News releases from Justice issued in the specified time period (Page 9)

Death in Custody at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility


A man found unresponsive in his cell at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility today, April 7, has died.

Amendments Support Grandparents' Access Applications


Grandparents seeking access to their grandchildren will have a simpler court process under legislation introduced today, April 7.

Funeral Home Directors Now Commissioners of Oaths


Legislation introduced today, March 27, adds funeral home directors to the list of professions who are Commissioners of Oaths.

Le gouvernement souhaite obtenir des idées au sujet du Programme d'exécution des ordonnances alimentaires


Les Néo-Écossais qui versent ou reçoivent des paiements pour le soutien d'un enfant ou d'un conjoint sont invités à soumettre leurs idées sur les façons d'améliorer le programme.

Government Seeks Input on Maintenance Enforcement


Nova Scotians who make or receive support payments have a chance to share their ideas on how to improve the program.

Time Springs Forward Sunday, March 9


Nova Scotians will be able to enjoy more sunlight in the evenings when daylight savings time begins on Sunday, March 9.

2011 Homicide Added to Rewards Program


The province is encouraging anyone with information in the death of Keya Simon to come forward through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes program.

Grants Helping Keep Seniors Safe

Seniors / Justice

The province is helping Nova Scotia seniors live safely and independently in their communities.

Community Crime Prevention and Reduction Grants Available


Community groups that work to prevent and reduce crime can apply for provincial support to help make their communities safer.

Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced


An accomplished group of 14 lawyers are the latest to earn the Queen's Counsel designation.

2006 Murder Case Added to Rewards Program


Government is hoping to close the case of a 2006 homicide in Halifax Regional Municipality through the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

New Judge Appointed for Yarmouth


Michelle Christenson is Nova Scotia's newest provincial and family court judge.

Crime Prevention Award Nominations Open


Know someone dedicated to preventing crime in their community? Help recognize their work with a nomination for a Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention.

Legislation Expands Review of MLA Compensation


An independent review panel will take a thorough look at MLA salaries, benefits, and pensions under legislation introduced today, Dec. 6.

New Process to Set Salaries for Justices of Peace


New legislation will create an independent process to set salaries for Nova Scotia's justices of the peace.

Operation Christmas Reminds Drivers to Stay Safe

Justice / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

The province is joining with police to help travellers stay safe this holiday season.

Les victimes de cyberintimidation sont encouragées à demander de l'aide


Dans le cadre de la semaine de sensibilisation à l'intimidation, le gouvernement encourage les jeunes et tous ceux et celles qui sont blessés par la cyberintimidation à demander de l'aide.

Cyberbullying Victims Encouraged to Call for Help


As part of Bullying Awareness Week, the province is encouraging young people and others hurt by cyberbullying to call for help.

Police, Public Prosecution Service Review to be Delayed


Independent reviewer Murray Segal is recommending that he delay his review of the police and Public Prosecution Service response in the Rehtaeh Parsons case.

Time to Change Clocks on Nov. 3


Nova Scotians will gain an extra hour of sleep Sunday, Nov. 3, when daylight savings time ends.