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  • Inquest into the Death of Mr. John-Caleb Ross Announced

    Dr. Jennifer Arvanitis, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Mr. John-Caleb Ross.

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  • Inquest Into the Death of Andrew Townsend Announced

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

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  • Inquest into the Death of Christopher Crawford Announced

    Dr. William J. Lucas, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Christopher Crawford.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Wayne John Maschke Announced

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

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  • Ontario Recruiting 180 New Correctional Officers

    Ontario is recruiting an additional 180 correctional officers to increase staffing levels at the province's correctional facilities, enhance program delivery and improve staff and inmate safety.

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  • Ontario Creating New Enforcement Team to Combat Contraband Tobacco

    Ontario is taking action to combat contraband tobacco and keep our communities safe by creating a new Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team within the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). 

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Ontario Training 144 New Correctional Officers

    Ontario has begun training 144 new correctional officers to increase staffing levels at the province's correctional facilities, enhance program delivery and improve staff and inmate safety.

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  • 'Tis the Season for Holiday Fire Safety

    The holiday season is a festive and joyous occasion to spend time with friends and family - but before sitting down to your holiday feast, learn how to keep your family safe this holiday season. 

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  • Inquest into the Death of Nicholas Lalonde Announced

    Dr. Jack Stanborough, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Nicholas Lalonde.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Stephen Perry Announced

    Dr. David Cameron, Regional Supervising Coroner for North East Region, Sudbury Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Stephen Perry.

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  • Ontario Hires 91 New Correctional Officers

    Ontario is hiring 91 new correctional officers to increase staffing levels, enhance program delivery and improve safety in correctional facilities across the province. 

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  • Ontario Passes Police Record Checks Legislation

    Today, Ontario passed the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 to protect public safety and strengthen individual civil liberties by removing unnecessary barriers to employment, education and volunteer opportunities resulting from the inappropriate disclosure of non-conviction and non-criminal records, such as mental health information, in police record checks.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Jermaine Carby Announced

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

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  • Inquest into the Death of Ian Pryce Announced

    Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Ian Pryce.

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