News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 11)

Housekeeping Amendments to Motor Vehicle Act, Elections Act, Other Legislation

Justice

Nova Scotians involved in fender-benders soon won't have to notify the police unless damages are more than $2,000, thanks to amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act introduced today, April 30.

Attorney General Seeks Options for Parsons's Case

Justice

Justice Minister Ross Landry said today, April 9, he has asked senior government officials to present options, as soon as possible, to review the Rehtaeh Parsons case.

Subventions accordées à des organismes communautaires pour la prévention du crime

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Les Néo-Écossais qui se préoccupent de la sécurité des collectivités recevront du financement qui les aidera à prévenir le crime et à assurer la sécurité des familles et des collectivités.

Crime Prevention Grants Awarded to Community Organizations

Justice

Nova Scotians concerned about community safety will receive funding that helps them fight crime and make families and communities safer.

New Firearms Safety Training Partner Secured

Justice

People who want to hunt can soon register for courses to help keep themselves and others safe in the woods.

Hundreds to Discuss Youth, Partnerships, Bullying

Justice

Hundreds of crime prevention advocates, police, teachers and youth are together today, March 27, building positive relationships that support youth and prevent bullying and other crime.

Community Committee Announced for New Jail

Justice

Justice Minister Ross Landry has appointed a community liaison committee so people in and around Pictou County have more information, and more opportunity to share ideas and ask questions about the new jail.

Zero Tolerance for Illegal Activity at Correctional Facilities

Justice

The province is sending a clear message that illegal activity will not be tolerated in its correctional facilities. Work continues to clean up illegal drug activity at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth.

Time to Move Clocks Forward Sunday, March 10

Justice

Nova Scotians will have more sunlight in the evenings when daylight savings time begins Sunday, March 10.

Province to Recognize Retired Long-serving Police Officers

Justice

The province will recognize retired police officers for years of dedicated service to Nova Scotians with changes to the Nova Scotia Police Long Service Award.

New Chief Judge Appointed for Provincial, Family Courts

Justice

Judge Pamela Williams is the new Chief Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial and Family Courts.

Program Helps Aboriginal Youth Offenders get Back on Track

Justice

Outreach workers and Mi'kmaw elders will help young Aboriginal offenders get their lives back on track by strengthening their connections with their culture and community.

Amendments Modernize, Improve Family Laws

Justice

The province is helping to safeguard the best interests of children when couples are going through a separation.

Good Jobs for New Waterford Another Step Closer

Justice

Good jobs and improved services are closer to reality as space is secured in New Waterford for the province's Maintenance Enforcement Program.

Minister Refers RCMP Response for Independent Review

Justice

Justice Minister Ross Landry will refer the RCMP's handling of calls for assistance for Nicole (Ryan) Doucet to the Commission for Public Complaints against the RCMP.

Canine Therapy Program to Improve Offender Behaviour

Justice

A new program will give offenders valuable life skills to help keep communities safe when the offenders are released.

Le programme Phares ouvre des possibilités aux jeunes

Justice

Entrevue avec des personnes âgées. Rédaction de pièces de théâtre. Mentorat. Bénévolat. Voile. Voilà le genre d'activités offertes aux jeunes à risque partout en Nouvelle-Écosse grâce au programme Phares, un programme de subventions provincial.

Lighthouses Program Creates Opportunities for Youth

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Interviewing seniors. Writing plays. Tutoring. Volunteering. Sailing. These are the kinds of activities at-risk youth can take part in across Nova Scotia, thanks to the province's Lighthouses Grants program.

Province Removes Fortifications From Home to Ensure Safety

Justice

The province has moved to ensure the safety of a Nine Mile River neighbourhood this week under the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act.

Les subventions ponctuelles pour la prévention du crime sont disponibles

Justice

Le gouvernement provincial contribue à la sécurité des familles et des collectivités en appuyant financièrement des projets qui permettront de réduire le crime en Nouvelle-Écosse.