TORONTO - The inquest into the death of Ashley Smith, 19, in her cell at the Grand Valley Institution in Kitchener, Ont., in October 2007, has broken for the summer. Key dates in her year-long stay in the federal prison system.
Oct. 31, 2006: Smith, 18, moves from provincial youth custody in New Brunswick to the federal Nova Institution in Truro, N.S.
Dec. 19, 2006: Transferred from Nova.
Dec. 20, 2006: Admitted to the Regional Psychiatric Centre, Saskatoon.
April 12, 2007: Transferred from RPC to Pinel Institute psychiatric hospital in Montreal.
May 10, 2007: Moved to Grand Valley Institution in Kitchener, Ont.
June 11, 2007: Sent to St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital in St. Thomas, Ont.
June 19, 2007: Sent back to Grand Valley Institution.
June 27, 2007: Transferred to Joliette Institution for Women in Joliette, Que.
July 26, 2007: Transferred again to Nova.
Aug. 24, 2007: Sent to Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth, N.S.
Aug. 27, 2007: Sent back to Nova.
Aug. 31, 2007: Transferred again to Grand Valley.
Oct. 19, 2007: Smith, 19, chokes to death in her segregation cell at Grand Valley.
SOURCE: Ashley Smith Inquest Exhibit #3