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Summary Offence Changes Make Courts More Efficient

Justice

March 23, 2011 11:22 AM

JUSTICE--Summary Offence Changes Make Courts More Efficient
In a move to ease court backlogs and make the system more efficient, most arraignment hearings for offences such as speeding and traffic tickets will be eliminated effective April 1.

Reminder to Turn Clocks Ahead

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March 4, 2011 1:32 PM

JUSTICE--Reminder to Turn Clocks Ahead
Nova Scotians are reminded to set clocks and watches ahead one hour on Sunday, March 13, when daylight saving time comes into effect at 2 a.m., or before going to bed Saturday evening.

Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced

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February 25, 2011 12:16 PM

JUSTICE--Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced
Justice Minister and Attorney General Ross Landry announced today, Feb. 25, the Queen's Counsel Advisory Committee recommendation for the appointment of 14 lawyers as recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation.

Justice Improvements Going Forward

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February 25, 2011 10:48 AM

JUSTICE--Justice Improvements Going Forward
More improvements to the province's justice system will result from reviews of two incidents involving offenders at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility last fall.

Crime Prevention Grants Available

Justice

February 7, 2011 10:41 AM

JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Grants Available
The province is supporting projects to prevent and reduce crime in Nova Scotia.

Minister's Awards for Crime Prevention Leadership Nominations Open

Justice

January 31, 2011 2:51 PM

JUSTICE--Minister's Awards for Crime Prevention Leadership Nominations Open
Nova Scotians helping to build safer communities will be recognized with the Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

January 13, 2011 1:35 PM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
NOTE: A photo of James Russell "Rustie" Hall and "Ellen" Giovanna Hall are available at www.gov.ns.ca/just .
Another case was added to Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes today, Jan. 13.

Lighthouse Grants Call for Proposals

Justice

December 16, 2010 1:44 PM

JUSTICE--Lighthouse Grants Call for Proposals
The province is taking more steps to prevent crime.

Minister Receives Hyde Report

Justice

December 8, 2010 11:15 AM

JUSTICE--Minister Receives Hyde Report
Justice Minister Ross Landry acknowledged and thanked provincial court judge Anne Derrick for her work on the Hyde Fatality Inquiry and its subsequent report, which was received today, Dec. 8.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

November 19, 2010 11:17 AM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
NOTE: A photo of Brett Elizabeth MacKinnon is available at www.gov.ns.ca/just .
Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes was announced today, Nov. 19.

Offender Returned

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November 10, 2010 12:43 PM

JUSTICE--Offender Returned
The Department of Justice is notifying the public that Vernon Martell turned himself into the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth today, Nov. 10.

Department Notifies Public of Mistaken Release

Justice

November 9, 2010 6:32 PM

JUSTICE--Department Notifies Public of Mistaken Release
The Department of Justice is notifying the public about a man who was mistakenly released from custody on Friday, Nov. 5.

Amendments to Acts Will Improve Efficiencies

Justice

November 8, 2010 5:50 PM

JUSTICE--Amendments to Acts Will Improve Efficiencies
Amendments introduced today, Nov. 8, will improve efficiencies in Nova Scotia's justice system.

Help, Support Offered to All Nova Scotia Crime Victims

Justice

November 5, 2010 9:34 AM

JUSTICE--Help, Support Offered to All Nova Scotia Crime Victims
All victims of crime in Nova Scotia wanting to know about support services will be informed how to get it after an amendment to the Police Act introduced today, Nov. 5.

Remember to Turn Clocks Back

Justice

November 4, 2010 1:02 PM

JUSTICE--Remember to Turn Clocks Back
Nova Scotians are reminded to set their clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 7, when daylight savings ends at 2 a.m., or before going to bed Saturday evening.

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Police Long Service Awards Presented

Justice

November 2, 2010 1:59 PM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Police Long Service Awards Presented
Long-serving police officers from across Nova Scotia were recognized today, Nov. 2, for their contributions to law enforcement.

New Correctional Facility Will Save Millions

Justice

November 1, 2010 11:14 AM

JUSTICE--New Correctional Facility Will Save Millions
NOTE: A social media version of this release, with high resolution, downloadable photos, graphics and audio clips is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2010-11-01-New-Jail/ . More elements will be added later today, Nov. 1.
Minister of Justice Ross Landry announced the construction of a single 100-cell correctional facility in Coalburn, Pictou Co., today, Nov. 1, saving the province millions of dollars.

Independent Investigative Unit Legislation Introduced

Justice

October 28, 2010 2:44 PM

JUSTICE--Independent Investigative Unit Legislation Introduced
Police will no longer lead investigations into serious incidents that involve police, through amendments to the Police Act introduced today, Oct. 28, by Justice Minister Ross Landry.

Provincial and Family Court Judicial Appointment

Justice

October 19, 2010 2:35 PM

JUSTICE--Provincial and Family Court Judicial Appointment
Attorney General and Justice Minister Ross Landry has announced the appointment today, Oct. 19 of Gregory Edward Lenehan of Dartmouth, as judge of the family and provincial courts.

Justice Minister Brings Concerns to Vancouver

Justice

October 13, 2010 12:52 PM

JUSTICE--Justice Minister Brings Concerns to Vancouver
Justice Minister Ross Landry is in Vancouver, B.C. today, Oct. 13 for three days of meetings with his provincial and territorial counterparts, federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Vic Toews.

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