The lockdown put in place at the medium security unit at Beaver Creek Institution on February 14, 2023, has ended and the
exceptional search has been completed.
The institution has resumed its normal operations and visits have resumed. During the exceptional search, contraband and unauthorized items were found. The contraband and unauthorized items seized included tattoo paraphernalia, smart phones, loose medication, and handmade weapons.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has measures in place 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.