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  • Inquest into the Death of Richard Pigeau Announced

    Dr. Emily Groot, Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Sudbury Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Richard Pigeau.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Inquest into the Death of Devon Freeman Announced

    Dr. Karen Schiff, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Devon Freeman.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Inquest into the Death of Allan Steinfort Announced

    Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Allan Steinfort.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Maintaining the 24/7 Crime Stoppers Tip Line

    AURORA — The Ontario government is putting people's safety first by investing $450,000 over two years to ensure the Crime Stoppers toll-free telephone tip line can continue to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Inquest into the Death of Tomasz Sury Announced

    Dr. David Cameron, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Tomasz Sury.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Ontario Launches Redesigned Training Program for Corrections Officers

    Hamilton — Ontario is launching its Corrections Foundational Training program today, a redesigned curriculum to educate and prepare the province's incoming correctional officers. This new training will give staff the tools they need to plan and build a career in corrections, as well as meet the needs of a modern correctional system.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Statement from the Solicitor General

    The following statement was issued by the Honourable Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General:

    Statement | Solicitor General

  • New Animal Welfare System Now In Force In Ontario

    TORONTO —Yesterday, the Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act came into force, creating the first fully provincial government-based animal welfare enforcement system in Canada. Ontario now has the strongest penalties in Canada for people who violate animal welfare laws.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • 22 New Correctional Officers Graduate

    HAMILTON - Today, 22 new correctional officers graduated and will be joining the frontlines, helping to make the province's adult correctional system safe.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Ontario's First Dedicated Mental Health Unit for Female Inmates

    WHITBY — The Ontario government is partnering with Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) to create the province's first dedicated unit to help female inmates who have acute mental health needs. The government is investing $1.2 million this year to create the unit, and $2.3 million in following years to provide ongoing support.

    News Release | Solicitor General

  • Make Fire Safety a Holiday Tradition

    TORONTO— With temperatures dropping and the holiday season upon us, ensure that festivities are both happy and safe by making fire safety a priority.

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