Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

November 12, 2015 14:20 ET

Lockdown and Search at Stony Mountain Institution - Medium and Maximum Security Unit

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Nov. 12, 2015) - On November 12, 2015, at about 7:00 a.m., a lockdown was put in place in the medium and maximum security units at Stony Mountain Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so.

Visits have been suspended until the search is completed.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is committed to preventing the entry of contraband into its institutions. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to introduce contraband into correctional institutions.

Contact Information

  • Guy Langlois
    Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Stony Mountain Institution
    Correctional Service Canada
    (204) 344-5111 ext 5120