Mission Institution

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About the Institution

Mission Institution is three kilometers north of Mission, British Columbia, Canada in the central Fraser Valley, and about 80 kilometres east of Vancouver. It is a medium and minimum security facility.

In the medium unit, inmates are housed in five living units. A new 96 bed medium living unit was constructed in 2013.

In the minimum unit, inmates live in residential houses. Currently construction is underway on a new 50 bed minimum unit. Work is due to be completed in 2013-2014.

At the same time, Mission is expanding the correctional and rehabilitation programs that they offer. Facility Characteristics:


   Institution for male offenders
   Security level: medium
   Date opened: 1977
   Rated capacity: 324


   Institution for male offenders
   Security level: minimum
   Date opened: 1973
   Rated capacity: 166


Coordinates: 49°9′50″N 122°17′20″W / 49.16389°N 122.28889°W / 49.16389; -122.28889