933 releases issued in the specified time period for Justice
October 3, 2014 9:38 AM
JUSTICE--Police Auxiliary Members Protected from Liability
RCMP auxiliary and municipal police auxiliary members will be protected from liability through amendments to the Police Act introduced today, Oct. 3.
October 2, 2014 0:14 AM
JUSTICE--Builders' Lien Act Clarified
Amendments introduced today, Oct. 2, to the Builders' Lien Act expand on changes made in 2013, and bring more clarity and consistency to the act.
October 2, 2014 0:08 AM
JUSTICE--Correctional Services Act Modernizes Practices
Amendments introduced today, Oct. 2, to the Correctional Services Act, better reflect current practices and technology.
September 23, 2014 1:00 PM
JUSTICE--Family Court Services Expanded for all Nova Scotians
Families outside Halifax and Cape Breton will soon have better access to justice services with rule changes for family court.
August 28, 2014 9:16 AM
JUSTICE--First Reward for Major Unsolved Crime to be Paid
A family has answers and a crime has been solved, thanks to information received by Nova Scotia's Reward for Major Unsolved Crime Program. This week, the program paid its first reward of $150,000, the maximum under the program.
August 25, 2014 11:52 AM
JUSTICE--Grandparents' Rights Legislation Takes Effect Sept. 1
Grandparents seeking access to their grandchildren will have a simpler court process as of Sept. 1.
July 30, 2014 9:12 AM
JUSTICE--New Judge Appointed for Halifax
Daniel MacRury is Nova Scotia's newest provincial and family court judge in Halifax.
July 8, 2014 1:07 PM
JUSTICE--New FOIPOP Review Officer Appointed
Catherine Tully of Ottawa has been appointed Nova Scotia's new freedom of information and protection of privacy review officer.
June 12, 2014 12:15 PM
JUSTICE--Access Committee to Improve Justice System
Leaders in the provincial justice system are working together to make the system better for Nova Scotians.
June 3, 2014 10:41 AM
JUSTICE--Tentative Settlement Reached in Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Case
The government has reached a tentative settlement with former residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children.
May 30, 2014 12:26 PM
JUSTICE--Government Seeks Input on Changes to Family Law
Nova Scotians are invited to share their views on proposed updates to laws that affect families experiencing separation or custody issues.
April 30, 2014 1:39 PM
JUSTICE--Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program
Government is hoping to receive information about the death of Kevin Martin through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.
April 23, 2014 10:53 AM
JUSTICE--Court-monitored Drug Treatment Program Piloted in Kings County
New sentencing options and treatment programs will soon be available in Kings County for people whose addictions lead to criminal behaviour.
April 16, 2014 12:41 PM
JUSTICE--1985 Double Homicide Added to Rewards Program
Government is hoping to receive information about the deaths of Jack and Micheline Hulme through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.
April 15, 2014 2:32 PM
JUSTICE--Serious Incident Response Team Strengthens Operations
Amendments introduced today, April 15, will help continue the success of the team that investigates serious incidents involving police.
April 11, 2014 9:23 AM
JUSTICE--Working With Communities to Address Gun Violence
Trained "interrupters" will work in communities to prevent gun violence before it happens, under a new program launched today, April 11, in Halifax Regional Municipality.
April 9, 2014 2:24 PM
JUSTICE--Legislation Simplifies Handling a Loved One's Estate
Legislative changes introduced today, April 9, will help bring faster closure for families handling an estate after the loss of a loved one.
April 9, 2014 1:18 PM
JUSTICE--2013 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program
Government is hoping to receive more information about the death of Matthew Sudds through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.
April 9, 2014 11:28 AM
JUSTICE--Des prix pour des chefs de file de la prévention du crime dans les collectivités
Un organisme qui sensibilise la population au problème des homicides perpétrés au sein des familles est un des dix lauréats des Prix de la ministre pour le leadership en prévention du crime.
April 9, 2014 11:26 AM
JUSTICE--Awards Honour Community Crime Prevention Leaders
An organization that raises awareness and education about domestic homicides is one of 10 recipients of a Minister's Award for Leadership and Crime Prevention.