News releases from Justice (Page 1)

Demandes acceptées aux comités d'élaboration des normes en matière d'accessibilité

Justice

Le gouvernement invite les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse à contribuer au travail visant à établir une province sans obstacle.

Applications Open for Accessibility Standard Committees

Justice

Government is inviting Nova Scotians to help advance work toward a barrier-free province.

Additional Resources for Burnside Correctional Facility Following Death of Inmate

Justice

The Department of Justice is adding additional resources to the correctional facility in Burnside following an internal review into the death of an inmate.

More Police Officers Being Trained to Detect Impaired Driving

Justice

A partnership between the federal and provincial governments, and police agencies, will see more front-line police officers trained to detect impaired driving and keep roads safe.

Grants Help Community Groups and Municipalities Improve Accessibility

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Justice

Community groups and municipalities across the province are investing in capital improvements to improve accessibility at community and municipal facilities.

L’Opération Noël cible la conduite avec facultés affaiblies

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Cette année encore, le gouvernement, les agences d’application de la loi, les services d’urgence et MADD Canada joignent leurs forces pendant la période des fêtes de fin d’année pour empêcher les conducteurs avec facultés affaiblies de prendre le volant.

Operation Christmas Takes Aim at Impaired Driving

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Government, law enforcement agencies, emergency services and MADD Canada are joining together again this holiday season to help keep impaired drivers off the roads.

New Intimate Partner Training for Police

Justice

Police officers in Nova Scotia are receiving enhanced domestic violence training so they can respond more effectively to incidents of intimate partner violence and abuse.

Restorative Justice: Building a Responsive Justice System, Op-ed

Justice

Imagine what it might be like if those affected by crime could be part of a plan to work towards repairing the harm. What if there was a way for everyone to have a better understanding of the impact that a crime had on individuals and community?

Grants Help Businesses Improve Accessibility

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Justice

More businesses across the province are investing in improvements to their establishments, making them more accessible to persons with disabilities.

Province Will Not Appeal Human Rights Decision

Justice

The province will not appeal the Sept. 6 decision of a human rights board of inquiry.

Stratégies pour rendre la Nouvelle-Écosse accessible d'ici 2030

Justice

Les établissements d'enseignement, les édifices et les espaces communs en Nouvelle-Écosse devront bientôt se conformer à des normes d'accessibilité.

Strategies to Make Nova Scotia Accessible by 2030

Justice

Education, buildings, and shared spaces in Nova Scotia will soon be guided by accessibility standards.

Act to Restrict Possession and Sale of Body Armour

Justice

Law enforcement officers and Nova Scotians will benefit from changes the government is introducing to make communities safer.

Supporting Victims of Online Bullying, Op-ed

Justice

Bullying today goes far beyond the playground, campus, or workplace; it can be online and quickly seen and shared by many, where the victim has no escape.

Death in Correctional Services Custody

Justice

A 29-year-old man found unresponsive in his cell on Sept. 10 at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth died at the Dartmouth General Hospital today, Sept. 11.

Protecting Rights of 2SLGBTIQ+ Youth with Prohibition on Harmful Therapy

Justice

Legislation was introduced today, Sept. 11, to prohibit the use of a discriminatory and harmful therapy that attempts to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of young people who identify as 2SLGBTIQ+.

Medical Emergency at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Justice

A 29-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth on Monday, Sept. 10.

Preparing for the future: Enhancing programming and services at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, Op-Ed

Justice

Over the last few weeks, attention has been focused on Nova Scotia’s largest correctional facility, the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Burnside.

Marking One Year of Progress on Overdose Awareness Day

Health and Wellness / Justice

Access to naloxone and treatment, shorter waitlists and wait times, and more funding for community-based harm reduction are among key government actions and investments completed in the first year of the Opioid Use and Overdose Framework.