Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

November 05, 2014 14:15 ET

End of Lockdown and Search at Grande Cache Institution

GRANDE CACHE, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 5, 2014) - Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Grande Cache Institution on October 31, 2014 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

A number of 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.

Contact Information

  • Jean Collins
    Media Relations & Outreach Advisor
    Regional Headquarters (Prairies)
    306-659-9215