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Term Extended for Chief Judge of Family Court

Justice

May 13, 2005 9:47 AM

JUSTICE--Term Extended for Chief Judge of Family Court
The term of John D. Comeau, chief judge of the family court, has been extended for two years, Justice Minister Michael Baker announced today, May 13.

Province to Transfer Ownership of Former Youth Facility

Justice

May 3, 2005 8:38 AM

JUSTICE--Province to Transfer Ownership of Former Youth Facility
A future land sale of a provincial asset is expected to generate benefits for people living in Southwest Nova Scotia.

Justice Bills Focus on Youth Offences, Cross-Border Policing

Justice

April 18, 2005 2:53 PM

JUSTICE--Justice Bills Focus on Youth Offences, Cross-Border Policing
Sixteen and 17-year olds in Nova Scotia would be treated as adults in court if they are charged under the Motor Vehicle Act, under legislation expected to be introduced in an evening session of the House today, April 18, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Family Law Information Centre Opens in Halifax

Justice

April 15, 2005 1:01 PM

JUSTICE--Family Law Information Centre Opens in Halifax
Clients of family court will have the opportunity to learn more about the court process thanks to the opening today, April 15, of a Family Law Information Centre in Halifax.

$6.1 Million For Law Enforcement Supports Safer Communities

Justice

April 14, 2005 11:05 AM

JUSTICE--$6.1 Million For Law Enforcement Supports Safer Communities
The Nova Scotia government will invest $6.1 million over four years to support safe communities by bringing the province's municipal police forces into a national system of intelligence- based policing, Justice Minister Michael Baker announced today, April 14.

Safety Improvements At Correctional Facility

Justice

March 4, 2005 4:04 PM

JUSTICE--Safety Improvements At Correctional Facility
A security breach at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility on Christmas Eve will lead to improved safety for staff and offenders, it was announced today, March 4, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Flags Lowered to Honour Fallen Officers

Justice

March 4, 2005 1:29 PM

JUSTICE--Flags Lowered to Honour Fallen Officers
Flags at all provincial buildings have been lowered to half-mast today, March 4, in memory of the four RCMP officers who were killed Thursday, March 3, in Alberta.

Extension For Review Officer

Justice

February 2, 2005 12:00 PM

JUSTICE--Extension For Review Officer
Darce Fardy, a former journalist, will continue to oversee how the provincial government protects the privacy of Nova Scotians and handles requests for information.

Progress on Public Safety Issues

Justice

January 25, 2005 2:42 PM

JUSTICE--Progress on Public Safety Issues
Justice Minister Michael Baker says he is pleased with progress made at the annual justice ministers' meeting in Ottawa, this week.

Minister Seeks Justice Improvements In Ottawa

Justice

January 21, 2005 1:52 PM

JUSTICE--Minister Seeks Justice Improvements In Ottawa
Justice Minister Michael Baker will lobby his federal and provincial counterparts for tougher laws to improve public safety during the annual justice ministers' meeting in Ottawa next week.

Province Appoints New Chief Electoral Officer

Justice

January 14, 2005 2:09 PM

JUSTICE--Province Appoints New Chief Electoral Officer
Christine McCulloch will be Nova Scotia's new chief electoral officer. The appointment is effective immediately.

Queen's Counsel Appointments

Justice

December 23, 2004 3:25 PM

JUSTICE--Queen's Counsel Appointments
Justice Minister Michael Baker announced today, Dec. 23, the 15 recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) designation.

Harsher Penalties Sought For Auto Theft/Joyriding

Justice

November 24, 2004 11:08 AM

JUSTICE--Harsher Penalties Sought For Auto Theft/Joyriding
A joint call for action to combat auto theft and joyriding was made today, Nov. 24, by the Nova Scotia government, Insurance Bureau of Canada, RCMP and Halifax Regional Police Service.

Judicial Inquiry Into Youth's Release

Justice

November 10, 2004 12:02 PM

JUSTICE--Judicial Inquiry Into Youth's Release
The province will hold a full, independent and public inquiry into the release of a youth who was later charged in the death of Theresa McEvoy of Halifax, it was announced today, Nov. 10, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Statement by Justice Minister Michael Baker

Justice

November 4, 2004 12:25 PM

JUSTICE--Statement by Justice Minister Michael Baker
The following statement was issued today, Nov. 4, by Justice Minister Michael Baker:

Remembrance Day Reminder For Employers

Justice

November 4, 2004 9:20 AM

JUSTICE--Remembrance Day Reminder For Employers
Nova Scotia business owners should check to see if they must close on Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Remembrance Day Act.

Minister Issues Statement On Youth's Release

Justice

November 1, 2004 2:47 PM

JUSTICE--Minister Issues Statement On Youth's Release
Justice Minister Michael Baker says a questionable judgment call and several contributing factors led to the release of a youth who was later charged in a fatal collision in Halifax on Oct. 14.

Nova Scotians Reject Sunday Shopping

Justice

October 17, 2004 2:45 AM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotians Reject Sunday Shopping
Nova Scotians have said no to more Sunday shopping.

Family Court in Pictou County to Relocate

Justice

October 15, 2004 3:12 PM

JUSTICE--Family Court in Pictou County to Relocate
All courts hearing family law matters in Pictou County will soon be located under one roof. On Monday, Nov. 1, family court and related court services will move from Bridgeview Square in New Glasgow to the Justice Building in Pictou.

Police Governance Focus of New Act

Justice

October 8, 2004 9:15 AM

JUSTICE--Police Governance Focus of New Act
A new Police Act will support safer communities and streets in Nova Scotia.

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