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Seizure of contraband at Joyceville Institution

2019-01-23 14:54:37

On January 21, 2019, at about 3 p.m., correctional officers at Joyceville Institution intercepted an inmate who was attempting to bring contraband into the institution.

Seizure of unauthorized items at Dorchester Penitentiary – Minimum security unit

2019-01-23 10:29:39

On January 12, 2019, at about 1:00 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing unauthorized items was seized in the minimum security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary.

Death of an inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary

2019-01-21 16:53:42

On January 19, 2019, David Shepherd, an inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness.

Seizure of contraband at Drumheller Institution –Medium security unit

2019-01-21 16:21:29

On January 18, 2019, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized at Drumheller Institution, a medium security federal institution.

End of lockdown and search at Joyceville Institution Assessment Unit

2019-01-18 12:12:13

The lockdown put in place at the Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution on January 9, 2019 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed.

End of lockdown and search at Mission Institution – Medium security unit

2019-01-17 09:31:41

The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Mission Institution on January 10, 2019 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed.

Lockdown and search at Collins Bay Institution – Maximum and medium security units

2019-01-16 14:58:38

On January 15, 2019, at about 5:00 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution.

Volunteer honoured for helping to safely reintegrate offenders into Prairie communities

2019-01-16 10:20:45

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce that Lori Ebbesen of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is this year’s winner of the James A. Murphy Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) Award of Excellence.

Lockdown and Search at Mission Institution – Medium security unit

2019-01-09 16:53:19

On January 8, 2019, at about 3:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Mission Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Lockdown and search at Joyceville Institution – Assessment Unit

2019-01-09 16:34:48

On January 9, 2019 at about 12 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the Assessment Unit of Joyceville Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

End of lockdown and search at Collins Bay Institution – Medium security unit

2019-01-07 16:06:08

The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution on December 29, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Recapture of Inmate from Saskatchewan Penitentiary – Minimum security unit

2019-01-07 15:40:10

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on January 6, 2019 inmate Steven Briggs turned himself in to staff members at Bowden Institution.

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Donnacona Institution

2019-01-02 13:35:22

On December 28, 2018, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.

Death of an inmate from Edmonton Institution

2019-01-01 17:22:17

On December 31, 2018, Ryan Groothuis, an inmate from Edmonton Institution died while in our custody.

Escape from Saskatchewan Penitentiary – Minimum security unit

2019-01-01 09:24:01

On December 31, 2018 during the 10 p.m. count in the minimum security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary, staff members discovered that Steven Briggs was not accounted for.

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Collins Bay Institution – medium security unit

2018-12-29 19:31:37

On December 29, 2018, at about 12:15 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized in the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution.

Death of a patient from the Regional Psychiatric Centre

2018-12-24 19:43:11

On December 21, 2018, Richard Wooldridge, a patient from the Regional Psychiatric Centre, died while in our custody.

End of lockdown at Matsqui Institution

2018-12-24 19:21:16

The lockdown put in place at Matsqui Institution on December 19, 2018 has ended. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Seizure of contraband at Mission Institution – Medium security unit

2018-12-24 09:32:42

On December 19, 2018, at approximately 9:00 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized in the medium security unit at Mission Institution.

Escape and recapture of inmate from Edmonton Institution for Women

2018-12-22 16:58:53

On December 21, 2018, at about 8:45 p.m., Edmonton Institution for Women, a multi-level security federal institution, was notified that Charlene Couterielle escaped during an escorted temporary absence in Edmonton, Alberta.

Lockdown and search at Matsqui institution

2018-12-21 08:51:30

On December 19, 2018, at about 8:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at Matsqui institution, a medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Assault of an inmate at Atlantic Institution

2018-12-18 15:36:16

On December 17, 2018, at about 9:50 p.m., an inmate was found to have been victim of an assault at Atlantic Institution, a maximum security federal institution. The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment.

Lockdown and search at Warkworth Institution 

2018-12-18 14:13:12

On December 17, 2018, at about 5:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at Warkworth Institution, a medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Seizure of unauthorized items at Dorchester Penitentiary – Minimum, security unit

2018-12-18 11:26:13

On December 17, 2018, at about 9:45 a.m., Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and correctional staff in the minimum security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary, intercepted an inmate who was attempting to bring unauthorized items into the institution

End of lockdown and search at Bath Institution 

2018-12-13 16:18:46

The lockdown put in place at Bath Institution on December 12, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

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