Lockdown in progress at Joyceville Institution

The Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution is currently on lockdown in order for staff members to perform an exceptional search.

According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), the Assessment Unit was placed on lockdown on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at approximately 4 p.m. CSC did not indicate what prompted the lockdown, saying only that the lockdown was put in place to allow for the exceptional search.

All visits have been suspended until the search is completed.


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