The John Howard Society is a community based organization that supports people who are at risk or involved in the criminal justice system through service, reform, education and advocacy.
John Howard Society of Thunder Bay & District
Latest JHS Ontario News
July 21, 2015 - On any given day in Canada, there are more innocent people in prison than guilty ones. By “innocent people,” we mean those who have been accused of a crime and are being held on remand, awaiting a bail hearing or a trial. Across the country, 55 per cent of prisoners in provincial and territorial jails are not behind bars because of a conviction.…Read More
July 21, 2015 - The number of lockdowns caused by staffing shortages at jails in northeastern Ontario is increasing, according to documents obtained by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.…Read More
June 15, 2015 - Catching and charging people who make or download child pornography is one thing. But the real key in eradicating the behaviour is helping people stay away from it, those behind a made-in-Greater Sudbury child pornography-fighting initiative said Friday.…Read More
June 10, 2015 - The Sudbury chapter of the John Howard Society has a question for you.…Read More