JHSO in the News

What happens to your finances if you’re sent to jail or prison? – LowestRates.ca
June 24, 2019 - Think for a second about how you do your everyday banking. It might involve opening an app on your phone, pushing some buttons, moving some money around, paying some bills. For others, it might involve physically visiting a branch and having the teller do the work. Whatever your preference, you’ve got ready access to your money and control over your bill payments.…Read More
Sudbury Shelter Closing – Could be a Big Mistake – CBC Morning North
March 15, 2019 - The new life centre closing in Sudbury means a loss of 22 beds for men needing emergency shelter. The John Howard Society says no city should be without an emergency shelter. He focuses on how inmates who are released from jail often don’t have anywhere to go, so they end up in the shelter until they get back on their feet. With the shelter closing, this can become a major social issue in Sudbury. John Rimore is the Executive Director of the John Howard Society Sudbury. He spoke with the CBC’s Markus Schwabe.…Read More