Legislative Option for First Nations Policing under the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019

June 8, 2020 2:00pm


Richard Stubbings
Assistant Deputy Minister
Ministry of the Solicitor General

Under the new Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019, once in force, a band council of a First Nation will be able to request that the Solicitor General constitute a First Nation board for the purpose of maintaining a First Nation police service, or a First Nation Ontario Provincial Police board to provide governance for policing provided by the Ontario Provincial Police pursuant to a written agreement.