End of lockdown at Matsqui Institution

News release

December 24, 2018 – Abbotsford, B.C. – Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Matsqui Institution on December 19, 2018 has ended. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.

Visits to the institution have resumed.



Heather Kelly
Assistant Warden Management Services
Matsqui Institution

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