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CSC reports death of inmate at Millhaven Institution

  An inmate at Millhaven Institution, Regional Treatment Centre has died of apparent natural causes, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). Laurier Deguire, 88, died on Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019 while in the custody of CSC. At the time of his death, Deguire had been serving an eight-year sentence for

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Two staff members assaulted at Collins Bay Institution

Two staff members in the medium security unit at Collins Bay Institution were assaulted at approximately 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Both staff members were injured, and they were evaluated and treated at an outside hospital. The assailants have been identified and the appropriate actions will be taken,

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Staff member assaulted at Millhaven Institution

At approximately 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, a staff member at Millhaven Institution was assaulted, according to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The staff member was injured and was evaluated and treated at an outside hospital. The assailant has been identified and the appropriate actions have

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Visits resume at Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution

The precautionary measures put in place at the Ontario Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution have been lifted, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). Visits were suspended to the Regional Treatment Centre on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 due to a number of inmates showing symptoms associated with viral gastroenteritis. On

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Visits suspended to Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution due to viral gastroenteritis

Visits have been suspended at the Ontario Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution as a precautionary measure due to gastroenteritis virus, according to a press release from Correctional Services Canada (CSC). Due to several inmates showing symptoms of gastroenteritis virus (an intestinal virus sometimes referred to as ‘stomach flu’), visits

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Contraband including over a kilogram of marijuana seized at Collins Bay Institution

Contraband and unauthorized items with a combined estimated $115,000 institutional value have been seized from the medium security yard at Collins Bay Institution. According to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC), “several packages” containing the contraband and unauthorized items were seized at approximately 9: 30 p.m. on Sunday,

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Lockdown and search ended at Collins Bay Institution

The lockdown at the medium-security unit of Collins Bay Institution has now ended following the completion of an exceptional search, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The penitentiary had been placed on lockdown on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, following the seizure of a package containing contraband and unauthorized items. Additionally,

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Lockdown and search at Millhaven Institution ended

Numerous unauthorized items were found as a result of the lockdown and exceptional search at Millhaven Institution, which has now ended, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The lockdown was put in place on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 in order to carry out the exceptional search. The search was ordered

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Two years of Kingston Penitentiary tours generate over $1.5 million for United Way

Since tours of Kingston Penitentiary began in 2016, the popular attraction for tourists and locals alike has contributed approximately $1.54 million to local youth homelessness initiatives through the United Way. On the grounds of the historic building that thousands have now toured, the cheque for final installment of 50 per

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