Port-Cartier Institution, located in the north shore region of Quebec, is easternmost federal penitentiary in the region, as opposed to the other institutions in the region which are in the centre of the province. Port Cartier Institution is located approximately 600 kilometres from Québec city.
Port-Cartier Institution, a stand-alone maximum-security institution, is based on a triangular design model, with direct observation living units.
Rated capacity: 237
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