Federal correctional facilities are getting a $154.6-million cash infusion beginning this year and carrying though to 2022, as many face rising cases of COVID-19 among inmates and staff.
Canadian Facility Management & Design
A new $42.3-million correctional facility has officially opened in Priestville, N.S. Known as the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, the jail replaces the aging Antigonish and Cumberland penitentiaries, built in 1948 and 1890, respectively. The new building is the second largest correctional facility in the province.