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New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

April 30, 2010 9:59 AM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
NOTE: A photo of Rhonda Joyce Louise Wilson is available at www.gov.ns.ca/just
The province is looking for the public's help with an unsolved case involving a missing person last seen almost eight years ago.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

April 23, 2010 9:43 AM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
NOTE: A photo of Jerell Aaron Wright is available at www.gov.ns.ca/just
Another case was added to the province's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program today, April 23.

Amendments Introduced to Engineering Profession Act

Justice

April 19, 2010 4:24 PM

JUSTICE--Amendments Introduced to Engineering Profession Act
Amendments to the Engineering Profession Act, introduced today, April 19, by Justice Minister Ross Landry, will correct two minor typographical errors.

Offender Dies in Custody

Justice

April 19, 2010 12:49 PM

JUSTICE--Offender Dies in Custody
An inmate died Saturday, April 17, at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside. Halifax Regional Police are investigating, but foul play is not suspected.

Crime Prevention Empowers Youth

Justice

April 16, 2010 4:12 PM

JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Empowers Youth
Crime prevention starts with a positive direction, and that is what the Lighthouse Program provides for youth in communities across Nova Scotia. The program helps community groups provide recreational, educational and after school programs for young people.

Reporting of Child Pornography Now Mandatory

Justice

April 13, 2010 2:01 PM

JUSTICE--Reporting of Child Pornography Now Mandatory
Nova Scotians will be required to report suspected child pornography to help reduce the sexual exploitation of children under a new law that comes into effect today, April 13, 2010.

Private Security Legislation Introduced

Justice

April 9, 2010 9:29 AM

JUSTICE--Private Security Legislation Introduced
Nova Scotians will benefit from improved regulation of the private security industry in new legislation introduced today, April 9, by Justice Minister Ross Landry.

Province to Eliminate Need for Some Arraignment Hearings

Justice

April 1, 2010 12:56 PM

JUSTICE--Province to Eliminate Need for Some Arraignment Hearings
Nova Scotians will no longer have to go to court to plead not guilty to summary offence tickets, such as speeding and motor vehicle infractions, under proposed changes to the Summary Proceedings Act introduced today, April 1, by Justice Minister Ross Landry.

Funding for Community Programs Helps Prevent Crime

Justice

March 31, 2010 3:18 PM

JUSTICE--Funding for Community Programs Helps Prevent Crime
NOTE: A list of organizations receiving grants follows the release.
Twenty-one communities are receiving one-time Community Crime Prevention and Reduction Investment grants this week from the Department of Justice for projects aimed at reducing and preventing crime in Nova Scotia.

Personal Directives Act Takes Effect

Justice

March 31, 2010 1:07 PM

HEALTH/JUSTICE/COMMUNITY SERVICES–-Personal Directives Act Takes Effect
Nova Scotians are encouraged to create their own personal directive to outline their wishes for care decisions if they are unable to make them.

Minister Recognizes Leaders in Crime Prevention

Justice

March 30, 2010 12:40 PM

JUSTICE--Minister Recognizes Leaders in Crime Prevention
A number of Nova Scotians were recognized today, March 30, for their efforts to prevent crime and make communities safer.

Innovative Project Funding for Seniors

Justice

March 22, 2010 2:09 PM

SENIORS/JUSTICE--Innovative Project Funding for Seniors
Nova Scotia seniors will benefit this year from $700,000 being awarded to 75 projects that promote safety, age-friendly thinking and opportunities for positive aging.

Remember to Turn Clocks Ahead

Justice

March 10, 2010 10:17 AM

JUSTICE--Remember to Turn Clocks Ahead
Nova Scotians are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 14, when daylight saving time comes into effect at 2 a.m., or before going to bed Saturday evening.

Nova Scotia Youth Correctional Facility Art Expo, Performance

Justice

February 26, 2010 11:28 AM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Youth Correctional Facility Art Expo, Performance
Youth from the Nova Scotia Youth Correctional Facility in Waterville, held an art exhibition and performance art show Thursday, Feb. 25.

Attorney General Announces Board of Governors Chair Appointment

Justice

February 17, 2010 1:24 PM

JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Board of Governors Chair Appointment
Attorney General and Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Feb. 17, the appointment of Robert MacKeigan, as chair of the board of governors of the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Community Organizations Receive $180,000 in Lighthouses Grants

Justice

February 12, 2010 11:13 AM

JUSTICE--Community Organizations Receive $180,000 in Lighthouses Grants
NOTE: A list of organizations receiving grants follows this release.
Fifteen organizations involved in community recreational activities will each receive $12,000 from the province's Lighthouses Program, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Feb. 12.

Minister's Awards for Leadership in Crime Prevention

Justice

February 4, 2010 10:48 AM

JUSTICE--Minister's Awards for Leadership in Crime Prevention
The Department of Justice is accepting nominations for the annual Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.

Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced

Justice

January 28, 2010 9:12 AM

JUSTICE--Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced
Justice Minister and Attorney General Ross Landry announced today, Jan. 28, the 14 recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation.

Drivers Reminded to Stay Safe During New Year Eve Celebrations

Justice

December 30, 2009 10:51 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/JUSTICE--Drivers Reminded to Stay Safe During New Year Eve Celebrations
With the festivities of New Year's upon us, the province is asking drivers to stay safe and sober behind the wheel.

Community Safety Order Issued

Justice

December 11, 2009 3:21 PM

JUSTICE--Community Safety Order Issued
The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has upheld another Department of Justice Community Safety Order application.

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