Central North Correctional Centre
|Location||Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada|
|Managed by||Management and Training Corporation|
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
The Central North Correctional Centre was commissioned in November 2001 to replace the outdated Barrie Jail, Parry Sound Jail, and Guelph Correctional Centre. It opened as the first privately operated correctional facility in Canada. A US-based company Management and Training Corporation Canada (MTCC) from Centerville, Utah was contracted by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to operate the facility for five years. Following the completion of the five-year term, the contract between the Ontario Government and MTCC. was not renewed. The operation of the facility was turned over to the government on November 10, 2006.
CNCC Inmate Art
- "Central North Correctional Centre Transferring To Public Sector Operation" (Press release). Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. April 27, 2006. Archived from the original on October 9, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-07.
- "Ontario to take back control of private super-jail". CBC News. November 10, 2006. Retrieved 2008-06-07.