Edmonton Remand Centre

The Edmonton Remand Centre is the largest, most technologically advanced remand facility in Canada and replaces the 33-year-old remand centre in downtown Edmonton.

Visiting inmates

Find out how you can visit an inmate.


Edmonton Remand Centre
18415-127 Street
Edmonton, AB, Canada
T6V 1B1
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General Inquiries
Edmonton: 780-638-5100
Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000, then dial 780-638-5100

Book a Visit
Edmonton: 780-638-5454
Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000, then dial 780-638-5454

Direct supervision

With a maximum bed capacity of 1,952, the centre is built around a direct supervision system that increases inmates’ access to services and programs — and enhances facility security. Correctional peace officers are stationed inside living units to maintain direct and frequent contact with inmates.


  • academic upgrading, life skills, parenting skills, addictions counselling
  • boot camp – provides drill, physical training and a very high standard of behaviour (very accepted program by inmates)

News release: New Edmonton remand centre to bolster law and order in Alberta

Quick facts

More information

Aerial View of New Edmonton Remand Centre
more interior & exterior photos
ceremony video | tour video

 Common Questions