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Minister Recognizes Leaders in Crime Prevention

Justice

May 17, 2011 2:02 PM

JUSTICE--Minister Recognizes Leaders in Crime Prevention
Nova Scotians working to prevent crime and make their communities safer were recognized at 25th Annual Atlantic Crime Prevention Conference in Halifax recently.

Province Releases Plan to Improve Care in Custody

Justice

May 12, 2011 11:32 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS/JUSTICE--Province Releases Plan to Improve Care in Custody
Stronger partnerships and better training are key elements of the province's plan to improve care in custody for persons living with mental illness.

Offender-to-Offender Assault Occurred in Custody

Justice

May 12, 2011 10:22 AM

JUSTICE--Offender-to-Offender Assault Occurred in Custody
An offender at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility has been admitted to hospital and is in critical condition.

Province to Regulate Third-party Involvement in Elections

Justice

May 10, 2011 4:09 PM

JUSTICE--Province to Regulate Third-party Involvement in Elections
A proposed amendment to the recently introduced Elections Act will regulate election advertising by third parties. The amendment will be introduced Wednesday, May 11, during the Law Amendments Committee meeting.

Province Modernizes Elections Legislation

Justice

May 6, 2011 10:48 AM

JUSTICE--Province Modernizes Elections Legislation
The first major changes to the Elections Act in 25 years were introduced today, May 6, by Justice Minister Ross Landry. The new legislation will modernize the act and provide more transparency and accountability in provincial elections.

Province Takes New Step to Fight Crime

Justice

May 4, 2011 11:27 AM

JUSTICE--Province Takes New Step to Fight Crime
The province is making sure crime does not pay.

Public Safety Strongly in Focus Op-ed

Justice

May 3, 2011 5:26 PM

JUSTICE--Public Safety Strongly in Focus Op-ed
The following is an op-ed piece by Justice Minister Ross Landry
Recent reports that the Justice Department cut its crime prevention budget are not accurate.

JUSTICE–-No Change to Crime Prevention Measures

Justice

April 30, 2011 6:10 PM

JUSTICE–-No Change to Crime Prevention Measures
Justice Minister Ross Landry responded today, April 30, to inaccurate information relating to the Justice department’s crime prevention measures.

Province to Create More Efficient Summary Offence Ticket Process

Justice

April 29, 2011 10:42 AM

JUSTICE--Province to Create More Efficient Summary Offence Ticket Process
Changes to the Summary Proceedings Act will create a more timely and efficient process, Justice Minister Ross Landry said today, April 29.

Changes to Improve Interior Designers' Scope of Practice

Justice

April 28, 2011 12:33 PM

JUSTICE--Changes to Improve Interior Designers' Scope of Practice
Government is introducing changes that will benefit interior designers, their clients and the building industry in Nova Scotia.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments

Justice

April 27, 2011 9:51 AM

JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments
Attorney General and Justice Minister Ross Landry has announced the appointment of two new associate chief judges to the family and provincial courts today, April 27.

New Glasgow Courts Relocate

Justice

April 21, 2011 1:09 PM

JUSTICE--New Glasgow Courts Relocate
Supreme, family, provincial and small claims court services will soon be available under one roof in Pictou County.

Government to Regulate Sale of Body Armour

Justice

April 20, 2011 2:16 PM

JUSTICE--Government to Regulate Sale of Body Armour
Justice Minister Ross Landry is introducing legislation that will help keep law enforcement personnel safe.

Change to Enhance Emergency Management, Safety of Nova Scotians

Justice

April 19, 2011 2:00 PM

JUSTICE/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE--Change to Enhance Emergency Management, Safety of Nova Scotians
The province is taking an important step to better co-ordinate public safety and enhance its ability to prepare for, and manage, major emergencies.

Crime Prevention Experts Come Together to Improve Safety

Justice

April 13, 2011 11:15 AM

JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Experts Come Together to Improve Safety
Hundreds of Atlantic Canadians committed to preventing and reducing crime will come together in May with the goal of making our schools and communities safer.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments

Justice

April 12, 2011 1:24 PM

JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments
Attorney General and Justice Minister Ross Landry has announced the appointment of two new judges to the family and provincial courts.

Justice Administration Bill to be Introduced

Justice

April 4, 2011 4:30 PM

JUSTICE--Justice Administration Bill to be Introduced
Justice Minister Ross Landry will introduce a justice administration bill today, April 4, that will see minor changes to six pieces of legislation.

Program Steers Youth Away from Criminal Activity

Justice

April 4, 2011 3:23 PM

JUSTICE--Program Steers Youth Away from Criminal Activity
NOTE: A fact sheet about the Lighthouses Program is available at http://www.gov.ns.ca/just/prevention/lighthouse_grants.asp

Province Dealing with Justice Issues, Op-ed

Justice

April 1, 2011 4:21 PM

JUSTICE--Province Dealing with Justice Issues, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Justice Minister Ross Landry
There has been a lot of discussion over the past year about Nova Scotia's justice system. There's no question that we've had our fair share of issues, but it's equally true, that since becoming Minister of Justice, I've committed to, and followed through on, a number of improvements.

Minister Releases Public Disclosure Policy

Justice

March 30, 2011 2:06 PM

JUSTICE--Minister Releases Public Disclosure Policy
The province is taking steps to be more open and transparent about major incidents involving people in its custody.

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