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  • Government of Ontario Invests in St. Thomas Mobile Crisis Intervention Team to Support People in Crisis

    ST. THOMAS - Solicitor General Sylvia Jones was joined today at St. Thomas Police Headquarters by local MPP Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to highlight the government's commitment to public safety and mental health with an investment in a mobile crisis intervention team that will assist the local police service to connect people to the mental health services they need. 

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Ontario Takes Next Step to Improve Animal Protection

    Ontario's Government is working to improve the animal welfare system to make sure it is more robust, transparent and accountable. As this work proceeds, the government wants to hear from the people of Ontario.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Inquest into the Death of Zoltan Adam Announced

    Dr. Kenneth Peckham, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Zoltan Adam.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Putting People's Safety First on our Highways

    MISSISSAUGA - On the first day of Police Week, Ontario's Government is putting people's safety first with the construction of a new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Highway Safety Division detachment in Mississauga. The $20-million investment will ensure Ontarians can continue to receive the modern, cost-efficient and first-class road and highway safety services they deserve.

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  • Proudly Supporting Our Police

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government is proud to celebrate Police Week, a national event organized in partnership with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. Police Week focuses on raising awareness and recognition of the work our police services do to keep our communities safe.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Ontario Investing in Mental Health to Improve Community Safety and Support Frontline Workers

    TORONTO — Solicitor General Sylvia Jones was joined today at Toronto East Detention Centre by Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, to highlight provincial investments in mental health services that will improve safety for the people of Ontario and better support frontline workers, including correctional officers.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Spring Floods Remind Residents to Always Be Ready

    TORONTO — This Emergency Preparedness Week, Ontario is urging residents to plan ahead for an emergency and take three simple steps to prepare themselves: Make a plan, pack an emergency kit, and stay informed. 

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Monteith Correctional Complex Expands Women's Unit

    IROQUOIS FALLS — Today, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Parliamentary Assistant to the Solicitor General, toured Monteith Correctional Complex to see the newly expanded women's unit and meet with the correctional officers who work hard every day to keep our community safe.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Ontario Recognizes Correctional Services Staff

    Each year during the first week of May, Ontario recognizes the significant contribution correctional officers, probation and parole officers, nurses, social workers, recreation staff and so many others make to keep our communities safe.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Delilah Blair Announced

    Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Delilah Blair.

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  • Inquest into the Death of David Pinkney Announced

    Dr. Kenneth Peckham, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of David Pinkney.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Government Acts to Improve OPP's Workplace Culture

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People will create an external Independent Review Panel that will examine the workplace culture of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The proposed review was prompted by recent suicide deaths of OPP members, as well as complaints about the workplace culture by current and former OPP staff.

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