Arrests, detentions and removals
Immigration holding centres

Laval, Quebec

General Information

The Laval immigration holding centre (IHC) is located at 200 Montée Saint-Francois, Laval Quebec, approximately 30 kilometers from the Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport. It has a capacity to house up to 109 detainees.

The Laval IHC is operated under a Memorandum of Understanding with Correctional Service Canada, who is the owner of the facility. Spread out amongst three buildings, the facility provides separate accommodation living space for men, women and families or unaccompanied minors.

Services

The following services are provided to detainees within the facility:

Visitation

14:00-16:00 and 19:00-21:00

Toronto, Ontario

General information

The Toronto immigration holding centre (IHC) is located at 385 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto Ontario, approximately 8 kilometers from Pearson International Airport (PIA) and can accommodate up to 195 detainees.

The Toronto IHC is operated under a third party service contract with a vendor that provides the facility to the CBSA. Spread out among three stories, the facility provides separate accommodation and living space for men, women and families.

Services

The following services are provided to detainees within the facility:

Visitation

09:30 to 11:15, 13:30 to 15:15, and 19:00 to 20:45

Vancouver, British Columbia

General Information

The Vancouver immigration holding centre (IHC) is located at the Vancouver International Airport. It can accommodate up to 24 detainees for a period of up to 48 hours.

The Vancouver IHC is operated under a lease agreement with the Vancouver International Airport Authority. The facility provides separate accommodation and living space for men and women. Children may be housed with their mothers as needed. Given its location and small footprint, long-term detentions are not possible in this facility.

Services

The following services are provided to detainees within the facility:

Visitation

As it is a short-term holding facility, there are no regularly scheduled visitation hours.

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