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August 14, 2017

Media reports indicate that a riot broke out damaging a number of rooms and one correctional officer was allegedly taken to hospital. Steve White, President of OPSEU Local 616, blames a lack of funding for situations escalating like this one did.

July 28, 2017

Today, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, sent the following letter to the Honourable Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, regarding recent media attention focused on the Central North Correctional Centre.


July 27, 2017

July 20, 2017

On May 24, 2017, OPSEU and the Ontario government signed a memorandum of settlement (MoS) related to a policy grievance that a number of OPS employees had made regarding their progression through the salary grid.

July 4, 2017

Measures taken in recent months by the provincial government to improve conditions at the Ottawa jail have proven successful enough that they should be considered for all facilities in Ontario, according to the union for correctional officers.

June 27, 2017

At a time when Ontario prison officials have vowed to take a more humane approach to inmate care, the province has recorded a significant rise in the number of suicide attempts in its correctional facilities.

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