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Ontario Provides Increased Local Court Security Funding

January 20, 2020

NORTH BAY –  Local court security and prisoner transportation services are receiving support from the Ontario government, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli announced today.

The City of North Bay is receiving $664,148.78 through the Ministry of Solicitor General’s Court Security and Prisoner Transportation Grant, an increase of more than $34,000 from last year’s allocation.

“The government is building Ontario together by demonstrating its commitment to working with municipal partners to support court security,” said Fedeli.

“Public safety is a top priority and we are committed to providing our front-line police and their municipal partners with the tools and resources they need to protect our communities.”

In all, the Court Security and Prisoner Transportation Grant provides $125 million in funding to support municipalities across the province.

 


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