For the second time in the past two months, a NS Judge has ordered a Cabinet Minister and/or Department to deal with individuals in the courts.
Yesterday, Judge Pam Williams ordered the NS Community Services Minister to appear in court as the legal guardian of a troubled teen who in the care of the Department of Community Services. Story here and here.
Last month, Judge Bill MacDonald ordered a 70 year old woman accussed of arson into the care of the Department of Health. Story here.
I’m not sure if Judges in Nova Scotia are intentionally trying to make a statement, but twice is a coincidence, three times becomes a trend.