Statement by the Correctional Service of Canada's Commissioner on the inmate escape from Edmonton Institution

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 5, 2017) – On March 4, 2017, inmate Douglas John, from Edmonton Institution, escaped while on a medical escorted temporary absence. I would like to thank our colleagues from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for their work and efforts that led to the rapid apprehension of the inmate.