Detention of Foreign Nationals facing Removals

Date Announced:

March 10, 2021


CBSA officers work to ensure that they are exercising responsibility for detentions to the highest possible standards, by balancing the considerations of the physical and mental health and well-being of detainees as well as the safety and security of Canadians.

See links for media speaking notes on detention, quarantine facilities, Immigration Holding Centres, detention statistics, and removals.

Departments and Agencies:

Canada Border Services Agency

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Parties to immigration proceedings


detention; Immigration Holding Centres; removals

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