Campbell’s Bay campus closed on two occassions Heritage College bomb threat

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The Heritage College campus in Campbell’s Bay was roped off and closed for most of the day, October 28, following a bomb threat which also affected four Gatineau-area college campuses.

Allyson Beauregard & Laurent Robillard-Cardinal

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The Heritage College campus in Campbell’s Bay was roped off and closed for most of the day, October 28, following a bomb threat which also affected four Gatineau-area college campuses.

Allyson Beauregard & Laurent Robillard-Cardinal

GATINEAU &
CAMPBELL’S BAY –  Twice in one week, Gatineau police rushed to Heritage College and three CÉGEP de l’Outaouais campuses after they received bomb threats, October 28 and 30. Following both threats, police officers swept through and evacuated the campuses. The Heritage campus in Campbell’s Bay was also affected.
Police later secured the three Outaouais CEGEP campuses and students and staff were able to return inside. However, on October 28, Heritage College remained off
limits for the entire day following the discovery of a suspicious package inside the college. Subsequently, Gatineau police reached out to Sûreté du Québec’s bomb squad. The police later confirmed in a press release that the situation was “under control”. The package was retrieved without incident although details about the package have not been released.
In related news, Ottawa police evacuated a handfull of Ottawa schools after receiving e-mail bomb threats October 29. Gatineau police withheld information regarding the method used to utter the threats. “We continue investigating,” said Gatineau police spokesperson Andrée East.