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How can Family and Friends Transfer Funds to...

Prisons in Ontario have very similar guidelines for funds being transferred to inmates, however they do differ slightly. If you are going to deposit funds to an inmate’s account you must do so with cash or a money order. If you are transferring funds in person you must do so at the detention center the inmate is incarcerated at. You may transfer funds when you come to visit or you may come in during regular visiting hours to insure there is a clerk at the front desk. If you come during those hours and only transfer funds and do not visit the inmate this is NOT counted as one of the inmate’s visits for the week. Listed below are a few examples of commissary funds guidelines for prisons in Ontario.  Metro west Detention Centre Transfer of funds requirements and guidelines: – Cash or money order only, can be mailed or…

5 Feb 2016

What Is the Victim Fine Surcharge (VFS)?

31 Jan 2016

The Federal Victim Fine Surcharge (FVFS), as set out in s.737 of the Criminal Code of Canada, is a monetary surcharge imposed on offenders in addition to any other punishment…

Driving A Bicycle Under The Influence: When...

18 Dec 2015

Many people ride their bicycles regularly to help the environment and get exercise on their way to work. In Ontario cities, bike paths are commonly found and you can even…

Driving Under The Influence Of Drugs In...

9 Dec 2015

Like alcohol, drugs can impair your driving. When your driving is impaired, although you may feel fine, you run the risk of getting into an accident or worse, causing an…

When Can A Police Officer Legally Search You?

2 Dec 2015

Most people are not familiar with their rights and assume that if an officer of the law wishes to search you, that you must comply. However, that is simply not…

What Are Police Vulnerable Sector Checks?

24 Nov 2015

During the application process for employment, volunteer positions or academic positions within certain organizations, applicants might find themselves subject to the Police Reference Check Program as a condition of their…

Holiday Drinking And Driving: What You Need...

18 Nov 2015

When it comes to the holidays, it’s easy to overindulge. However, if you do enjoy multiple holiday drinks, do not get in your car and drive home. Drinking and driving…