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Dorm-style beds at BCC

These dorm-style beds were added to the Brandon Correctional Centre in 2011 to increase the jail’s capacity. But they also force many inmates to sleep in close quarters, which can lead to conflict.

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These dorm-style beds were added to the Brandon Correctional Centre in 2011 to increase the jail’s capacity. But they also force many inmates to sleep in close quarters, which can lead to conflict.

Alarming jailbreak raises questions

News that an inmate broke out of the Brandon Correctional Centre would be worrisome enough all on its own.

What’s really alarming is that guards apparently had no idea that the man was missing in the first place. Only five hours later did the jail learn of the escape, when the ...

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