News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 12)

One-time Community Crime Prevention Grants Available

Justice

The province is helping make families and communities safer by funding projects that will reduce crime in Nova Scotia.

Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced

Justice

Fourteen more lawyers can now add the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation to their accomplishments.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Justice

The province hopes to bring closure to the family and friends of 21-year-old Edward David Joseph Hannan by offering a reward for information that could solve his homicide.

Minister's Crime Prevention Award Nominations Open

Justice

Nova Scotians are encouraged to nominate deserving individuals for a Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Justice

The province hopes to bring closure to the family and friends of 34-year-old Terry Marriott Jr. by offering a reward for information that could solve his homicide.

Province, Police Address Homicide Stats

Justice

The province, police and Halifax Regional Municipality are working together to reduce crime.

Missing Persons Act Will Help Police Find Loved Ones

Justice

The province is giving police another tool to help bring missing persons home to their families.

Province, Police Launch Operation Christmas

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province is joining with police to make Nova Scotia roads safer for travelers this holiday season.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Justice

The province hopes to provide closure to the family and community of 44-year-old Edward William Phalen by offering a reward for information that could solve his homicide.

New Medical Examiner's Facility Opens

Justice

Green technology and advanced forensic facilities are improving medical examiner services to help bring closure for families and find answers for police and other agencies.

Government Investing in Justice System

Justice

Judges, lawyers, correctional officers and sheriffs will soon be working in more modern and safe courtrooms and correctional facilities. Upgrades to the Law Courts in Halifax and the construction of a new correctional facility are part of the province's new capital plan.

Transgender Rights to be Protected in Human Rights Act

Justice

Transgender Nova Scotians' right to equality and fairness will be made clear with proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act.

Amendments Make Out-of-Province Investigations Easier

Justice

Provincial enforcement officers will have more tools to investigate people and companies based in other provinces that break the law in Nova Scotia.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes

Justice

The province hopes to provide answers to the family of 21-year-old Laura Catherine Jessome by offering a reward for information that could solve her homicide.

Time to Change Clocks

Justice

Nova Scotians will gain an extra hour of sleep on Sunday, Nov. 4, when daylight savings time ends.

Helping Neighbours, Families Help Victims of Domestic Violence

Justice / Status of Women

Friends and families of victims of domestic violence will be better prepared to provide support with a new education program and toll-free information telephone line.

Investigation Begins into Arrest of Corrections Officer

Justice

The province has begun an internal investigation after the arrest of a corrections officer at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth.

Le gouvernement provincial met en œuvre le rapport sur les circonscriptions électorales

Justice

Des modifications à la loi sur la Chambre d'assemblée (House of Assembly Act) présentées aujourd'hui 25 octobre mettent en œuvre les changements recommandés par la commission indépendante chargée de la délimitation des circonscriptions électorales.

Province Implements Electoral Boundaries Report

Justice

Amendments to the House of Assembly Act introduced today, Oct. 25, implement the recommended changes of the independent electoral boundaries commission.

Les jeunes apprennent à gérer les relations, les conflits

Justice / Education (to March 26, 2013)

Les jeunes à l'échelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse apprennent de nouvelles façons de gérer les relations et les conflits en réfléchissant à la façon dont leurs gestes affectent les autres.