Media advisory - Ontario ministers meet with federal, provincial and territorial justice counterparts



    TORONTO, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - Ontario Attorney General Chris Bentley and
Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Rick Bartolucci will
attend the 2007 meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers
responsible for justice in Winnipeg this week.

    
    Topics on the agenda of interest to Ontario include:

    -   Mandatory minimum sentences and tougher bail provisions for firearms
        offences
    -   Limiting recognition of pre-trial custody in sentencing
    -   Federal government support for the cost of new federal justice
        initiatives
    -   Improving access to family courts for the most vulnerable
    -   The changing composition and dynamic of Canada's correctional
        population.

    The Ministers will be available to the media for comment about this
    meeting.

    DATE:     November 14 - 15, 2007

    LOCATION: Delta Winnipeg
              350 St. Mary Avenue
              Winnipeg, Manitoba

    Disponible en français

                      www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
                           www.mpss.jus.gov.on.ca
    





For further information:

For further information: Sheamus Murphy, Ministry of the Attorney
General, Minister Bentley's Office, (416) 326-6686; Brendan Crawley, Ministry
of the Attorney General, Communications Branch, (416) 326-2210; Laura
Blondeau, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Minister
Bartolucci's Office, (416) 325-4973; Stuart McGetrick, Ministry of Community
Safety and Correctional Services, Communications Branch, (416) 325-9686

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