933 releases issued in the specified time period for Justice
December 3, 2009 3:21 PM
JUSTICE/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Nova Scotia MADD Rating Improves
Nova Scotia has moved up seven places in the latest provincial ratings release by Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada.
December 1, 2009 9:55 AM
JUSTICE--Province Moves Forward with New Correctional Facility
A new 100-cell correctional facility will service Cumberland, Colchester, Pictou, Antigonish, Guysborough and Richmond counties, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Dec. 1.
November 26, 2009 9:38 AM
TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/JUSTICE--Operation Christmas Launched
Law enforcement agencies across Nova Scotia teamed up today, Nov. 26, to launch Operation Christmas, the annual campaign to reduce impaired driving during the holiday season.
November 24, 2009 10:34 AM
JUSTICE--Province Announces an Independent Investigative Unit
The province is developing an independent investigative unit for Nova Scotia's police system, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Nov. 24.
November 23, 2009 9:33 AM
JUSTICE--More Police Officers Help Make Community Safer
Two RCMP officers are being allocated to areas where they will help prevent crime.
November 19, 2009 3:17 PM
AÎNÉS / JUSTICE--Un plus grand soutien communautaire pour les aînés à risque d'être victimes de violence
Les personnes âgées qui sont à risque d'être victimes d'exploitation financière, de violence psychologique, de violence physique et d'autres formes de négligence à l'égard des aînés pourront continuer de compter sur des programmes communautaires grâce à l'appui financier d'une initiative gouvernementale de financement.
November 19, 2009 3:15 PM
SENIORS/JUSTICE--More Community-based Support for Seniors at Risk of Abuse
Seniors at risk of financial, emotional, physical, and other forms of elder abuse will continue to benefit from community-based programs, thanks to financial support from a government funding initiative.
November 12, 2009 1:15 PM
JUSTICE--Grant Program to Help Youth Programs
Nova Scotia youth involved in community recreational activities will benefit from a new grant program launched today, Nov. 12, by the Department of Justice.
November 10, 2009 3:17 PM
JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments
Attorney General and Justice Minister Ross Landry has announced the appointment of three new judges, today, Nov. 10.
November 2, 2009 3:37 PM
JUSTICE--Private Security Legislation Introduced
Nova Scotians will benefit from improved regulation of the private security industry in new legislation introduced today, Nov. 2, by Justice Minister Ross Landry.
November 2, 2009 3:30 PM
JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Mental Health Court Opens Today
A specialized mental health court, the first of its kind in Nova Scotia, opened today, Nov. 2, at the Dartmouth Provincial Court, 277 Pleasant St., Dartmouth.
October 29, 2009 1:20 PM
JUSTICE--Remember to Turn Clocks Back
Nova Scotians will experience brighter mornings beginning Sunday, Nov. 1, when daylight saving time ends. People are reminded to set their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m., or Saturday evening before going to bed.
October 28, 2009 9:55 AM
JUSTICE--Justice Minister Brings Concerns to New Brunswick Meeting
Justice Minister Ross Landry is in Fredericton today, Oct. 28, for the start of three days of meetings with his provincial and territorial counterparts, federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan.
October 27, 2009 11:31 AM
JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Police Long Service Awards Presented
Long-serving police officers from across Nova Scotia were recognized for contributions to law enforcement in the province with the Nova Scotia Provincial Police Long Service Award Program.
October 21, 2009 10:05 AM
JUSTICE--Ion Scanners in Place at Provincial Correctional Facilities
Another layer of security to keep drugs out of Nova Scotia's correctional facilities came into effect today, Oct. 21.
October 20, 2009 12:54 PM
JUSTICE--Amendments Create Level Playing Field for Political Donations
Amendments to the Members and Public Employees Disclosure Act, introduced today, Oct. 20, would ensure equity and fairness among parties in the electoral system in Nova Scotia.
October 6, 2009 2:26 PM
JUSTICE--Public Trustee Act
An amendment to the Public Trustee Act introduced today, Oct. 6, will clarify the role of the public trustee under the province's new Personal Directives Act legislation, which will be proclaimed later this year.
September 25, 2009 10:34 AM
JUSTICE--New Privacy Act Proclaimed
Personal information will be more secure under the Privacy Review Officer Act that takes effect today, Sept. 25.
September 22, 2009 2:31 PM
JUSTICE--New Legislation Will Prevent Lawsuits that Strain Court Resources
People who needlessly tie up court resources in Nova Scotia would face restrictions under legislation introduced today, Sept. 22, by Justice Minister Ross Landry.
September 18, 2009 11:24 AM
JUSTICE--Proceeds of Crime Program Proves Crime Doesn't Pay
The Department of Justice's Provincial Proceeds of Crime unit has secured its first forfeiture.