Friday Apr 11
Mail & Guardian
Comment: Break the silence on HIV in prison
Harsh treatment: Correctional service authorities at the Boksburg prison disbanded a support group started by HIV-positive prisoners, labelling it 'an illicit pressure group'.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Prisoner assaults down, use of force up at regional jail
The number of inmate-on-inmate assaults fell at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre last year, although incidents still occur on average more than once every two days, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Erin Jordan wrote a new blog post: State renews probe of 6th Correctional Services
The State Auditor's Office has launched a follow-up review of the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services.
Corrections Ministry preparing for a strike months before negotiations begin, OPSEU says
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union reports that many correctional facilities are constructing housing accommodations for the sole purpose of providing temporary living quarters for managers who would be required to stay at the facilities in the event of a labour dispute.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Matteawan credit union joins HVFCU
The Matteawan Federal Credit Union, based in Beacon, has merged into Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union effective today.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Justice Department wants human rights ruling reviewed
The Nova Scotia Department of Justice wants a judicial review of a Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission decision on a case it is investigating.
The Baltimore Sun
Police seek inmate who scaled razor wire at Dorsey Run facility
The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says Larence Godfrey escaped at about 4:50 a.m. Monday from the Dorsey Run Correctional Facility by scaling a perimeter fence.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Correctional Services to decide if Kartel can record while incarcerated
VYBZ Kartel will only be allowed to record music in prison if the Department of Correctional Services deems him fit to be The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was responding to questions posed by the Observer after Justice Lennox Campbell postponed to April 3 the sentencing of the deejay and his three co-accused - Shawn 'Shawn Storm' ... (more)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Ontario on the road toward faster highway clean up
A private member's bill was introduced earlier this week that if enacted, would establish a new committee to make suggestions to the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services to better handle incident management on Ontario highways.
Lawyer: Derby-Lewis had to be resuscitated
Chris Hani's killer Clive Derby-Lewis is in a more serious condition than the Department of Correctional Services would have the public believe.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Prisoners overflow in city cells
BEST mates Bill and Monty are not just the two finest harness horses in SA, they're also the next big thing in vineyard technology.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Prince George Citizen
Wynne shuffles cabinet after minister resigns, elevates two backbenchers
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announces a cabinet shuffle at Queen's Park in Toronto, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 as ministers Bill Mauro Madeline Meilleur , John Gerretsen , Kevin Flynn and Yasir Naqvi look on.
SA opens 12th correctional centre school
The Department of Correctional Services is going all out to ensure that inmates leave correctional centres with better skills and prospects, so they can contribute positively when they are reintegrated in society.