Arrests, detentions and removals
Immigration holding centres

Laval, Quebec

General Information

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

This facility is operated under a Memorandum of Understanding with the Correctional Services of Canada, who is the owner of the facility. Spread out amongst three buildings, the facility provides separate living units for men, women and families or unaccompanied minors.

Services

The following services are provided to detainees within the facility:

Visitation

Every day: 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm

All visitors are required to show proper identification to guards at reception and undergo a security screening process. Acceptable identification includes a single valid government-issued identification that includes name, photo, current address, date of birth and signature, or two identification documents with all required elements.

Phone number: (450) 661-4717

Surrey, British Columbia

General Information

The British Columbia IHC is located at 13130 76 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, approximately 30 kilometers from Vancouver International Airport and can accommodate up to 70 detainees.

This facility is a CBSA-owned facility, with third-party service contracts for provision of services within the facility. The two-story facility provides separate living units for men, women and families.

Services

The following services are provided to detainees within the facility:

Visitation

Monday – Friday: 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm
Weekend/Stat Holidays: 10am-12pm and 3pm to 5pm.

All visitors are required to show proper identification to guards at reception. They undergo security screening (bags are scanned and a metal detector is used) and are asked to store personal effects in a designated locker. Acceptable identification includes a single valid government-issued identification that includes name, photo, current address, date of birth and signature, or two identification documents with all required elements.

Phone number: (778) 591-4101

Toronto, Ontario

General information

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) IHC is located at 385 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, approximately eight kilometers from Pearson International Airport and can accommodate up to 183 detainees.

This facility 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 living units for men, women and families.

Services

The following services are provided to detainees within the facility:

Visitation

Every day: 9:30 am to 11:15 am, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm, and 7 pm to 8:45 pm

All visitors are required to show proper identification to guards at reception. They undergo security screening (bags are scanned and a metal detector is used) and are asked to store personal effects in a designated locker. Acceptable identification includes a single valid government-issued identification that includes name, photo, current address, date of birth and signature, or two identification documents with all required elements.

Phone number: (416) 401-8505

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