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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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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 ...

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 ...

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
Thu, 21 May 2015 18:41:15 -0700

An SQ provincial police investigator told the court that staff at Bordeaux Prison were overwhelmed with tasks on March 23 and simply erred by allowing Boucher out rather than Michel Stephane Boucher, the eponymous Boucher who was scheduled for ...

The Province

The Province
Sat, 02 May 2015 23:05:44 -0700

The Lion was a perpetually pissed-off 20-something when he shuffled onto death row in Quebec's Bordeaux prison. That was 50 years ago. But even after Parliament swapped Dave's sentence from death by rope to life on a leash, the young Negro Canadian ...

Montreal Gazette

Montreal Gazette
Fri, 15 May 2015 03:31:45 -0700

Two employees of Le Bordelais, 1000 Gouin Blvd., were taken to hospital after three men stormed in just before 11 p.m. Thursday. The three robbers assaulted and tied up the male and female employees before leaving with some cash. The police will ...

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.

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 ...

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