On November 23, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
The contraband and unauthorized items seized included 364 grams of hashish, 90 grams of cannabis wax, 100 grams of tobacco, one metal saw blade, one cellphone and four SIM cards. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure is $90,760.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) uses a number of tools to prevent drugs from entering its institutions. These tools include ion scanners and drug-detector dogs to search buildings, personal property, inmates, and visitors