Posts Tagged "Correctional Service Canada"

How does the Hamilton CCC half-way house closure affect Kingston?

Ted Hsu

Late last spring, an individual, who wishes to remain anonymous, first brought the closure of the Hamilton Community Correctional Centre to my attention. Specifically, good corrections practices recommends that offenders at the half-way house stage be near their communities of origin so…

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Minister Toews, I am reminded of this passage from the Gospels: "In truth I tell you, this poor widow has put more in than all who have contributed to the treasury"

Ted Hsu

A story today from the CBC sheds some light on a recent story in the Kingston Whig Standard about inmates at Collins Bay Institution who, with their warden’s permission, donated their own money to the local food bank in a…

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Should I have to resort to Twitter to get an answer for my constituents?

Ted Hsu

Yesterday, after getting the same story from two independent sources inside Correctional Services Canada (CSC), and no story from CSC officials who were not allowed to talk to me (they passed me on to the media relations people, who passed me on to…

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