Tag Archives: Regional Treatment Centre
In a time when it seems that politics is polarized beyond belief, I’m happy to say that I actually do share a few key beliefs with small “c” conservatives. I believe in spending money wisely and frugally.
This is my original press release in response to the government’s claim that Kingston Penitentiary is being closed in part as a cost savings measure. Vic Toews has issued a response today in the Kingston Whig Standard, which I will follow … Continue reading
What are the true net savings of closing the Kingston Pen, Regional Treatment Centre, and LeClerc Institution?
At the press conference on April 19, 2012, where Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced the closure of Kingston Penitentiary, the Regional Treatment Centre and Leclerc institution, he said that this action would result in savings of $120 million per … Continue reading
The unexpected closure of Kingston Penitentiary was announced today. I’m worried about the 400 staff and their families whose jobs will be affected and whose lives may be disrupted. Details have been trickling in. The closure will be phased in … Continue reading