News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 31)

Justice Minister Congratulates Police Academy Graduates

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Justice Minister Murray Scott is congratulating Nova Scotian cadets and all recent graduates of the Atlantic Police Academy. Mr. Scott was a speaker at the September convocation in Summerside, P.E.I. Eighteen of the graduating class are from Nova Scotia.

Justice Ministers Meet to Discuss Public Safety Issues

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Justice Minister Murray Scott met last week in New Brunswick with Atlantic ministers to discuss public safety issues. Ministers from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and the deputy minister of Newfoundland and Labrador used the opportunity to set priorities and prepare for upcoming federal/provincial/territorial meetings in November.

Minister Calls for Changes to Federal Youth Act–-Op-Ed Piece

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Since becoming Minister of Justice 18 months ago, many Nova Scotians have talked to me about the problem of youth crime. These are troubling situations, and rightly spark debate and discussion on how best to address youth-crime issues and ensure public safety. What we do know is that we need longer-term solutions to address the root causes of crime, and strong enforcement measures to protect citizens.

New Case in Rewards for Unsolved Crimes Program

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A new case added to Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced today, Aug. 23.

Department of Justice Supports Select Nova Scotia Campaign

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The Department of Justice is supporting the Select Nova Scotia campaign by directing correctional institutions to support local product purchases whenever possible.

New Case in Rewards for Unsolved Crimes Program

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Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced, today, July 24.

Minister Encouraged by Crime Rate Drop

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Justice Minister Murray Scott is encouraged to see Nova Scotia's crime rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and said government is committed to working to reduce it even further. Mr. Scott was responding to a report on 2006 crime statistics released today, July 18, by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics.

Government Making Progress on Nunn Recommendations

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An update released today, June 28, by government shows steady progress on the implementation of the Nunn Commission recommendations.

New Case in Rewards for Unsolved Crimes Program

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Another case in Nova Scotia's Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program was announced, today, June 8.

Publication du rapport du groupe de travail sur la prévention du crime

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Bon nombre de suggestions sur les façons de prévenir le crime ont été dévoilées aujourd'hui 23 mai dans le rapport final du groupe de travail du ministre sur la sécurité dans la rue et dans les communautés. Le rapport a été préparé à la suite de consultations qui ont eu lieu à l'échelle de la province, et il aidera le gouvernement a élaborer une stratégie provinciale de prévention du crime.

Crime Prevention Task Force Releases Report

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A number of ideas to address and prevent crime were released in a final report today, May 23, by the Minister's Task Force on Safer Streets and Communities. The report is the result of provincewide consultations and will be used to help government develop a provincial crime prevention strategy.

Amendments to Incompetent Persons Act and Justices of the Peace Legislation

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Amendments have been introduced by Justice Minister Murray Scott to update the language of several pieces of legislation. The amendments replace outdated language with modern terminology that meets today's standards.

Safer Streets and Communities Task Force Meeting

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The Minister's Task Force on Safer Streets and Communities wants Nova Scotians to have their say on preventing and addressing crime.

Justice Administration Act Amendments

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Legislation introduced today, March 19, under the Justice Administration Act (2007) will change or update existing provincial legislation. The housekeeping amendments were introduced by Health Minister Chris d'Entremont on behalf of Justice Minister Murray Scott.

Legislation to Amalgamate Provincial and Family Courts

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Families will have improved access to court with the amalgamation of Provincial and Family courts.

Minister to Raise Parole and Day Pass Issue with Federal Counterparts

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Justice Minister Murray Scott has contacted federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day regarding early parole for violent offenders.

Safer Streets and Communities Task Force Meetings in Valley

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Members of the Minister's Task Force on Safer Streets and Communities want Nova Scotians to have their say on preventing and addressing crime.

Safer Streets and Communities Task Force Meetings on South Shore

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Members of the Minister's Task Force on Safer Streets and Communities want Nova Scotians to have their say on preventing and addressing crime.

Safer Streets and Communities Task Force Meetings on Eastern Shore

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Members of the Minister's Task Force on Safer Streets and Communities want Nova Scotians to have their say on preventing and addressing crime.

Safer Streets and Communities Task Force Meetings Shelburne, Yarmouth

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Members of the Minister's Task Force on Safer Streets and Communities want Nova Scotians to have their say on preventing and addressing crime.