February 28, 2014 17:57 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 28, 2014) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today commended the joint agreement reached between Correctional Service of Canada and Correctional Service of Quebec regarding the Leclerc Institution in Laval, Quebec. The former federal institution will become a provincial facility effective April 1, 2014.
"I am pleased this former federal facility will now serve the Province of Quebec, and I congratulate all the federal and provincial representatives who made this possible. This Government is committed to working collaboratively with our partners to tackle crime and keep dangerous criminals off our streets, and out of our communities."
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Jean-Christophe de Le RueDirector of CommunicationsOffice of the Minister of Public Safetyand Emergency PreparednessJean-Christophe.deLeRue@ps-sp.gc.ca613-991-2924
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