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Liberal government’s failure in corrections leads to hostage situation in Thunder Bay jail: NDP

In Question Period at Queen's Park today, Oshawa MPP and NDP Community Safety and Correctional Services Critic Jennifer French called on the Liberal government to take responsibility for the crisis in corrections following a hostage situation at the Thunder Bay Jail last night.  “Our jails are plagued by fires, floods, broken cell door locks, understaffing and overcrowding,” said French. “Now we have had a violent hostage situation.”  

Watch a video of the exchange here.

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Listen to audio here.

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