Thunder Bay Correctional Complex

Thunder Bay
Project Type:
DBFM - Design Build Finance Maintain
Infrastructure Type:
Contract Value:
To be announced at Financial Close
Estimated Value for Money:
To be announced at Financial Close

About the Project:

IO is working with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to deliver a new Thunder Bay Correctional Complex, to replace the city's existing jail and correctional centre.


  • Request for Qualifications:
    Mar 26, 2018
  • Short-list Bidders Selected:
  • Request for Proposals:
  • Winning Bidder Selected:
  • Construction Begins:
  • Construction Ends:


  • The project will result in development of a 325-bed, multi-purpose correctional facility.   
  • This project supports the ministry's strategy of replacing aging institutions to address health, safety and security issues, including efficiencies of design, technology and space.  It will improve access to programming, living conditions and education, while also updating automation and technology.  
  • The Ministry of Infrastructure has identified the Thunder Bay Correctional Complex as one of five pilot projects that will include community benefits.

Community and Green Benefits

The correctional complex will be designed to meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification, with a focus on energy efficiency, healthy indoor environments and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

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