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  1. On November 20, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband items was seized on the perimeter of Drummond Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  2. The Canadian Coast Guard’s seasonal search and rescue stations in Québec, Tadoussac, Kegaska, Rivière-au-Renard and Havre-Saint-Pierre will close on November 30. The Cap-aux-Meules station will close on December 30.
  3. As a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution.
  4. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise users that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed to motorists for the stormwater infrastructure work conducted by the National Capital Commission/
  5. The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec announce more than $1 million in funding to improve the efficiency, quality and sustainability of Quebec’s fish and seafood sector. The Government of Canada’s contribution to these six projects in the Gaspé region is $895,761, and the Government of Quebec’s contribution is $383,899.
  6. Six projects in the Gaspé region funded by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) under the Quebec Fisheries Fund (QFF).
  7. On November 11, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Drummond Institution, a federal medium security institution.
  8. Rivière-au-Renard (Quebec) – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and member of Parliament for Gaspésie─Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, with Mr. André Lamontagne, ministre de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’alimentation du Québec , will hold a press conference to announce support to the Quebec fishing industry. They will also be accompanied by Mr. Jonatan Julien, ministre de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles du Québec.
  9. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic on Saturday, November 13, and Sunday, November 14, from 7 am to 5 pm, following the cancellation of a planned closure.
  10. On November 4, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Donnacona Institution, a maximum security federal institution.
  11. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise users that the Alexandra Bridge boardwalk will remain open from Tuesday, November 9, to Thursday, November 11, from 9 am to 3 pm, following the cancellation of a planned boardwalk reduction.
  12. On October 29, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum-security institution.
  13. On October 25, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Drummond Institution, a federal medium security institution.
  14. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed to motorists for inspection and maintenance work.
  15. On October 15, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Archambault Institution, a federal multi-level security institution.
  16. On October 10, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the perimeter of Cowansville Institution, a federal medium-security facility.
  17. On October 1, 2021, correctional officers at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution, intercepted an inmate who was attempting to bring contraband and unauthorized items into the institution.
  18. Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to renewing its relationship with Indigenous peoples. To this end, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) continues to work with First Nations across the Maritimes and the Gaspé region of Quebec on the ongoing implementation of their Treaty right to fish in pursuit of a moderate livelihood while maintaining a sustainable fishery for all harvesters.
  19. Renovations begin at the CBSA's Regional Processing Centre in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle
  20. The National Battlefields Commission (NBC) wishes to advise motorists of a closure of Gilmour Hill for preventative strengthening works.
  21. On October 3, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Cowansville Institution, a federal medium security facility.
  22. Between September 14 and 16, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several separate packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Drummond Institution, a federal medium security facility.
  23. Media are invited to the inauguration of the new Halloween Garden on the Plains of Abraham, on October 1, 2021.
  24. On September 17, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution.
  25. Between September 2 and 14, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, several separate packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum-security institution.
  26. On September 15, 2021, Loren Rudd, an inmate from the Regional Reception Centre, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  27. On September 7, 2021, correctional officers at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution, intercepted an inmate who was attempting to bring contraband and unauthorized items into the institution.
  28. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that the Alexandra Bridge will remain open to vehicular traffic from September 13th to September 19th from 7 pm to 6 am following the cancellation of a planned closure as part of the structural steel replacement project.
  29. On September 1, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum-security institution.
  30. On September 5, 2021, Jean-François Roy, an inmate from the Regional Reception Centre, died while in our custody.
  31. On September 3, 2021, Pascal Therrien, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  32. As a result of the vigilance of staff members, two separate packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Cowansville Institution, a federal medium-security facility.