News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 10)

Cyberbullying Investigation Unit Begins Helping Youth, Families


Youth and family members can now call the country's first cyberbullying investigative unit for help. The unit's investigators started today, Sept. 30, and will begin taking calls and investigating complaints immediately.

Long-serving Police Officers Recognized in Cape Breton


More police officers were recognized for their years of dedicated service at a ceremony in Cape Breton today, Sept. 27.

Actions Completed East Coast Forensic Report

Justice / Health and Wellness

The province and Capital District Health Authority have completed 17 of 18 actions to protect public safety and strengthen patient rehabilitation at the East Coast Forensic Hospital.

Investigators Hired for Cyberbullying Investigation Unit


Nova Scotians are getting more protection from cyberbullying with the hiring of five investigators for the new CyberSCAN investigation unit.

Long-serving Police Officers Recognized


Dedicated police officers who make Nova Scotia's streets safer and communities stronger were recognized today, Sept. 18.

Victims of Domestic Violence Can End Lease Early

Justice / Status of Women

Nova Scotia tenants who are victims of domestic abuse can end leases early without financial penalty, beginning Sept. 16.

2012 Murder of Kaylin Diggs Added to Rewards Program


The province is hoping to bring closure to the family of 2012 homicide victim Kaylin Diggs.

Plus grande protection pour les victimes de cyberintimidation

Justice / Education and Early Childhood Development

Les victimes de cyberintimidation ont maintenant plus de ressources alors que la Nouvelle-Écosse devient chef de file au pays avec de nouvelles lois sur la cybersécurité.

Province Offers More Protection for Cyberbullying Victims

Justice / Education and Early Childhood Development

Victims of cyberbullying now have more places to turn as Nova Scotia leads the country with new cyber-safety laws.

Offenders Get Back on Track by Helping Others


Offenders will have more opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others, helping them get their own lives back.

Government Apologizes to Victims, Commits to Changes


Justice Minister Ross Landry apologized to victims and called on the federal government to act, in response to reports issued by the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service and the RCMP about the Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh case.

Justice Minister Receives Report from Independent Commission


Justice Minister Ross Landry has received the report from the independent commission asked to review the RCMP's involvement with Nicole Doucet.

New Associate Chief Judge of Provincial Court Appointed


A judge of 15 years is the newest associate chief judge of the Nova Scotia provincial court.

Government Office Brings Jobs to New Waterford, Boosts Local Businesses


More people are working, and local businesses are seeing more customers, thanks to the opening of a new provincial office in New Waterford.

Hiring Begins for Cyberbullying Investigative Unit


Young people and their families are another step closer to having provincial investigators to act on cyberbullying cases.

2008 Murder of Daniel Newman Added to Rewards Program


The province is asking the public for new information on the murder of Daniel Newman in Halifax.

Lunenburg County Youth Connecting for Better Futures


Art, music, physical activity and workshops to build job skills are just some of the activities helping youth in Lunenburg County to make good decisions and avoid crime.

2007 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program


The province is hoping to bring closure for the family of a 2007 homicide victim in Halifax Regional Municipality through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

2011 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program


The province is hoping to generate new leads for police in a two-year old homicide case in Halifax Regional Municipality through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

Subcontractors to Receive Full Pay Sooner


Subcontractors will be able to receive full pay sooner for their work on long-term building projects, thanks to amendments introduced today, May 6, to the Builders' Lien Act.