News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 21)

Justice Minister makes Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act Presentation

Justice

Justice Minister Ross Landry recognized Killam Properties Inc.'s contribution to building safer communities with a plaque presentation today, Sept. 9th.

More Community-based Support Available for Seniors at Risk of Abuse

Seniors / Justice

Seniors at risk of financial, emotional, physical, and other forms of elder abuse will be safer and more informed after $270,000 in annual grants for community-based programs.

Minister Announces Permanent Walkthrough Metal Detector

Justice

The province is taking additional steps to protect the safety and security of staff and users of the Dartmouth Provincial Court, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Aug. 25.

Minister Announces Mandatory Use of Protective Vests

Justice

The province is taking additional steps to protect the safety and security of staff and inmates at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, Aug. 11.

Pictou Landing First Nations Community Centre Office Opens

Justice

Policing services in Pictou Landing will be delivered more efficiently and effectively after the official opening of the Pictou Landing First Nations Community Centre Office today, July 30.

Investigation Into Transfer of Robert Thomas Crowe Complete

Justice

An internal investigation by the Department of Justice has found that human error was the reason Robert Thomas Crowe was not included on a court transfer document, Justice Minister Ross Landry announced today, July 9.

Environmental Assessment Proceeding Potential Sites for New Correctional Facility

Justice

A rigorous selection process for Nova Scotia's new correctional facility has narrowed the search to three potential sites.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

The province is looking for the public's help with a 30-year-old unsolved homicide case.

Amendments To Summary Offence Ticket Regulations

Justice

Police and bylaw enforcement officers can now issue summary offence tickets when people contravene Halifax Regional Municipality waste reduction bylaws.

Disturbance at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Justice

Corrections officials are commending staff today, June 16, for its quick handling of an overnight disturbance at the Cental Nova Scotia Correctional Facility.

Pictou County Receives Crime Prevention Funding

Justice

The Pictou County Municipalities Crime Prevention Association will continue to offer its crime prevention services thanks to $20,000 in pilot funding from the province.

Pictou Justice Centre Renovations Have Begun

Justice

The Pictou Justice Centre is getting a $2-million renovation that will add another courtroom and enhance service to the public.

Government Appoints Deputy Minister as New CEO

Emergency Management Office / Justice

Marian Tyson, deputy minister of the Justice Department, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of EMO, Emergency Management Minister Ramona Jennex announced today, June 2.

Input Sought on Private Security Regulations

Justice

Nova Scotians have an opportunity to provide input on regulations for the Security and Investigative Services Act, which was recently passed by government.

Province Supports Proposed Changes to Criminal Code for Impaired Drivers

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province is supporting a number of recommendations for impaired driving laws, proposed in a federal discussion paper.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

Another case was added to the province's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program today, May 6.

Amendments Introduced to Legal Profession Act

Justice

Amendments to the Legal Profession Act introduced today, May 4, will clarify and modernize this law.

Amendments Introduced to the Powers of Attorney Act

Justice

Amendments to the Powers of Attorney Act introduced today, May 3, will clarify and modernize the act.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

The province is looking for the public's help with an unsolved case involving a missing person last seen almost eight years ago.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

Another case was added to the province's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program today, April 23.