News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 25)

Minister Supports Proposed New Federal Crime Legislation

Justice

Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke voiced his ongoing support for proposed new federal legislation introduced today, March 27, that will eliminate the two-for-one time credit often given during sentencing to offenders who have spent time in a correctional institution awaiting court appearance.

Minister Supports Proposed Federal Crime Legislation

Justice

Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke voiced his strong support for proposed federal legislation today, March 25.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced today, March 23.

Nova Scotians Reminded to Change Batteries When Changing Clocks

Labour and Workforce Development (To Jan. 7) / Justice

Nova Scotians are reminded to change smoke alarm batteries when moving clocks one hour ahead.

Crime Prevention Award Nomination Deadline Nears

Justice

The deadline for nominations for the first annual Justice Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention is Friday, March 6.

Corrections Exemplary Service Medals Awarded

Justice

Thirty-two staff with Correctional Services at the Department of Justice were presented with the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal.

Bridgewater Justice Centre Dedicated to Michael Baker

Justice

A new justice centre was dedicated to Finance Minister Michael Baker in Bridgewater today, Feb. 13.

Ouverture du centre de justice de Yarmouth

Justice

Les citoyens du comté de Yarmouth ont maintenant un nouveau centre de justice multifonctionnel.

Yarmouth Justice Centre Opens

Justice

Citizens from Yarmouth County now have a new multi-purpose justice centre.

First Annual Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention

Justice

The Department of Justice is now accepting nominations for the first annual Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.

Fatality Inquiry to Open Feb. 18

Public Prosecution Service / Justice

An inquiry looking into the November 2007 death of Howard Hyde will open at Halifax Provincial Court on Wednesday, Feb. 18, with a review of applications for standing.

Inmate Death at Correctional Facility

Justice

An inmate at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility has died in custody.

New Glasgow Adds Two Police Officers

Justice

New Glasgow will have two new police officers to meet the safety and community police needs.

Attorney General Announces Judicial Appointment

Justice

Attorney General and Justice Minister Cecil Clarke announced today, Jan. 16, the appointment of Jean Whalen as a judge to the family court and provincial court of Nova Scotia. Ms. Whalen will be based in Sydney.

Department Advises Public of Youth Escape

Justice

The Department of Justice is advising the public that a youth has fled from custody by stealing a vehicle at a construction site.

Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced

Justice

Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke announced today, Dec. 22, the 14 recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel designation.

Récipiendaires de subventions pour les programmes de sécurité

Justice / Seniors

Treize programmes de la province qui aident les aînés à vivre une vie plus saine et sécuritaire recevront des subventions, selon l'annonce effectuée aujourd'hui 19 décembre par les ministères des Aînés et de la Justice.

Safety Program Winners

Seniors / Justice

Thirteen programs in the province that will help seniors live safer, healthier lives will benefit from grants announced today, Dec. 19, by the departments of Seniors and Justice.

Minister Releases Corrections Audit

Justice

Justice Minister and Attorney General Cecil Clarke vowed to improve the corrections system in Nova Scotia, as he outlined, today, Dec. 18, an action plan for the adult correctional system.

New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program

Justice

Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced today, Dec. 16.