first_imgThe list of potential sites for a $10 million justice centre inLunenburg County is now down to four. “We’re actively reviewing many of the technical and operationaldetails to make sure we choose the best possible location,” saidJustice Minister Michael Baker. “We’ve been able to narrow thelist from six to four. So we’ll continue the process with a viewto making a decision as soon as possible.” The new justice centre will include four courtrooms,administrative offices and space for related agencies such as thepublic prosecution service, legal aid, community corrections andothers. It will consolidate services now being provided inseparate locations. “I want to thank members of the Lunenburg County Court FacilityUsers’ Committee for their valuable input,” said Mr. Baker.Members reviewed the six proposed sites that initially cameforward, listened to presentations by the property owners andproposed four sites for further consideration. Construction work continues on the Port Hawkesbury JusticeCentre, a $10 million project due to be completed by late springor early summer next year.last_img read more

Updated:A man in his 20’s has been arrested after police investigated reports of shots being fired inside a home on the Six Nations Reserve.It happened around 10 this morning on Chiefswood Rd. Police say no one was injured and the man was taken to hospital for a mental health assessment. Several criminal charges are pending.CHCH’s Donna Skelly asked Sgt Dave Smoke of Six Nations Police about a tweet that somebody had been taken hostage. “To my knowledge there was no indication of a hostage being held or any hostage situation. It was local residents and the officers knew the people involved, people knew the officers involved.”“Officers were able to speak to residents and come to a peaceful conclusion under the circumstances.”A stretch of Chiefswood Rd was closed, but has since re-opened. Police say they found a weapon in the home. read more