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Appel de demandes de subventions pour la sécurité des aînés

Justice

September 14, 2011 12:11 PM

AÎNÉS/JUSTICE--Appel de demandes de subventions pour la sécurité des aînés
Les aînés de la province bénéficieront d'un programme de subventions qui fait la promotion de la sensibilisation à la violence à l'égard des aînés, de la prévention du crime et des questions de santé et de sécurité.

Senior Safety Grant Applications Open

Justice

September 14, 2011 12:07 PM

SENIORS/JUSTICE--Senior Safety Grant Applications Open
Seniors in the province can benefit from a grant program that promotes awareness around senior abuse, crime prevention, safety and health issues.

Consultations on Family Law Changes Begin

Justice

September 12, 2011 1:15 PM

JUSTICE--Consultations on Family Law Changes Begin
The province is asking Nova Scotians to give feedback on legal reforms that will help ensure that families going through a break-up have modern and clear laws governing child custody and access.

Construction Begins on New Medical Examiner's Facility

Justice

September 7, 2011 10:30 AM

JUSTICE--Construction Begins on New Medical Examiner's Facility
A new provincial medical examiner's facility will meet the growing need for autopsies, improve services for families who have lost loved ones and will help to train doctors.

Correctional Officers, Sheriffs Pitch In to Help Charities

Justice

August 31, 2011 10:06 AM

JUSTICE--Correctional Officers, Sheriffs Pitch In to Help Charities
Correctional officers and deputy sheriffs have again joined forces to make a Nova Scotia child's wish come true.

Investigation to Examine Police Actions Related to Victoria Paul

Justice

August 25, 2011 10:09 AM

JUSTICE--Investigation to Examine Police Actions Related to Victoria Paul
NOTE: To review Section 7 of the Police Act, the terms of reference and Nadine Cooper Mont's biography go to www.gov.ns.ca/just/vp_inv.asp

Drug Seizure at Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Justice

August 14, 2011 1:41 PM

JUSTICE--Drug Seizure at Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility
A package was found on the roof of the Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Yarmouth and another was thrown into an exercise area later in the day on Saturday, Aug. 13, Department of Justice officials said today, Aug. 14.

Justice Officials to Investigate Disturbance at Cape Breton Correctional Facility

Justice

August 4, 2011 11:10 AM

JUSTICE--Justice Officials to Investigate Disturbance at Cape Breton Correctional Facility
Department of Justice officials are investigating an early morning disturbance today, Aug. 4, at the Cape Breton Correctional Facility in Sydney.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment

Justice

August 2, 2011 4:02 PM

JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment
Attorney General and Justice Minister Ross Landry has announced the appointment of Paul Scovil as a new judge to the family and provincial courts today, Aug. 2.

Review of Offender-to-Offender Assault Complete

Justice

July 28, 2011 10:21 AM

JUSTICE--Review of Offender-to-Offender Assault Complete
A review of an incident between two offenders at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility found that correctional staff responses were appropriate and in accordance with policies and procedures.

New Medical Examiner's Facility Will Benefit Families

Justice

July 25, 2011 3:58 PM

JUSTICE--New Medical Examiner's Facility Will Benefit Families
The province is investing in a new, modern medical examiner's facility for Nova Scotia.

Inmate Dies in Custody

Justice

July 25, 2011 10:34 AM

JUSTICE--Inmate Dies in Custody
An inmate died today, July 25, at about 4:30 a.m. at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside.

More Aid for Storm Victims

Justice

July 14, 2011 9:28 AM

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE--More Aid for Storm Victims
Nova Scotians affected by a severe storm that battered Cape Breton and coastal areas of the province from Dec. 20 and 22 will have help getting their lives back in order.

Nova Scotia Begins Process to Recover Health-care Costs from Tobacco Industry

Justice

June 30, 2011 11:09 AM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Begins Process to Recover Health-care Costs from Tobacco Industry
Nova Scotia is taking steps to hold the tobacco industry accountable for past actions that led to increased tobacco use in the province.

International Conference on Restorative Justice in Halifax

Justice

June 14, 2011 3:11 PM

JUSTICE--International Conference on Restorative Justice in Halifax
Experts from around the world are meeting in Halifax on June 15-17 to talk about an approach to justice that gives people a real opportunity to put right what they have done wrong.

First Case Launched Under Civil Forfeiture Law

Justice

June 14, 2011 2:29 PM

JUSTICE--First Case Launched Under Civil Forfeiture Law
The province has launched the first court case under new legislation that helps make sure that crime doesn't pay.

Justice Seeks Feedback on Changes to Modernize Legislation

Justice

June 13, 2011 2:09 PM

JUSTICE--Justice Seeks Feedback on Changes to Modernize Legislation
The legal community, professional associations and other interested Nova Scotians are being asked for their input on proposed changes to the Limitation of Actions Act.

Province, HRM, Police Discuss Violence

Justice

June 10, 2011 12:25 PM

JUSTICE--Province, HRM, Police Discuss Violence
Municipal and policing partners in Halifax met with Ross Landry, Minister of Justice, on Wednesday, June 8, to again focus on enhancing public safety after recent incidents of violence and firearms use.

Stronger Guidelines for Conducted Energy Weapons

Justice

June 9, 2011 12:58 PM

JUSTICE--Stronger Guidelines for Conducted Energy Weapons
Justice Minister Ross Landry has strengthened provincial guidelines on the use of conducted energy weapons, commonly known as Tasers, to help ensure the health and safety of people involved in Nova Scotia's justice system.

Community Organizations Get Funding for Crime Prevention

Justice

May 31, 2011 12:40 PM

JUSTICE--Community Organizations Get Funding for Crime Prevention
The province is providing funding to 54 organizations to prevent and reduce crime in their communities.

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