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End of lockdown and search at Matsqui Institution 

2018-10-16 16:15:04

The lockdown put in place at Matsqui Institution on October 10, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

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

2018-10-16 16:10:17

On October 15, 2018 at about 7:30 a.m., staff members confiscated multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items in the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution.

Correctional Service of Canada responds to tabling of Bill C-83

2018-10-16 13:27:44

Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, made the following statement on the tabling of Bill C-83 – An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act.

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Springhill Institution 

2018-10-12 11:38:30

On October 09, 2018, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Springhill Institution, a medium-security federal institution.

Assault on staff members at Collins Bay Institution – Medium security unit

2018-10-11 16:29:54

On October 10, 2018, at about 10:45 p.m, two staff members were assaulted in the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution. The injured staff members were evaluated and treated at an outside hospital.

Lockdown and search at Matsqui Institution 

2018-10-11 13:36:14

On October 9, 2018, at about 3:00 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.

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

2018-10-05 16:19:28

On October 2, 2018, at about 8:50 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized from the medium security unit at

Lockdown and search at Collins Bay Institution – Maximum security unit

2018-10-05 10:40:21

On October 4, 2018 at about 9:00 a.m. a lockdown was put in place in the maximum security unit at Collins Bay Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Springhill Institution 

2018-10-04 14:22:31

On October 4, 2018, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the perimeter of Springhill Institution, a medium-security federal institution

Death of an inmate from Bowden Institution

2018-10-02 15:26:35

On October 2, 2018, Noah Akhiatak, an inmate from Bowden Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.

Seizure of unauthorized items at Dorchester Penitentiary – Medium Security Unit 

2018-10-01 15:32:45

On September 20, 2018, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing unauthorized items was seized in the medium security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary.

Significant Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Donnacona Institution

2018-09-28 15:07:14

On September 18, 2018, correctional officers at Donnacona Institution, a maximum security federal institution, seized contraband and unauthorized items in the institution. The total institutional value of this seizure is estimated at $41 500.

Death of an inmate from Drummond Institution

2018-09-25 08:56:00

On September 13, 2018, Denis St-Aubin, an inmate from Drummond Institution died while in our custody.

Freedom of the City granted to the Institution of Port-Cartier’s 30 years of correctional services

2018-09-21 14:04:55

On September 19, 2018, Port-Cartier officially granted the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) “Freedom of the City”, a rare privilege given to valued members or groups dedicated to protecting the community with historic ties to the area.

Assault of staff member at Millhaven Institution

2018-09-20 16:34:44

On September 20, 2018, at about 9 a.m., a staff member was assaulted at Millhaven Institution, a maximum security federal institution. The injured staff member was evaluated and treated at an outside hospital.

Gastroenteritis virus precautionary measures lifted at Regional Treatment Centre, Millhaven Institution 

2018-09-18 13:24:49

The precautionary measures put in place at the Regional Treatment Centre, Millhaven Institution on September 14, 2018, due to inmates showing symptoms associated with the Gastroenteritis virus has been lifted.

Death of an inmate from Regional Reception Centre

2018-09-18 12:00:58

On September 14, 2018, Jean Morissette, an inmate from the Regional Reception Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.

Visits suspended at Regional Treatment Centre, Millhaven Institution as precautionary measure due to Gastroenteritis virus

2018-09-14 16:33:32

As of September 14, 2018, due to several inmates showing symptoms associated with the Gastroenteritis virus, all visits to the Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution are suspended as a precautionary measure.

Freedom of the Town of Port-Cartier Parade

2018-09-14 14:37:40

On September 19, 2018, the City of Port-Cartier will grant the Correctional Service of Canada the right to exercise Freedom of the City, in honour of its 30th year of operations in Port-Cartier.

End of lockdown and search at Millhaven Institution

2018-09-14 13:59:29

The lockdown put in place at Millhaven Institution on September 5, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Change of Command Ceremony in the Prairie Region

2018-09-13 15:29:30

On September 13, 2018, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held a Change of Command Ceremony in the Prairie Region. This occasion marked the change in command from the outgoing Regional Deputy Commissioner Peter Linkletter, to the incoming Regional Deputy Commissioner France Gratton.

Lockdown and search at Millhaven Institution

2018-09-06 09:20:32

On September 5, 2018 at about 1:00 p.m. a lockdown was put in place at Millhaven Institution, a maximum security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

Statement by Commissioner Anne Kelly on Correctional Service of Canada mandate letter

2018-09-05 15:46:35

On July 30, 2018, I was appointed as Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). Today, I am honoured to receive my mandate letter from the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, which outlines the Government of Canada’s priorities as they relate to CSC. This letter will help me establish key commitments in carrying out our mission, vision and mandate.

End of lockdown and search at Beaver Creek Institution – Medium-security unit

2018-09-05 14:32:42

The lockdown put in place in the medium-security unit at Beaver Creek Institution on August 27, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Death of an inmate at Pacific Institution

2018-09-05 09:14:14

On September 1, 2018, Colin Victor Stewart, an inmate from Pacific Institution died while in our custody.

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