Ruth Roberts is a criminal defence lawyer with Bonn Law in the Belleville Quinte area. In the course of assisting her clients over the years, she has compiled an essential guide to managing jail. Below is her list she has very generously allowed us to post for the benefit of a wide audience and in particular, those knowing that they will be spending time in an Ontario jail. To learn more, you can contact Ruth directly at (613) 392-9207.
When an accused is sentenced to custody they will be serving their sentence in either a Provincial or Federal institution. Sentences of two years less a day will be served in a Provincial facility. Sentences of two years or more will be served in a Federal penitentiary. Federal inmates are under the auspices of Corrections Services Canada.