Press Release – January 31, 2020

On January 31, municipalities from the Parkland region met to discuss the recent announcement from the Minister of Justice regarding the closure of the Dauphin Correctional Centre. This decision affects all our communities and we recognize it is imperative that we work as a collective to address this issue.

The group identified regional concerns which will be presented at the Town Hall Meeting on February 3. After hearing from all the stakeholders, the Parkland municipalities will reconvene to discuss and collectively identify the best course of action.

The municipalities are committed to collaborating with each other for the benefit of the region.