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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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Charente Libre

Charente Libre
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:04:26 -0700

L'ex-espoir du cinéma français Gérald Thomassin, mis en examen en 2013 pour le meurtre d'une postière dans l'Ain, a été condamné ce vendredi à Bordeaux à un mois de prison ferme pour avoir brisé son bracelet électronique. Gérald Thomassin, 40 ans, ...


Tue, 06 Oct 2015 03:18:45 -0700

Prison guards carried out a search of the Bordeaux Prison wing housing members of the Hells Angels and street gangs last Thursday and seized a treasure trove of illicit items. The Journal de Montreal says guards found cellphones, weapons, tobacco ...

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 ...

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 08:27:00 -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 ...


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -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
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 ...

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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