Okanagan Correctional Centre Project

As part of the Province’s commitment to green and energy efficient buildings, the correctional centre was designed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.

Okanagan Correctional Centre Project

Project Details

Project Description: The Okanagan Correctional Centre is a state-of-the-art correctional centre comprising of 378 high-security inmate cells. These cells were organized within ten living units, each containing 36 cells, and an additional living unit containing 18 cells. The project site is a 36-acre site located seven kilometres north of Oliver, British Columbia, on Highway 97 in the southern end of the Senkulmen Business Park owned by the Osoyoos Indian Band.

Client:The Ministry of Justice, the B.C. Corrections Branch and the Ministry ofTechnology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services
Capital Cost:$192.9 million
Partner:Plenary Justice
Project Status:Operational
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Case Study:Click to access case study
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Request for Qualifications issuedDecember 12, 2012
Request for Qualifications closedFebruary 5, 2013
Shortlist announcedMarch 20, 2013
Request for Proposals issuedMarch 20, 2013
Contract awardApril 15, 2014
Construction activities to beginApril 15, 2014
Construction completedSeptember 30, 2016

Project Updates

Procurement Documents

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Project Contacts

Project Contact:

Catherine Silman
Infrastructure BC
Email: Catherine.Silman@infrastructurebc.com

Media Contact:

Ministry of Justice
Phone: (250) 213-3602

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