Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Status

Last documented use

2013

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canada Border Services Agency

Management: Canada Border Service Agency (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Families, Accompanied minors, 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

Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility 90 Gloria McCluskey Ave. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 2B9 Tel: (902) 460-5800 Fax: (902) 460-5815


Center status

Status Last documented use

2013

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2012

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Canada Border Service Agency

Type Governmental

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2012
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 4.83

2008
Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012

Name Families

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 16

2013

Number 6

2008

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012