933 releases issued in the specified time period for Justice
March 31, 2009 3:38 PM
JUSTICE--Update on Chancelor Faulkner
The Department of Justice released the photo to media today, March 31, of Chancelor Faulkner, 19, to assist in his apprehension.
March 30, 2009 4:48 PM
JUSTICE--Department Notifies Public of Mistaken Release
The Department of Justice is notifying the public about a Halifax man who was mistakenly released from a correctional facility.
March 27, 2009 4:42 PM
JUSTICE--Minister Supports Proposed New Federal Crime Legislation
Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke voiced his ongoing support for proposed new federal legislation introduced today, March 27, that will eliminate the two-for-one time credit often given during sentencing to offenders who have spent time in a correctional institution awaiting court appearance.
March 25, 2009 11:59 AM
JUSTICE--Minister Supports Proposed Federal Crime Legislation
Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke voiced his strong support for proposed federal legislation today, March 25.
March 23, 2009 1:45 PM
JUSTICE--New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program
Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced today, March 23.
March 6, 2009 10:44 AM
LABOUR/WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT/JUSTICE--Nova Scotians Reminded to Change Batteries When Changing Clocks
Nova Scotians are reminded to change smoke alarm batteries when moving clocks one hour ahead.
March 5, 2009 11:50 AM
JUSTICE--Crime Prevention Award Nomination Deadline Nears
The deadline for nominations for the first annual Justice Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention is Friday, March 6.
February 19, 2009 2:53 PM
JUSTICE--Corrections Exemplary Service Medals Awarded
NOTE: The list of Recipients of the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal for 2009 follows this release
Thirty-two staff with Correctional Services at the Department of Justice were presented with the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal.
February 13, 2009 1:03 PM
JUSTICE--Bridgewater Justice Centre Dedicated to Michael Baker
A new justice centre was dedicated to Finance Minister Michael Baker in Bridgewater today, Feb. 13.
February 13, 2009 9:00 AM
JUSTICE--Ouverture du centre de justice de Yarmouth
Les citoyens du comté de Yarmouth ont maintenant un nouveau centre de justice multifonctionnel.
February 13, 2009 8:58 AM
JUSTICE--Yarmouth Justice Centre Opens
Citizens from Yarmouth County now have a new multi-purpose justice centre.
February 10, 2009 11:10 AM
JUSTICE--First Annual Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention
The Department of Justice is now accepting nominations for the first annual Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.
February 5, 2009 3:56 PM
PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE/JUSTICE--Fatality Inquiry to Open Feb. 18
An inquiry looking into the November 2007 death of Howard Hyde will open at Halifax Provincial Court on Wednesday, Feb. 18, with a review of applications for standing.
January 26, 2009 10:44 AM
JUSTICE--Inmate Death at Correctional Facility
An inmate at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility has died in custody.
January 18, 2009 3:00 PM
JUSTICE--New Glasgow Adds Two Police Officers
New Glasgow will have two new police officers to meet the safety and community police needs.
January 16, 2009 1:30 PM
JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment
Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke announced today, Jan. 16, the appointment of Jean Whalen as a judge to the family court and provincial court of Nova Scotia. Ms. Whalen will be based in Sydney.
December 23, 2008 4:04 PM
JUSTICE--Department Advises Public of Youth Escape
The Department of Justice is advising the public that a youth has fled from custody by stealing a vehicle at a construction site.
December 22, 2008 2:20 PM
JUSTICE--Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced
Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke announced today, Dec. 22, the 14 recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation.
December 19, 2008 10:00 AM
AÎNÉS / JUSTICE--Récipiendaires de subventions pour les programmes de sécurité
Treize programmes de la province qui aident les aînés à vivre une vie plus saine et sécuritaire recevront des subventions, selon l'annonce effectuée aujourd'hui 19 décembre par les ministères des Aînés et de la Justice.
December 19, 2008 9:57 AM
SENIORS/JUSTICE--Safety Program Winners
Thirteen programs in the province that will help seniors live safer, healthier lives will benefit from grants announced today, Dec. 19, by the departments of Seniors and Justice.