Woman charged for making threats against Minister handling PC's new Autism program

Ottawa police say a woman has been charged with making threats against provincial Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod.

C-T-V News reports that the accused faces three counts of uttering threats and one count of criminal harassment.

The premier's office says the woman sent threats to MacLeod via email and telephone calls over the last few weeks.

MacLeod has been under fire for changes to the province's autism program that were announced in February and take effect on April 1st.