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

From: Correctional Service Canada

May 15, 2019 – Gravenhurst, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place in the medium security unit at Beaver Creek Institution May 6, 2019, has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

A number of contraband and unauthorized items were found during the exceptional search.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.

Visits to the institution have resumed.

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