TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, issued the following statement regarding new emergency measures to protect Ontario's first responders and stop the spread of COVID-19:
TORONTO — People who are being charged with an offence under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) will be required to identify themselves if asked by a provincial offences officer, which includes police officers, First Nations constables, special constables and municipal by-law enforcement officers. This temporary power was approved by the Ontario government today through an emergency order to better protect people during this COVID-19 outbreak.
TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, issued the following statement regarding regulatory changes to temporary absences and parole at Ontario's adult correctional facilities as a further precautionary response to COVID-19:
TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General, issued the following statement regarding operational changes to Ontario's adult correctional facilities as a precautionary response to COVID-19:
HAMILTON — Ontario is strengthening its correctional system and protecting communities with the addition of nine new probation and parole officers who graduated today from Ontario's Correctional Services Recruitment and Training Centre.
— Today, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner
Thomas Carrique, announced how Ontario is improving the workplace culture of
the OPP to create a healthier, more inclusive work environment where members feel
supported and are able to thrive.
HAMILTON - Ontario is making the correctional
system safer by hiring 44 new correctional officers who have completed the
Corrections Foundational Training program, a redesigned curriculum that educates
and prepares officers to stay safe on the job and meet the everyday demands of
the province's adult correctional institutions.
Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office,
announced today that an inquest will be held into the deaths of Kyle Shorrock,
Jeffrey Howes, James Baragar and Darcy Jansen.
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.