Canada: Ontario will make sex offender registry available to other provinces.
February 11, 2002
TORONTO - Ontario says Ottawa is failing to protect
children by refusing to set up a national sex offender
registry and include more criminals in a DNA database.
Ontario set up its own sex offender registry, with
names, pictures and addresses. However, it says
what is really needed is a national registry.
Solicitor General David Turnbull says Ontario will give
the registry software to Alberta at a justice ministers'
meeting in Moncton this week.
It will offer it to all Canadian governments free of
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