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Death of an inmate from Matsqui Institution

2019-10-18 09:21:28

On, October 16, 2019, James Tyrone Godfrey, an inmate from Matsqui Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. He passed away in the intensive care unit at a local hospital.

End of lockdown and search at Joyceville Institution – Assessment Unit

2019-10-17 15:04:22

The lockdown put in place at Joyceville Institution’s Assessment Unit on October 9, 2019, has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

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

2019-10-16 14:55:25

The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Mission Institution on October 2, 2019 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Death of an inmate from Pacific Institution

2019-10-11 09:41:26

On October 7, 2019, B.W.W., an inmate from Pacific Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes. The individual’s name has been anonymized to comply with a court-ordered publication ban to protect the identity of the victim.

Lockdown and search at Joyceville Institution – Assessment Unit

2019-10-10 14:07:34

On October 9, 2019, at about 4:30 p.m., a lockdown was put in place in the Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search for the presence of contraband.

End of lockdown and search at Beaver Creek Institution

2019-10-09 09:59:43

The lockdown put in place at Beaver Creek Institution on October 3, 2019, has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution – Medium security unit

2019-10-08 11:55:25

On October 6, 2019, Roderick Myles Camphaug, an inmate at Archambault Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness.

Seizure of contraband at Federal Training Centre – Medium security unit

2019-10-07 09:51:25

On September 19th, 2019, at about 02:30 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized in the medium security unit at Federal Training Centre.

Recapture of inmates from Saskatchewan Penitentiary – Minimum-security unit

2019-10-06 14:51:45

At approximately 10 a.m. on October 6, 2019 inmates Noah Lemaigre-Elliott and Jesse Favel were apprehended by the Saskatoon Police Service.

Escape from Saskatchewan Penitentiary – Minimum-security unit

2019-10-05 09:39:31

On October 4, 2019, during the 10:00 p.m. count in the minimum-security unit at Saskatchewan Penitentiary, staff members discovered that Noah Lemaigre-Elliott and Jesse Favel were not accounted for.

Death of an Inmate from Beaver Creek Institution

2019-10-04 16:41:45

On October 4, 2019, Thys Devries, an inmate from Beaver Creek Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness.

Assault of an inmate at Atlantic Institution

2019-10-04 14:06:11

On October 2, 2019, at about 5 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 Beaver Creek Institution

2019-10-03 14:46:17

On October 3, 2019, at about 1:00 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at Beaver Creek Institution to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Cowansville Institution

2019-10-03 09:59:28

On September 19 and 20, 2019, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the perimeter of Cowansville Institution, a medium security federal institution.

Lockdown and search at Mission, medium security unit

2019-10-03 09:48:07

On October 2, 2019, a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Mission Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Seizure of contraband at Collins Bay Institution

2019-10-02 16:52:09

On September 30, 2019, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, three packages containing contraband were seized within the perimeter of the medium-security unit at Collins Bay Institution.

Inmate captured due to the vigilance of Laval Peace Officers

2019-10-02 15:19:33

At 10:45 p.m. during the count on October 1, 2019, staff members at Federal Training Centre, a multi-level security Federal Institution, discovered that Jack Wayne Bender, a minimum-security unit inmate, was not accounted for. Jack Wayne Bender was promptly apprehended by police.

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Stony Mountain Institution – Maximum security unit

2019-10-02 13:49:10

On September 28, 2019, at about 11:15 a.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the exercise yard of the maximum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution.

End of lockdown and search at Collins Bay Institution – Maximum-Security unit

2019-09-30 16:19:08

The lockdown put in place at the maximum-security unit at Collins Bay Institution on September 25, 2019, has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Death of an inmate from Collins Bay Institution

2019-09-30 16:06:37

On September 27, 2019, Thomas Tomelty, an inmate from Collins Bay Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness.

Death of an inmate from Joliette Institution

2019-09-27 10:08:59

On September 25, 2019, Corinne April McKay, an inmate from Joliette Institution died while in our custody.

Lockdown and search at Collins Bay Institution – Maximum-security unit

2019-09-26 11:58:15

On September 25, 2019, a lockdown was put in place in the maximum-security unit at Collins Bay Institution to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Death of an inmate from Atlantic Institution

2019-09-25 14:23:58

On September 20, 2019, an inmate from Atlantic Institution died while in our custody.

Death of an inmate from Pacific Institution

2019-09-19 10:06:51

On September 16, 2019, George Phillip Holt, an inmate from Pacific Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.

End of lockdown and search at Bath Institution

2019-09-13 09:40:51

The lockdown put in place at Bath Institution on September 8, 2019, has ended and an exceptional search has been completed.