March 23, 2009
TORONTO — The deaths of two aboriginal men trapped in cells during a jailhouse fire were almost inevitable given the deplorable state of policing in First Nation communities, a coroner's inquest heard Monday.
Ontario government press release
TORONTO, March 23 - Ontario is opening Canada's first secure custody facility for Aboriginal youth in Fort Frances today.
The Ge-Da-Gi-Binez Youth Centre will help Aboriginal youth in conflict with the law through culturally appropriate programs and services.