Sydney, Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Correctional Facility

Status

Last documented use

2011

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees, Asylum seekers

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Canada

6,251

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Cape Breton Correctional Facility 136 Gardiner Road Sydney, Nova Scotia B1M 1A1 Canada Tel: +1 (902) 563-2114 Fax: +1 (902) 563-3636

Center status

Status Last documented use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Department of Justice, Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Demographics

Name Adult men

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation No

2011
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1

2011
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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Family segregation
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Canada Border Services Agency

Ministry Public Safety Canada

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2011
Facility owner
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