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Ottawa, June 20, 2017 – The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers Canada (UCCO-SACC-CSN) strongly opposes Bill C-56, tabled yesterday in the House of Commons by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. This bill proposes amendments to the Corrections and Conditional Release Act by imposing a 15-day maximum limit on the time period an inmate can be....
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OTTAWA — Les syndicats représentant le personnel des pénitenciers canadiens, des services frontaliers, du système judiciaire fédéral et des anciens combattants soutiennent que le gouvernement fédéral doit donner des explications et écouter leurs préoccupations au sujet des répercussions des compressions fédérales sur la sécurité publique. Les dirigeants du Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada (UCCO-SACC-CSN),....
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UCCO-SACC-CSN representatives attended a breakfast speech by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews at the Economic Club in Ottawa’s Westin Hotel June 7, when he gave a talk titled “Canada’s correctional reality: Why closing prisons makes sense.” The union was able to challenge his assertions and garnered high media interest as the minister was visibly upset....
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Correctional officers denounce move as hasty, secretive and dangerous (MONTREAL — April 19, 2012) The union representing Canada’s 7,500 correctional officers is warning that the closing of three federal penitentiaries creates a risk for staff and the public. The federal government announced today that, at the end of September 2013, it would close Kingston Penitentiary,....
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Dear Mr. Toews; I thank you for your letter of December 9, 2010. It was good to finally hear from you. I must admit that it confounds me quite a bit, however, since you thank me for a letter I sent you one year ago, and which, last September, you told several of our members....
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Correctional officers demonstrate at Stony Mountain Institution during visit by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (Winnipeg—November 12, 2010) In the wake of a scabies outbreak at Stony Mountain Institution that is contributing yet another threat to their health and safety, federal correctional officers are demonstrating outside the Winnipeg-area penitentiary to protest Public Safety Minister Vic....
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