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Letter: KP Tours do not tell all

Editorial note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. I write after the recent anniversary of 50 years since the KP Riot. I noticed shortly thereafter there was a lot of chatter in reference to

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CSC seize large quantity of tobacco at Joyceville Institution

Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) officials say they have seized contraband at Joyceville Institution. On Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband was seized at Joyceville Institution, a multilevel security facility, CSC said in a press release. The contraband seized was a large

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Drugs, cell phones seized after suspected drone drop at Bath Institution

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has seized a package of contraband intended to make its way inside Bath Institution. According to CSC, the package was seized “as a result of the assistance of the community and the vigilance of staff members” on Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021. The contraband seized

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Iqaluit inmates transferred to Joyceville Institution after fire

Dozens of inmates who were displaced from a correctional centre in Iqaluit following a fire last week have been temporarily transferred to a Kingston-area correctional facility, confirms the Government of Nunavut. The fire, which occurred at the Baffin Correctional Centre on Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021, was discovered by staff at

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Contraband seized at Collins Bay Institution worth over $16,000

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has released information regarding a package containing contraband at Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, the package was seized on the perimeter of Collins Bay Institution “as the result of the vigilance of staff members” at approximately 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

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CSC reports COVID-19 case at Millhaven Institution

In its latest update on COVID-19 cases within its institutions, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) announced a case amongst inmates at Millhaven Institution in Bath, Ont. Updated on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, CSC’s online COVID-19 inmate and case summary overview lists one inmate case of COVID-19 at the maximum

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Contraband package seized on perimeter of Collins Bay Institution

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has seized a package of contraband intended to make its way inside Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, the package was seized on the perimeter of Collins Bay Institution “as the result of the vigilance of staff members” at approximately 6:40 p.m. on Sunday,

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CSC seize over $70k in contraband at Collins Bay Institution

A package containing contraband was seized on the perimeter of Collins Bay institution at around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. According to a release from Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), dated Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, the contraband seized included tobacco, drugs, and drug paraphernalia. CSC says the total

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Inmate death reported at Millhaven Institution Regional Treatment Centre

An inmate from the Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution has died of apparent natural causes while in the custody of Correctional Service Canada (CSC). According to CSC, Wayne Begley, 72, died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. At the time of his death, Begley had been serving an indeterminate sentence

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Employee charged with theft from Collins Bay Penitentiary pharmacy

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, have charged a Kingston resident in connection with an alleged theft at the Collins Bay Institution in Kingston. OPP say that on Dec. 4, 2020 the Penitentiary Squad, in conjunction with the Correctional

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CSC reports death at Regional Treatment Centre

According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), an inmate from the Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution has died while in their custody of apparent natural causes. This is the second death so far this month at the Regional Treatment Centre. Clifford Beaucage, 72 years of age, died on Thursday, Jan.

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Smuggling attempt leads to arrest of three outside Bath Institution

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, has charged several people after an attempt to smuggle contraband into Bath Institution. According to a release from OPP, dated Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, members of the Pen Squad, assisted by members of

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