William Head Institution
6000 William Head Road
Victoria, British Columbia, V9C 0B5
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William Head Institution was first intended and used as a quarantine station from 1881 until 1958. The William Head Institution became a minimum security Federal penitentiary in 1959. Since then William Head Institution has been redesigned as a stand alone minimum security Federal institution housing upto 200 adult male inmates.
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