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Correctional, Forensic Facilities

Justice

September 9, 98 11:00 AM

N.S. HOSPITAL/JUSTICE/HEALTH--Correctional, Forensic Facilities
The preferred site for the construction of a new correctional facility and a new forensic hospital is on 40 hectares (100 acres) between Marsh Lake and the Department of National Defence's rifle range off Highway 102.

Child Maintenance Guidelines Proclaimed

Justice

August 31, 98 11:00 AM

JUSTICE--Child Maintenance Guidelines Proclaimed
Nova Scotians now have guidelines to assist in calculating appropriate levels of child support, Justice Minister Jim Smith announced today.

Community Mobilization Program to Prevent Crime

Justice

July 29, 98 10:50 AM

JUSTICE--Community Mobilization Program to Prevent Crime
Communities across the province are being invited to become actively involved in crime prevention. Federal Justice Minister Anne McLellan, Solicitor General Andy Scott and Nova Scotia Justice Minister Jim Smith announced today that $3.5 million will be made available over the next five years to help Nova Scotian communities prevent crime.

Terms of Reference for Kaufman Review of PPS

Justice

July 17, 98 2:05 PM

JUSTICE--Terms of Reference for Kaufman Review of PPS
Justice Minister Jim Smith today released the terms of reference for the independent review of the Public Prosecution Service (PPS). The review is being conducted by the Honourable Fred Kaufman, C.M., Q.C. and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 1998.

Correctional Officers Strike Action Would Be Illegal

Justice

July 3, 98 5:40 PM

JUSTICE--Correctional Officers Strike Action Would Be Illegal
Any strike action by Nova Scotia's correctional officers would be illegal, Justice Minister Jim Smith said today.

Morrison Appeal to Proceed

Justice

July 2, 98 11:10 AM

Justice--Morrison Appeal to Proceed
Justice Minister and Attorney General Jim Smith announced today that he is allowing the independent Public Prosecution Service to appeal the dismissal of a first-degree murder charge against Dr. Nancy Morrison.

A Partnership in Protection

Justice

June 17, 98 10:15 AM

JUSTICE--A Partnership in Protection
Individuals facing a high risk of relationship violence and victims of stalking will be provided with free cellular telephones to obtain 911 emergency services during times of extreme risk.

Justice Matters: Programs With Purpose

Justice

March 31, 98 11:35 AM

JUSTICE--Justice Matters: Programs With Purpose
NOTE TO EDITORS: This is part of a periodic feature series titled Justice Matters. Produced by the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, it is intended to provide additional background information and offer some insight into issues relating to the justice system.

Minister Recognizes Contribution

Justice

March 12, 98 2:00 PM

JUSTICE/PUBLIC PROSECUTION--Minister Recognizes Contribution
Justice Minister Alan Mitchell today congratulated Jerry Pitzul, director of the Public Prosecution Service, on his appointment as Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Forces. Mr. Pitzul will continue as director of the prosecution service until April 14, 1998, when he begins his new duties in Ottawa.

Queen's Counsel Appointments

Justice

February 11, 98 3:30 PM

JUSTICE--Queen's Counsel Appointments
Justice Minister Alan Mitchell today announced the appointment of 12 lawyers as Queen's counsel. The appointees are:

Focus on the Family: Putting Children First

Justice

February 5, 98 3:50 PM

JUSTICE--Focus on the Family: Putting Children First
NOTE TO EDITORS: This is the first in a series titled Justice Matters. Produced by the Department of Justice, it is intended to provide additional background information and offer some insight into issues relating to the justice system.

Provincial Court Judge Appointed

Justice

January 21, 98 11:30 AM

JUSTICE--Provincial Court Judge Appointed
Alan T. Tufts, QC, was appointed a provincial court judge today by Justice Minister Alan Mitchell. Mr. Tufts will sit in the Kentville area.

Teaming Up for Safety's Sake

Justice

January 8, 98 10:30 AM

JUSTICE/COMMUNITY SERVICES/HEALTH--Teaming Up for Safety's Sake
Non-profit groups will have an opportunity to learn how to screen volunteers, thanks to a partnership between four government bodies and the Volunteer Resource Centre.

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