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  • Building New Community Safety Infrastructure in Fort Frances

    FORT FRANCES - The Ontario Government is putting people's safety first by investing approximately $20 million into the construction of a new state-of-the-art Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment in Fort Frances. The new detachment will ensure local communities continue to receive the modern, cost-efficient and first-class policing services they need and deserve.

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  • Improving Safety and Security in Ontario's Correctional Institutions

    The Ontario Government is improving safety and increasing security by adding capacity to the Institutional Crisis Intervention Teams (ICIT) in the province's Northern adult correctional institutions. Ontario continues to take action to make the adult correctional system safer for staff, with a focus on their well-being and public safety.

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  • Putting People's Safety First in Orillia and Parry Sound

    ORILLIA - The Ontario Government is putting people's safety first by investing a total of $40 million into the construction of two new state-of-the-art Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments - one in Orillia and the other in Parry Sound. The detachments will ensure local communities continue to receive the modern, cost-efficient and first-class policing services they deserve.

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  • Seven New Correctional Officers Graduate in the North

    Thunder Bay - Ontario continues to create a safer adult correctional system by hiring seven new correctional officer graduates in the North. The new staff represent the latest action to improve Ontario's corrections system, with a focus on staff well-being and public safety.

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  • Ontario Hiring New Probation and Parole Officers

    HAMILTON — Ontario is hiring 21 new probation and parole officers to help improve our correctional system and strengthen the safety of our communities. Probation and parole officers play an important role in helping to ensure public safety by managing offenders who are serving their sentences in the community.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Michael Fall Announced

    Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Michael Fall.

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  • Ontario Introduces Additional Temporary Measures to Protect Animals

    Today the government introduced amendments to the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) Act to ensure animals remain protected during the transition to an improved animal protection enforcement system. The government has previously committed to a new system that is more robust, transparent, and accountable. This is a temporary measure to minimize gaps in enforcement after the OSPCA gave less than one month's notice they were withdrawing the animal protection services they had provided for over 100 years.

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  • Government of Ontario Invests in St. Thomas Mobile Crisis Intervention Team to Support People in Crisis

    ST. THOMAS - Solicitor General Sylvia Jones was joined today at St. Thomas Police Headquarters by local MPP Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to highlight the government's commitment to public safety and mental health with an investment in a mobile crisis intervention team that will assist the local police service to connect people to the mental health services they need. 

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  • Ontario Takes Next Step to Improve Animal Protection

    Ontario's Government is working to improve the animal welfare system to make sure it is more robust, transparent and accountable. As this work proceeds, the government wants to hear from the people of Ontario.

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  • Inquest into the Death of Zoltan Adam Announced

    Dr. Kenneth Peckham, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Central West Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Zoltan Adam.

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  • Putting People's Safety First on our Highways

    MISSISSAUGA - On the first day of Police Week, Ontario's Government is putting people's safety first with the construction of a new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Highway Safety Division detachment in Mississauga. The $20-million investment will ensure Ontarians can continue to receive the modern, cost-efficient and first-class road and highway safety services they deserve.

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  • Proudly Supporting Our Police

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government is proud to celebrate Police Week, a national event organized in partnership with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. Police Week focuses on raising awareness and recognition of the work our police services do to keep our communities safe.

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