Welcome to the John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie. The John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie and District has been active since 1968. We have been committed to building a safe and productive community, working with adults and youth who are facing barriers to independent and healthy living.
John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie & District
Latest JHS Ontario News
December 2, 2016 - Expansion of bail supervision program should make it easier for people to get out on bail…Read More
December 2, 2016 - On any given day, two-thirds of the inmates in Ontario prisons are people who have never had their day in court. They’re on remand, usually awaiting trial and therefore legally innocent.…Read More
December 1, 2016 - TORONTO – The Ministry of the Attorney General’s (MAG) Plan for Faster, Fairer Criminal Justice is a long-overdue and critical step towards much-needed bail reform, according to John Howard Society of Ontario (JHSO). The Plan proposes a number of concrete initiatives aimed at tackling systemic inefficiencies and unfair practices that currently plague Ontario’s bail system.…Read More
December 1, 2016 - Ontario plans to hire more judges and prosecutors as well as launch and expand programs to allow more low-risk accused people to be released on bail as part of a new plan to reduce court delay and ease pressure on overcrowded provincial jails.…Read More