News releases from Justice (Page 2)

Sondage en ligne sur le partage du patrimoine familial


Le gouvernement invite les Néo-Écossais à faire connaître leur opinion sur la façon de partager le patrimoine à la fin d’une relation domestique.

Nova Scotians Help Needed in Solving Missing Persons Case


The public can help solve a missing persons case through a unique partnership between the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service, RCMP, National Research Council and the New York Academy of Arts.

Accessibility Improvements at Two Courthouses


Renovations to the Digby Justice Centre and the Amherst Supreme Court will improve accessibility for those attending courts.

Province to Ban Sales of Flavoured Cannabis Vaping Products

Finance and Treasury Board / Justice

Nova Scotia is taking further steps to protect youth by banning the sale of flavoured cannabis vaping products when they become available in the new year.

Operation Christmas Aims to Stop 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.

2019 Medal of Bravery Recipients Honoured


Two Nova Scotia heroes received the province’s highest recognition for bravery at a ceremony held today, Dec. 4, in Halifax.

Partenariats avec le secteur public pour améliorer l'accessibilité


Le gouvernement s'est engagé à améliorer l'accessibilité et à créer des communautés accueillantes et solidaires.

Public Sector Partnerships Expand Accessibility


Government is committed to improving accessibility and creating communities that are welcoming and supportive.

Incident at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility


At about 7:50 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, an inmate at the Central Nova Correctional Facility in Dartmouth was assaulted by other inmates.

Criminal Code Review Board Chair Appointed


Government has appointed former Justice Suzanne Hood as chairperson of the Criminal Code Review Board.

Recognizing 10 Years of Wellness Courts in Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia’s longest-running wellness court in Dartmouth is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.

Memorial Grant for First Responders


Families of first responders who die as a result of their duties can receive a $300,000 memorial grant to recognize their sacrifice and service.

Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program


Government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the homicide of 19-year-old Triston Reece.

Legislative Changes Clarify Rules for Elected Officials

Justice / Municipal Affairs and Housing

Legislative amendments, introduced today, Oct. 10, will provide clarity for elected officials and protect against potential conflicts of interest.

Des changements à la loi pour remanier les circonscriptions électorales


Un projet de loi pour remanier la carte électorale de la province a été déposé aujourd’hui 9 octobre.

Changes to Legislation Will Redraw Electoral Boundaries


Legislation to redraw the province’s electoral map was introduced today, Oct. 9.

Amendments to Fatality Investigations Act


Nova Scotia will soon have more options for timely and thorough review of unexpected deaths.

Amendments Support Infrastructure and Economic Growth


Legislation introduced today, Oct. 3, will provide clarity to the Expropriation Act and support continued infrastructure investments.

Government Employees Host Ninth Annual Harbour Swims to Kick Off Fundraiser


Provincial government employees are diving in and giving back to their communities as they kick off their annual workplace fundraising campaign for United Way with two harbour swims.

Interim Review Officer Appointed


Government has appointed an acting Freedom of Information Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) review officer and privacy review officer, effective Sept. 1.