First Nations sign deal for corrections services

The province of Manitoba signed agreements on Tuesday for First Nations and M�tis organizations to handle probation and corrections services for Native offenders.

The Manitoba M�tis Federation, the Southern Chiefs Organization and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak will establish new agencies to deal with Native people who are on probation. This will allow the offenders to receive more culturally-appropriate services closer to home.

More than 4,000 Native and M�tis residents are currently on probation in the province.

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