Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Supports Changes to Policing in Ontario

November 3, 2017

Media Release
 
Friday November 3, 2017
 
Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Supports Changes to Policing in Ontario
 
On Thursday, November 2, 2017 the Community Safety Minister Marie-France Lalonde and Attorney General Yasir Naqvi announced changes to the way the Province of Ontario oversees policing. Ogichidaa Kavanaugh stated, “the last review of the Police Services Act was in 1990 and it was time for transformation and make the Act more relevant. The Safer Ontario Act, is a much needed step in addressing some of the issues and challenges identified by our citizens who come into contact with the police services.
 
Grand Council Treaty#3 acknowledge the work done by Appeal Court Justice Michael Tulloch and his report, Independent Police Oversight Review. His report and its recommendations contributed to a dialogue about the need to modernize the Police Services Act.
 
The Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty#3 welcome the changes being proposed in the Act and will continue to work with our leadership and our Treaty#3 police services in fulfilling the safety and protection of the citizens, families and our communities within our territory.
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Office of the Ogichidaa
1-807-548-4214
 
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