News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 36)

Justice Bills Focus on Youth Offences, Cross-Border Policing

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JUSTICE--Justice Bills Focus on Youth Offences, Cross-Border Policing

Family Law Information Centre Opens in Halifax

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Clients of family court will have the opportunity to learn more about the court process thanks to the opening today, April 15, of a Family Law Information Centre in Halifax.

$6.1 Million For Law Enforcement Supports Safer Communities

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JUSTICE--$6.1 Million For Law Enforcement Supports Safer Communities

Safety Improvements At Correctional Facility

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A security breach at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility on Christmas Eve will lead to improved safety for staff and offenders, it was announced today, March 4, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Flags Lowered to Honour Fallen Officers

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Flags at all provincial buildings have been lowered to half-mast today, March 4, in memory of the four RCMP officers who were killed Thursday, March 3, in Alberta.

Extension For Review Officer

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Darce Fardy, a former journalist, will continue to oversee how the provincial government protects the privacy of Nova Scotians and handles requests for information.

Progress on Public Safety Issues

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Justice Minister Michael Baker says he is pleased with progress made at the annual justice ministers' meeting in Ottawa, this week.

Minister Seeks Justice Improvements In Ottawa

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Justice Minister Michael Baker will lobby his federal and provincial counterparts for tougher laws to improve public safety during the annual justice ministers' meeting in Ottawa next week.

Province Appoints New Chief Electoral Officer

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Christine McCulloch will be Nova Scotia's new chief electoral officer. The appointment is effective immediately.

Queen's Counsel Appointments

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Justice Minister Michael Baker announced today, Dec. 23, the 15 recipients of the prestigious Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) designation.

Harsher Penalties Sought For Auto Theft/Joyriding

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A joint call for action to combat auto theft and joyriding was made today, Nov. 24, by the Nova Scotia government, Insurance Bureau of Canada, RCMP and Halifax Regional Police Service.

Judicial Inquiry Into Youth's Release

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The province will hold a full, independent and public inquiry into the release of a youth who was later charged in the death of Theresa McEvoy of Halifax, it was announced today, Nov. 10, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Statement by Justice Minister Michael Baker

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The following statement was issued today, Nov. 4, by Justice Minister Michael Baker:

Remembrance Day Reminder For Employers

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Nova Scotia business owners should check to see if they must close on Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Remembrance Day Act.

Minister Issues Statement On Youth's Release

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Justice Minister Michael Baker says a questionable judgment call and several contributing factors led to the release of a youth who was later charged in a fatal collision in Halifax on Oct. 14.

Nova Scotians Reject Sunday Shopping

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Nova Scotians have said no to more Sunday shopping.

Family Court in Pictou County to Relocate

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All courts hearing family law matters in Pictou County will soon be located under one roof. On Monday, Nov. 1, family court and related court services will move from Bridgeview Square in New Glasgow to the Justice Building in Pictou.

Police Governance Focus of New Act

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A new Police Act will support safer communities and streets in Nova Scotia.

Legal Profession Act Introduced

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Lawyers in Nova Scotia would operate under more modern principles and guidelines in legislation introduced today, Oct. 8, by Justice Minister Michael Baker.

Maintenance Enforcement Act Changes Would Support Families

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JUSTICE--Maintenance Enforcement Act Changes Would Support Families