Harper Government helps female former offenders readjust to life after prison

Apr 7, 2015

Today, Mr. Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener – Conestoga, Mr. Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener - Waterloo, and Mr. Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $2.7 million in federal funding for the crime prevention project Stride for Federally Sentenced Women, which will provide support to nearly 600 recently released female offenders to reduce their likelihood of reoffending.