News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 3)

Individuals, Organizations Honoured with Crime Prevention Awards


The province paid tribute to those who prevent crime and make Nova Scotia communities safer with the Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention today, March 9.

Time Moves Ahead This Sunday


Nova Scotians will lose some sleep but gain some daylight when the clocks move forward into daylight time this weekend.

Three Recent Homicide Cases Added to Rewards Program


Halifax Regional Police and the provincial government are taking additional steps to help solve the homicides of three men in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Province Expands Services to Protect Women and Address Sexual Violence


The province will improve its support of women, children and other victims of sexual assault in the criminal justice system.

Spring Weight Restrictions Begin March 6

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Justice

Spring weight restrictions come into effect for provincial roads in nine Nova Scotia counties beginning 12:01 a.m., Monday, March 6.

Accessibility Law Amendments Meetings to be Live-streamed


Nova Scotians interested in Bill 59, the Accessibility Act, can watch upcoming presentations to the law amendments committee live online.

Nova Scotia Lawyers Receive Prestigious Designation


Fourteen lawyers received the honourary title of Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) for 2017. Justice Minister Diana Whalen announced this year's appointments today, Feb. 23.

Law Amendments Committee Meeting Rescheduled


The law amendments committee meeting, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 13 and Tuesday, Feb. 14 to hear presentations on Bill 59, An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia, has been postponed because of the winter storm.

Accessibility Responsibility Moves to Justice


The Nova Scotia Department of Justice will take the lead on finalizing the province's first Accessibility Act, effective today, Feb. 9. Staff of the Disabled Persons Commission will also join the department to bring their expertise to this work.

Ouverture des mises en nomination pour la Médaille de la bravoure

Justice / Premier's Office

Les Néo-Écossais ont encore une fois l'occasion de rendre hommage à des personnes qui ont mis leur vie en péril pour aider leurs concitoyens.

Medal of Bravery Nominations Open

Premier's Office / Justice

Nova Scotians have a chance to honour those who have put themselves at risk to help others.

Video Conference Option for Accessibility Bill at Law Amendments

Law Amendments Committee / Justice

Nova Scotians will have the opportunity to present by video conference to the Law Amendments Committee on Bill 59, An Act Respecting Accessibility in Nova Scotia on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Pictou County Justice Centre to Reopen on Monday


The Pictou County Justice Centre in Pictou will reopen on Monday, Jan. 30, after being closed today, Jan. 25.

Two Judges Appointed to Provincial and Family Court


Two new judges, including the first Mi'kmaw woman to join the judiciary, have been appointed to the provincial and family court.

Province Amends Alton Gas Legal Brief, Statement by Minister


The province has amended its legal brief in the Alton Gas Appeal. A letter was filed with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court Tuesday, Dec. 20.

Partenariat entre la police et MADD pour l'Opération Noël

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Le gouvernement et les organismes d'application de la loi se réunissent pour le lancement de l'Opération Noël.

Police Partner with MADD for Operation Christmas

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Government and law enforcement agencies are coming together to launch Operation Christmas.

Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program Expands to Adults and Across the Province


Communities, victims and offenders will benefit from the province-wide expansion of the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program to adults.

Restorative Justice Week Starts Nov. 20


The National Restorative Justice Symposium, beginning Monday, Nov.21, in Halifax, is one of the highlights of Restorative Justice Week in Nova Scotia.

Consultation en cours au sujet de la nouvelle loi sur la tutelle des adultes


Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à contribuer à l'élaboration de la nouvelle loi qui vise à mieux protéger les droits des personnes vulnérables qui font l'objet d'une ordonnance de tutelle.