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  • Inquest into the Death of Abdullah Rahmanzadeh 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 Abdullah Rahmanzadeh.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Death of Anthony Divers Announced

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

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Death of William Cerqueira Announced

    Dr. Bonnie Burke, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of William Cerqueira.

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  • Ontario's Government for the People Helping Police Save Lives

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is helping police officers save lives by enabling them to carry and administer naloxone in response to opioid overdoses like other first responders, who do not have to worry about routinely being the subject of a criminal investigation.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Ontario's Government for the People Reducing Red Tape, Supporting Community Safety and Strengthening Protections for Privacy

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is protecting public safety and strengthening protections for privacy with new rules and standards that govern how police record checks are conducted and disclosed in Ontario. An amendment to a regulation under the Police Record Checks Reform Act will safeguard the privacy of the people of Ontario while protecting jobs in several smaller municipalities.

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

  • Inquest into the Death of Jason Renato Simon Announced

    Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Ottawa Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Jason Renato Simon.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Kieran Kay Announced

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

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  • Enhancing Security Measures and Improving Safety at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

    LONDON - Today, Michael Tibollo, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, announced Ontario's new plan to enhance security and improve safety at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC). Tibollo was joined by Minister Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin—Middlesex—London, and Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Kelvin Sawa Announced

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

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  • Implementation of the Jahn Consent Order

    Toronto - Ontario's Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has released additional data regarding inmates with mental health conditions in segregation and the mental health screening processes in Ontario's correctional institutions. This information, which represents one of many time-specific deliverables agreed to under a Consent Order issued by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, concerns an audit on admission and segregation practices in six correctional institutions. The release has been posted on the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services website.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Pascal Goulet Announced

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

    News Release | Community Safety and Correctional Services

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