Medicine Hat, Alberta

Medicine Hat Remand Centre

Status

Last documented use

2012

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canada Border Services Agency

Management: Canada Border Services Agency (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
No Data
No Data
Canada

8,825

Immigration detainees (2020)

91

Detained children (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Medicine Hat Remand Centre 874 - 2 St. SE Medicine Hat, AB T1A 8H2 Phone: 403-529-2111 Fax: 403-529-3132


Center status

Status Last documented use

2012

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canada Border Services Agency

Type Governmental

2012

Name Solicitor General and Public Security Ministry, Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Demographics

Name Adult women

2011

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 3

2010

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2011