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GOVERNMENT OF CANADA LAUNCHES NATIONAL VICTIMS OF CRIME AWARENESS WEEK 2012

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Q.C., M.P. for Delta South and Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today represented Minister Nicholson at an event to kick off National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (NVCAW). Findlay joined the Canadian Crime Victim Foundation (CCVF) and "Five with D.R.I.V.E." walkers as they begin their cross-Canada journey.


Government Introduces Legislation to Combat Nuclear Terrorism

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

Today in the Senate, Senator Raynell Andreychuk, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, introduced amendments to the Criminal Code directed at combating nuclear terrorism.


GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO BETTER PROTECT CANADA'S SENIORS

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada announced today the introduction of legislation which will help ensure that sentencing for crimes against elderly Canadians reflects the significant impact that crime has on their lives. The announcement was made by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada; along with the Honourable Alice Wong, M.P. for Richmond and Minister of State (Seniors); and Robert Goguen, M.P. for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice.


Statement by the Government of Canada on the Royal Assent of Bill C-10

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu made the following statement today.


House of Commons to Take Final Vote on the Safe Streets and Communities Act (Bill C-10)

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, and Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, today welcomed the final vote in the House of Commons on the Safe Streets and Communities Act (Bill C-10).


Government Introduces Amendments to the Civil Marriage Act

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the introduction of amendments to the Civil Marriage Act, which will provide an avenue for dissolution of marriages between non-residents performed in Canada


Victims Funding for the New Brunswick Department of Public Safety

| Department of Justice Canada | news releases

Through its Victims Fund, the Department of Justice Canada will provide the New Brunswick Department of Public Safety with more than $1.6 million in funding to support victims of crime. The funding agreement will specifically assist in developing programs that help victims of crime and ensure the province has the tools and resources it needs for victims of crime.


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