Kenora Jail staff save inmate lives

Kenora Jail staff save inmate lives

Kenora – OPSEU is praising the heroic actions of correctional staff at the Kenora Jail that saved the lives of five inmates who had overdosed on fentanyl over a 24-hour period. Three overdoses were reported just after 9 p.m. on July 20. Officers and two nurses rushed...
An Open letter to correctional workers

An Open letter to correctional workers

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success”. – Henry Ford By the above definition, corrections can be a success. Take the work of the amazing staff at the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre (HWDC). If...
‘Build the new jail in Thunder Bay – right now’: OPSEU

‘Build the new jail in Thunder Bay – right now’: OPSEU

Thunder Bay – In the wake of the Ontario Ombudsman’s scathing report on the state of Ontario corrections, the union representing the province’s 9,000 correctional officers is calling on Queen’s Park to start construction of the promised new Thunder Bay Jail. “For...
Corrections Insider, Issue # 2

Corrections Insider, Issue # 2

Please click on link for Corrections Insider, Issue # 2 – the newsletter for OPSEU’s correctional bargaining unit members. We hope you enjoy reading it and look forward to your comments.    Ontario Public ServiceEmployees Union 100 Lesmill Rd.Toronto, ON  M3B 3P8  ...