Ontario’s Government for the People Announces Grants to Help Police Keep Communities Safe

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November 30, 2018

Ontario’s Government for the People Announces Grants to Help Police Keep Communities Safe

Ontario Police Services to Receive Funding to Support Community-Centered Initiatives

QUEENS PARK – Ontario’s Government for the People is providing $1.5 million to help police fight human trafficking, disrupt outlaw motorcycle gang activity, support victims and address mental health issues in their communities.

The funding is administered through the Civil Remedies Grant Program, which receives funding from the forfeiture of proceeds and instruments of unlawful activity. The grant program supports initiatives that help victims and keep communities safe.

“The people of Ontario rely on our dedicated police officers to keep communities safe,” said Attorney General Caroline Mulroney. “These grants will give police access to new technologies and training to better protect communities and support victims.”

This year, 17 police services across Ontario will receive funding through the program for 21 projects. The Brantford Police Service has been approved for $93,855 for The Seeds Project.

“I’m so pleased that we can take something bad and turn it into a real, tangible positive for Brantford-Brant”, said MPP Bouma.

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For more information, contact MPP Will Bouma at 519-759-0361 or will.bouma@pc.ola.org