Media advisory - Ontario ministers meet with federal, provincial and territorial justice counterparts

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Media advisory - Ontario ministers meet with federal, provincial and territorial justice counterparts

Ministry of the Attorney General

TORONTO, Nov. 14 - Ontario Attorney General Chris Bentley and Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Rick Bartolucci will attend the 2007 meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for justice in Winnipeg this week. Topics on the agenda of interest to Ontario include: - Mandatory minimum sentences and tougher bail provisions for firearms offences - Limiting recognition of pre-trial custody in sentencing - Federal government support for the cost of new federal justice initiatives - Improving access to family courts for the most vulnerable - The changing composition and dynamic of Canada's correctional population. The Ministers will be available to the media for comment about this meeting. DATE: November 14 - 15, 2007 LOCATION: Delta Winnipeg 350 St. Mary Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Disponible en français www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca www.mpss.jus.gov.on.ca Contact Info For further information: Sheamus Murphy, Ministry of the Attorney General, Minister Bentley's Office, (416) 326-6686; Brendan Crawley, Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications Branch, (416) 326-2210; Laura Blondeau, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Minister Bartolucci's Office, (416) 325-4973; Stuart McGetrick, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Communications Branch, (416) 325-9686 HELP | CONTACT US | PRIVACY | IMPORTANT NOTICES © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2008-2009 — Last Modified: February 15, 2009 For further information: Sheamus Murphy, Ministry of the Attorney General, Minister Bentley's Office, (416) 326-6686; Brendan Crawley, Ministry of the Attorney General, Communications Branch, (416) 326-2210; Laura Blondeau, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Minister Bartolucci's Office, (416) 325-4973; Stuart McGetrick, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Communications Branch, (416) 325-9686