a Time to Celebrate Nova Scotia's success
The province is celebrating 10 years of success with restorative justice programs during national restorative justice week, Nov. 13-20.

Scrap Metal Legislation Targets Thieves

Justice

November 10, 2011 12:30 PM

JUSTICE--Scrap Metal Legislation Targets Thieves
The province is introducing legislation that helps protect the lives and livelihoods of homeowners, businesses and workers.

Name Changes To Be Linked to Criminal Records

Justice

November 7, 2011 3:20 PM

JUSTICE--Name Changes To Be Linked to Criminal Records
The province intends to prevent people with criminal records from hiding their past through a legal name change.

Legislation Repeals Outdated Legislation, Fixes Another

Justice

November 7, 2011 3:14 PM

JUSTICE--Legislation Repeals Outdated Legislation, Fixes Another
The province is repealing two pieces of outdated legislation and fixing a typographical error in another with legislation to be introduced today, Nov. 7.

Time to Change Clocks

Justice

October 31, 2011 12:18 PM

JUSTICE--Time to Change Clocks
Nova Scotians are reminded to set their clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 6, when daylight time ends at 2 a.m. or before going to bed Saturday evening.

Update on Federal Negotiations with RCMP, Op-ed

Justice

October 24, 2011 2:19 PM

JUSTICE--Update on Federal Negotiations with RCMP, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Justice Minister Ross Landry.
I want to update Nova Scotians about the ongoing negotiations with the federal government for a new RCMP policing contract.

Investigation Finds Procedures Followed in Offender Death

Justice

October 17, 2011 11:37 AM

JUSTICE--Investigation Finds Procedures Followed in Offender Death
Correctional officers followed proper policies and procedures when an offender died in custody July 25, says a report released today, Oct. 17.

Proposed Scrap Metal Legislation Targets Thieves

Justice

October 6, 2011 10:06 AM

JUSTICE--Proposed Scrap Metal Legislation Targets Thieves
The province is proposing legislation that will make it harder for thieves to sell stolen metals, which will better protect the health, safety and property of Nova Scotians.

Justice Minister Visits New Jail Site in Pictou County

Justice

September 30, 2011 10:34 AM

JUSTICE--Justice Minister Visits New Jail Site in Pictou County
Justice Minister Ross Landry marked the beginning of construction of the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional facility in Pictou County today, Sept. 30.

Nova Scotia Police Long Service Awards Presented

Justice

September 28, 2011 12:51 PM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Police Long Service Awards Presented
Justice Minister and Attorney General Ross Landry recognized long-serving police officers from across Nova Scotia today, Sept. 28, for contributions to law enforcement.

Minister Names First Director of Independent Investigation Unit

Justice

September 27, 2011 11:44 AM

JUSTICE--Minister Names First Director of Independent Investigation Unit
A former Crown prosecutor will lead the province's new independent investigation unit, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Sept. 27.

Province Wins First Civil Forfeiture Case

Justice

September 21, 2011 2:45 PM

JUSTICE--Province Wins First Civil Forfeiture Case
The province won its inaugural court case under new legislation that helps make sure that crime doesn't pay.

Innovative Pilot Project Improves Access to Justice System

Justice

September 19, 2011 1:35 PM

JUSTICE--Innovative Pilot Project Improves Access to Justice System
People in Cape Breton will get free legal advice on family law with the launch of an innovative pilot project.

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