Justice and Public Safety
Health and Community Services
February 6, 2019
Media Advisory: Ministers Parsons and Haggie to Discuss Independent Review of Inmate Deaths at Provincial Correctional Institutions
The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, and the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will discuss the report Newfoundland and Labrador Corrections and Community Services: Deaths in Custody Review today (Wednesday, February 6).
The review was commissioned following deaths at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary and the Newfoundland and Labrador Correctional Centre for Women between August 2017 and June 2018.
Media representatives can receive an embargoed copy of the report at 1:00 p.m. in the Media Centre, Ground Floor, East Block, Confederation Building. A news conference with Ministers Parsons and Haggie will be begin at 2:00 p.m.
Media planning to attend are asked to pre-register via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (709-729-3812).
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