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Vigils for ethical prison farms to be held outside Collins Bay Institution

  The introduction of beef and dairy cows at the new Joyceville and Collins Bay prison farms has drawn the concern of Evolve Our Prison Farms, a campaign for “plant-based prison farms in Canada enhanced by farmed animal sanctuary.” The group will begin holding weekly vigils in front of Collins

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Millhaven Institution on lockdown

Millhaven Institution is currently on lockdown as staff members conduct an exception search of the maximum security federal institution. The lockdown was put in place at approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff, and

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Contraband seizure at Collins Bay Institution results in lockdown

The medium-security unit at Collins Bay Institution is currently on lockdown after a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized. The seizure took place at approximately 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, and was the “result of the vigilance of staff members,” according to a press release from

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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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Lockdown at Millhaven Institution

At about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, a lockdown was put in place at Millhaven Institution, located just outside of Kingston in Bath, Ont. The maximum-security federal institution has been placed on lockdown to conduct an “exceptional search,” according to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC).

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