Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics Adult Correctional Services in Canada Part 4: Resources - CSC Federal Tables

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Introduction

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The purpose of the Adult Correctional Services (ACS) survey is to provide important indicators as to the nature and characteristics of correctional case-flow that are of use to agencies responsible for the delivery of these services, the media and the public. The survey collects annual data on the delivery of adult correctional services from both the provincial/territorial and federal correctional systems.

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Table 1.

Correctional Service of Canada facilities in operation at year-end, and by capacity (Formerly "Table 21" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

Security level

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Nova Scotia

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

New Brunswick

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Quebec

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Ontario

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Manitoba

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Saskatchewan

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Alberta

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

British Columbia

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Total

  • Community correctional centre
  • Minimum security
  • Medium security1
  • Maximum security2
  • Multi-level security
  • Unknown

Bed Capacity3

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Nova Scotia

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

New Brunswick

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Quebec

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Ontario

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Manitoba

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Saskatchewan

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Alberta

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

British Columbia

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

Total

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Unknown

Total  

1. 'Medium security' includes, in some instances, minimum security & reception cells.

2. 'Maximum security' includes, in some instances, mental health beds & reception cells.

3. 'Capacity' includes normal association beds, reception beds, and psychiatric/mental health beds, but excludes cells closed, administrative segregation, suicide watch (observation) cells, & medical/hospital beds.

Source: National Capital, Accommodation and Operational Plan (NCAOP)

Comments

Table 2.

Total Correctional Service of Canada expenditures1 (Formerly ‘Table 22’ in 2008/2009 and earlier)

Current Expenditures

Actual Amount (nearest dollar)

  • Operating
  • Capital
  • Unknown

Total

1. Correctional Service of Canada expenditures exclude CORCAN (a special operating agency that conducts industrial operations within penitentiaries).

Source: Public Accounts of Canada

Comments

Table 3.  

Total Correctional Service of Canada operating expenditures1, by major service area (in current dollars) (Formerly "Table 23" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

Operating Expenditures

Actual Amount (nearest dollar)

  • Headquarters and central services
  • Custodial services2
  • Community supervision services
  • Unknown

Total

1. Correctional Service of Canada expenditures exclude CORCAN (a special operating agency that conducts industrial operations within penitentiaries).

2. Operating expenditures for custodial services exclude administrative costs from the five regional Headquarters and the National Headquarters.

Source: Public Accounts of Canada

Comments

Table 4 .

Correctional Service of Canada staffing data1, by major service area (Formerly "Table 24" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

Headquarters and central services

  • Actual number
  • Percent of total

Custodial services

  • Actual number
  • Percent of total

Community supervision services

  • Actual number
  • Percent of total

Unknown

  • Actual number
  • Percent of total

Total

  • Actual number
  • Percent of total

1. The staff figures represent full-time equivalents as of March 31. Since 2004/2005, staffing data include active employees or those with a paid leave of absence while in previous years, staffing data also included suspended employees as well as employees with an unpaid leave of absence. Comparisons to data from previous years should be made with caution. 

Comments

Table 5.

Correctional Service of Canada institutional operating cost (Formerly "Table 25" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

Institutional operating cost1
Actual Amount (nearest dollar)

1. The institutional operating cost includes those costs such as salaries and administrative costs from the five regional Headquarters and the National Headquarters, but excludes capital expenditures and expenditures related to CORCAN (a special operating agency that conducts industrial operations within penitentiaries). Prior to 2001/2002, the institutional operating cost was based on federal operating expenditures for custodial services excluding administrative costs (Table 3). Therefore caution is recommended when comparing these data to previous publications.

Comments

Table 6.

Deaths of Correctional Service of Canada offenders, by cause of death (Formerly "Table 33" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

In custody

number

  • Suicide
  • Murder
  • Unknown
  • Legal intervention1
  • Other2

Total

Not in custody (in the community)

number

  • Suicide
  • Murder
  • Legal intervention1
  • Unknown
  • Other2

Total

Total

number

  • Suicide
  • Murder
  • Legal intervention1
  • Unknown
  • Other2

Total

1. 'Legal intervention' includes offenders killed by authorities while committing an offence such as hostage-taking incidents and escapes.

2. 'Other' refers to 'other death', death from natural causes, accidental deaths and overdoses.

Comments

Table 7.

Escapees from Correctional Service of Canada facilities, by type of escape (Formerly "Table 34" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

Escapees from maximum security level institutions

Escapees from multi-level security institutions

Escapees from medium security level institutions

Escapees from minimum security level institutions

Unknown

Total

Note: These numbers represent the number of escapees per year from a facility or on temporary absence.

Comments

Table 8.

Correctional Service of Canada - Escorted and unescorted temporary absences (Formerly "Table 36" in 2008/2009 and earlier.)

Escorted temporary absences

  • Number completed
  • Number not completed1

Unescorted temporary absences

  • Number completed
  • Number not completed1

1. The number of 'temporary absence permits not completed' includes those 'unlawfully at large', and those 'detained by police'.

Note: These numbers represent the number of permits issued during a year.

Comments

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