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Bordeaux Prison
Prison Bordeaux Mtl.JPG
Location 800 Gouin Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°32′42″N 73°41′10″W / 45.545°N 73.686°W / 45.545; -73.686Coordinates: 45°32′42″N 73°41′10″W / 45.545°N 73.686°W / 45.545; -73.686
Status Operational
Security class Minimum
Capacity 1,189
Opened 1912[1]
Managed by Quebec Ministry of Public Security

The Bordeaux Prison (French: Prison de Bordeaux), is a provincial prison in Montreal, Quebec, Canada It is located at 800 Gouin Boulevard West in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville.

The prison was built in 1908 to 1912 by architect Jean-Omer Marchand to replace the aged Pied-du-Courant Prison. The prison currently houses male inmates sentenced to less than two years' imprisonment. It also houses prisoners awaiting trial.

It is the largest provincial prison in Quebec, with a maximum capacity of 1,189 inmates


  1. ^ Bordeaux Prison at IMTL.org

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106 news items

CTV News

CTV News
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:30:55 -0700

Francis Boucher, son of notable former Hells Angels leader Maurice "Mom" Boucher, has been accidentally released from Bordeaux Prison in Montreal. A provincial Security Ministry representative said that Boucher, 39, tricked guards into allowing him to ...

Genetic Literacy Project

Genetic Literacy Project
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:49:35 -0700

Another group of French researchers, using American-style DSM criteria, found that 43 percent of prisoners in a Bordeaux prison were diagnosable for ADHD. But the DSM isn't off the hook, either. Some researchers have found that DSM categories have ...

CTV News

CTV News
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:14:29 -0700

A few minutes later at 11:50 p.m. we arrived at the Bordeaux Prison. We introduced ourselves at the gate," said Strapatsas. Dimitrios Strapatsas said he does not know where Boucher went during his four days on the lam. "I do not [know], I did not ask.

National Post

National Post
Fri, 22 May 2015 08:22:30 -0700

... Centre on March 23 were detailed during Francis Boucher's bail hearing in a case where he is charged with escaping from lawful custody while he was serving a 117-day sentence at the provincial institution formerly known as the Bordeaux Prison ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 22:16:19 -0700

Michael Simoneau-Meunier, who is spending time inside the Bordeaux prison in Montreal, was snapped apparently smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol while incarcerated; He captioned them 'Xo and blunt living da jail life'; Simoneau-Meunier has a ...

Sud Ouest

Sud Ouest
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:51:52 -0700

La cour d'appel de Bordeaux a confirmé la peine infligée en octobre dernier par le tribunal correctionnel de Libourne. Bordeaux : prison ferme pour le faux assureur qui avait escroqué une nonagénaire de 200 000 Des versements étaient effectués pour ...


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:33:45 -0700

Strapatsas said four different inmates with the surname Boucher were housed at Bordeaux prison on the day his client was freed. One of them was supposed to have been released a day earlier and had been forgotten. "There was a rush to get him out as ...

Sud Ouest

Sud Ouest
Mon, 04 May 2015 20:16:14 -0700

e bras en écharpe, des ecchymoses encore visibles sur son visage, la jeune fille a assisté à toute l'audience des comparutions immédiates du tribunal correctionnel de Bordeaux, hier. Son ancien compagnon y a été jugé pour violences avec menaces ou ...

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