John Howard Society of Thunder Bay & District

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The John Howard Society of Thunder Bay is dedicated to creating genuinely safer communities and fostering a truly effective criminal justice system. We help people to turn away from a life of crime in a variety of ways and with a suite of programs and activities. You can explore these in detail under the services menu.


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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
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