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Amendments Introduced to Engineering Profession Act

Justice

September 18, 2009 10:30 AM

JUSTICE--Amendments Introduced to Engineering Profession Act
Amendments to the Engineering Profession Act introduced today, Sept. 18, will create a more modern and comprehensive complaint and disciplinary process and speed up the process of recognizing engineers from out of province who want to practice in Nova Scotia.

Apology Legislation Effective Oct. 1

Justice

September 15, 2009 1:07 PM

JUSTICE--Apology Legislation Effective Oct. 1
Starting Oct. 1, Nova Scotians will be able to offer an apology without accepting liability.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

September 9, 2009 1:47 PM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
The province is looking for the public's help with an unsolved case involving a missing person last seen nine years ago.

Minister Releases Excited Delirium Report

Justice

September 4, 2009 11:31 AM

JUSTICE--Minister Releases Excited Delirium Report
A report on excited delirium was released today, Sept. 4, by Justice Minister Ross Landry.

New Executive Director appointed to Legal Aid Commission

Justice

August 28, 2009 10:04 AM

JUSTICE--New Executive Director appointed to Legal Aid Commission
Karen Hudson has been appointed as the newest executive director of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission, effective Sept. 1.

Justice Minister Announces Opening of Mental Health Court

Justice

August 27, 2009 1:11 PM

JUSTICE--Justice Minister Announces Opening of Mental Health Court
The province's first court to help people with mental health illnesses will open in Dartmouth on Nov. 2.

Families of Homicide Victims Receive Enhanced Services

Justice

August 26, 2009 10:39 AM

JUSTICE--Families of Homicide Victims Receive Enhanced Services
The province is doubling the amount of money and extending the amount of time available for counselling for immediate family members of homicide victims in Nova Scotia.

Province Cuts Freedom of Information Application Fee

Justice

August 14, 2009 12:56 PM

JUSTICE–-Province Cuts Freedom of Information Application Fee
The province is making it easier and more affordable for Nova Scotians to access information about the government.

Crime Rate Drops for Fourth Year in a Row

Justice

July 21, 2009 1:05 PM

JUSTICE--Crime Rate Drops for Fourth Year in a Row
The Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics released its report on 2008 crime statistics today, July 21. The annual report contains information on police-reported crime across Canada.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Justice

July 10, 2009 2:59 PM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes
NOTE TO EDITORS: A photo of Tanya Jean Brooks is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/Photos/2009/Jul/brooks-tanya.jpg .
Another case was added to the province's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes program today, July 10.

Impaired Driving Enforcement Stepped-up

Justice

July 8, 2009 2:23 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/JUSTICE--Impaired Driving Enforcement Stepped-up
With the season of barbecues, cottage parties and long weekends upon us, police and RCMP are stepping up enforcement to combat impaired driving, including an improved focus on drug-impaired drivers.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Justice

June 16, 2009 11:26 AM

JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes
NOTE: A photo of Steven Michael Hall is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/Photos/2009/Jun/HALL_cropped.jpg .
Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was added today, June 16.

Le procureur général annonce une nomination à la magistrature

Justice

June 5, 2009 3:14 PM

JUSTICE--Le procureur général annonce une nomination à la magistrature
Le procureur général et ministre de la Justice Cecil Clarke a annoncé la nomination de Pierre Muise, originaire de Tusket dans le comté de Yarmouth, comme juge au tribunal de la famille et à la cour provinciale. M. Muise a été nommé aujourd'hui 5 juin.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment

Justice

June 5, 2009 3:10 PM

JUSTICE–-Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment
Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke has announced the appointment of Pierre Muise of Tusket, Yarmouth Co., as the newest judge of the family and provincial courts. Mr. Muise was appointed today, June 5.

Government Invests in New Correctional Facility

Justice

April 29, 2009 3:36 PM

JUSTICE--Government Invests in New Correctional Facility
Public safety in Nova Scotia will be improved with the construction of a new correctional facility in Springhill, announced today, April 29.

Minister Supports Proposed Federal Auto Theft Legislation

Justice

April 22, 2009 1:19 PM

JUSTICE--Minister Supports Proposed Federal Auto Theft Legislation
Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke voiced his support today, April 22, for proposed new federal legislation that will give law enforcement authorities and the courts better tools to fight the crime of auto theft.

Deloitte Report Well Underway

Justice

April 8, 2009 10:36 AM

JUSTICE--Deloitte Report Well Underway
The Department of Justice is improving, streamlining and updating procedures to enhance safety and security in provincial corrections.

First Crime Prevention Awards Presented

Justice

April 2, 2009 1:16 PM

JUSTICE--First Crime Prevention Awards Presented
A number of Nova Scotians were recognized today, April 2, for their efforts to prevent crime and make communities safer.

Department Tightens Processes

Justice

April 1, 2009 6:51 PM

JUSTICE--Department Tightens Processes
The Justice Department has taken steps to tighten its processes today, April 1, in response to two mistaken releases that have recently occurred.

Crime Prevention Symposium in Nova Scotia

Justice

April 1, 2009 2:32 PM

JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Symposium in Nova Scotia
Police, community groups, organizations, academics and researchers will meet in Halifax on Thursday, April 2, for the province's first crime prevention symposium to share ways to reduce crime in Nova Scotia.

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