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Jul 07, 2020, 15:58 ET Death of an inmate from the Regional Reception Centre

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 4, 2020, François St-Louis, an inmate from the Regional Reception Centre, died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. St-Louis...


Jul 02, 2020, 12:33 ET Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Donnacona Institution

DONNACONA, QC, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 17, 2020, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a...


Jun 30, 2020, 13:58 ET Death of an Inmate from La Macaza Institution

LA MACAZA, QC, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 28, 2020, Jacques Allard, an inmate from La Macaza Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of...


Jun 22, 2020, 13:00 ET Death of an inmate from Archambault Institution - Medium-security unit

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 19, 2020, Alcide Dufault, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes. At the time of his...


Jun 19, 2020, 12:34 ET Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at the Regional Reception Centre

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, June 19, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On June 16, 2020, at about 10:15 a.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband, and unauthorized items ...


Jun 17, 2020, 12:23 ET Seizure of Contraband at Donnacona Institution

DONNACONA, QC, June 17, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 14, 2020, at about 6:15 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of correctional officers, a package containing contraband was seized at Donnacona Institution,...


Jun 16, 2020, 09:28 ET Death of an inmate from the Federal Training Centre

LAVAL, QUC, June 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On June 13, 2020, Marc Goudreault, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre, died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Goudreault had been...


Jun 04, 2020, 12:44 ET Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Cowansville Institution

COWANSVILLE, QC, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - On May 28, 2020, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the perimeter of...


May 21, 2020, 14:55 ET Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at the Regional Reception Centre

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - On May 16, 2020, at about 7:30 a.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband, and unauthorized items was...


May 20, 2020, 11:37 ET Death of an inmate from the Federal Training Centre

LAVAL, QC, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - On May 18, 2020, Gilbert Dorion, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of...


May 12, 2020, 13:14 ET Seizures of contraband and unauthorized items at Cowansville Institution

COWANSVILLE, QC, May 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On May 2 and 3, 2020, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the...


May 08, 2020, 16:03 ET Lockdown at Archambault Institution

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - On May 6, 2 020, a lockdown was put in place at Archambault Institution's medium-security unit as a precautionary measure after two employees tested...


May 05, 2020, 13:48 ET COVID-19 related death of an inmate

LAVAL, QC, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - On May 3, 2020, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre, multi-level unit, in Laval, died as an apparent result of complications related to COVID-19. The inmate's...


Apr 29, 2020, 16:29 ET Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Cowansville Institution

COWANSVILLE, QC, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - On April 25, 2020, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of...


Apr 17, 2020, 09:36 ET Lockdown at the Federal Training Centre - multi-level security unit

LAVAL, QC, April 17, 2020 /CNW/ - On April 15, 2020, a lockdown was put in place in the multi-level security unit at the Federal Training Centre, as a precautionary measure after some inmates showed...


Apr 12, 2020, 14:00 ET Death of an inmate from Drummond Institution

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, April 12, 2020 /CNW/ - On April 10, 2020, Eric Demers, an inmate from Drummond Institution died while in our custody. The Sureté du Québec is currently investigating the cause of...


Mar 27, 2020, 16:22 ET Seizures of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Donnacona Institution

DONNACONA, QC, March 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On March 24 and 25, 2020, as a result of the vigilance of Correctional Officers, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at...


Mar 09, 2020, 16:28 ET Death of an inmate from Cowansville Institution

COWANSVILLE, QC, March 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On March 8th, 2020, an inmate from Cowansville Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of his...


Feb 21, 2020, 20:46 ET Death of an inmate from Archambault Institution

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, Feb. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - On February 20, 2020, Raynold Couturier, an inmate from Archambault Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes. At the time of ...


Jan 12, 2020, 18:00 ET Hostage-taking contained at the Regional Reception Centre

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, Jan. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - On January 11, 2020, at approximately 11:42 p.m., a hostage-taking situation at the Regional Reception Center (RRC), Region of Québec took place. In ...


Dec 16, 2019, 10:58 ET Death of an inmate from Regional Reception Centre

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - On December 14, 2019, Guy Dumas, an inmate from the Regional Reception Centre, in the Region of Quebec, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following...


Dec 16, 2019, 08:24 ET Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Donnacona Institution

DONNACONA, QC, Dec. 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On December 8, 2019, at about 2:30 p.m., as a result of the vigilance of a correctional officer, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items...


Dec 04, 2019, 16:50 ET Change of Command Ceremony in the region of Québec

LAVAL, QC, Dec. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - In September 2019, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held two Changes of Command Ceremonies in the region of Quebec. On September 17, 2019, at Drummond...


Oct 22, 2019, 16:52 ET Death of an inmate from Archambault Institution

STE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - On October 20, 2019, Frédéric Mignault, an inmate from Archambault Institution died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Mignault, 48...


Oct 08, 2019, 11:53 ET Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution - Medium security unit

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, Oct. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - On October 6, 2019, Roderick Myles Camphaug, an inmate at Archambault Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an...