933 releases issued in the specified time period for Justice
January 10, 2006 4:00 PM
JUSTICE--Darce Fardy Leaving Review Officer Post
Darce Fardy has announced he is retiring as Nova Scotia's freedom of information and protection of privacy review officer, effective Monday, Jan. 23.
December 22, 2005 12:17 PM
JUSTICE--New Queen's Counsel Appointments
Justice Minister Michael Baker announced today, Dec. 22, the 13 recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) designation.
December 7, 2005 11:40 AM
JUSTICE--Judges' Salaries and Benefits Report Released
An independent tribunal has authorized an increase in judges' salaries of 3.4 per cent a year over three years.
November 9, 2005 5:02 PM
JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Leads National Call for Youth Crime Changes
Nova Scotia's justice minister has moved the country a step closer to tougher youth crime laws.
November 3, 2005 3:22 PM
JUSTICE--Court Orders to Fight Neighborhood Crime
Nova Scotians will have a new tool to fight crime in their neighborhoods, under legislation introduced today, Nov. 3, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.
October 27, 2005 1:12 PM
JUSTICE--New Breathalysers Win Police, MADD Support
Municipal police agencies throughout Nova Scotia will be able to purchase modern breathalyser units and upgrade their radio systems, thanks to $160,000 in provincial funding.
October 19, 2005 3:32 PM
New Corrections Act for Safer, Stronger Nova Scotia
Electronic ankle monitors will soon be available to track people who are under house arrest in Nova Scotia.
October 19, 2005 3:06 PM
Gas Thieves and Fine Shirkers To Lose Driver's Licences
Motorists who steal gasoline or diesel fuel and people who fail to pay certain court fines will lose their driver's licences, under legislation introduced today, Oct. 19, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.
October 18, 2005 2:33 PM
JUSTICE--Act to Increase Small Claims Limit
Proposed changes to the Small Claims Court Act will make it easier and cheaper for Nova Scotians to resolve certain legal disputes.
October 17, 2005 10:23 AM
JUSTICE--Province to Contribute to Courthouse Improvements
The people of Inverness County will see significant improvements to the Port Hood courthouse, thanks to an investment by the provincial government and the Municipality of the County of Inverness.
October 13, 2005 2:47 PM
JUSTICE--Legislation Permits Province To Sue Tobacco Companies
Legislation that would allow Nova Scotia to attempt to recover millions of dollars in health-care costs for tobacco-related illnesses, was introduced today, Oct. 13, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.
September 13, 2005 3:14 PM
JUSTICE--Police Commission Report Made Public
A Nova Scotia Police Commission report into the May 2000 death of James Guy Bailey, Jr., while in custody in a Sydney lockup, was made public today, Sept. 13, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.
September 2, 2005 11:05 AM
JUSTICE--Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointments
Attorney General Michael Baker has announced the appointment of Jamie Campbell and Anne Derrick as judges to the provincial and family courts.
August 23, 2005 2:05 PM
JUSTICE--Port Hawkesbury Justice Centre Opens
Citizens from Inverness, Richmond, Antigonish and Guysborough counties got a look today, Aug. 23, at the new, $12-million justice centre in Port Hawkesbury, officially opened by Justice Minister Michael Baker.
August 15, 2005 9:52 AM
JUSTICE--Appeals Tribunal Appointment
Louanne Labelle has been appointed chief appeal commissioner of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, it was announced today, Aug. 15, by Michael Baker, Minister responsible for the tribunal.
July 20, 2005 12:42 PM
JUSTICE--Police Commission Inquiry Report Available
The Nova Scotia Police Commission has completed its inquiry and investigation into the death of Dean Richard, who died on July 7, 1996, as the result of a motor-vehicle accident.
June 29, 2005 1:04 PM
JUSTICE--Nunn Commission to Examine Youth Case
Justice D. Merlin Nunn of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has been appointed to lead the inquiry into the release from custody of a youth who was charged in the death of Theresa McEvoy of Halifax.
June 28, 2005 8:48 AM
JUSTICE--New Police Tool Supports Victims
Police in Nova Scotia now have a new resource to help them deal with violence between spouses or intimate partners.
June 20, 2005 8:47 AM
JUSTICE--Fighting Marijuana Grow Operations
Organizations from across Nova Scotia are in Halifax today, June 20, to discuss ways of shutting down illegal marijuana grow operations that are costing Canadians money and threatening the safety of their communities.
May 20, 2005 4:55 PM
JUSTICE--No Public Inquiry into Carline VandenElsen Case
Justice Minister Michael Baker said today, May 20, that unless new information becomes available, he has no plans to call a public inquiry as requested by Carline VandenElsen.