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  • Inquest into the Death of Ryan St. Amour Announced

    Dr. Reuven Jhirad, Deputy Chief Coroner for Ontario and Acting Regional Supervising Coroner for the West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Ryan St. Amour.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • New Policing Rules Go into Effect January 1

    As of Jan. 1, 2017, a new regulation comes into effect that will prohibit police from requesting identifying information arbitrarily, or based on a person's race or presence in a high-crime neighbourhood during certain police-public interactions. 

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • 180 New Correctional Officers Graduate

    Ontario continues to invest in staffing for the province's adult correctional facilities to deliver rehabilitation and reintegration programming, strengthen mental health supports and improve staff and inmate safety. 

    Bulletin | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Ontario Hiring More Staff and Enhancing Supports to Reform Correctional Services

    Ontario is taking action to reform the provincial correctional system by increasing access to health care services, improving conditions of confinement and supporting rehabilitation and reintegration programming for adult inmates.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Death of Sarmad Iskandar Announced

    Dr. James Edwards, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Sarmad Iskandar.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Michael MacIsaac Announced

    Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Michael MacIsaac.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Death of Lawrence Prindible Announced

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

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  • Inquest into the Death of Arlindo Freitas Announced

    Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner for inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Arlindo Freitas.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Death of Minh Tu Announced

    Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Minh Tu.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Deaths of Denis Guerin and Angus Snow Announced

    Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Kingston Office, today announced that an inquest will be held in the deaths of Denis Guerin and Angus Snow.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Ontario Appoints Independent Advisor on Corrections

    Ontario has appointed an independent advisor on corrections reform to provide advice to the government on the use of segregation and ways to improve the province's adult corrections system.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

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