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End of lockdown and search at Edmonton Institution
February 15, 2016 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada
The lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution on February 5, 2016 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. 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.
Assistant Warden, Operations
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