Quebec Region districts partner with Échec au crime

As part of the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) commitment to developing and expanding our network of partners that contribute to public safety results, both Quebec Region

A newfound respect for life – Jeremy’s story

Sitting in his cell at Springhill Institution in Nova Scotia after being sentenced for drug trafficking, Jeremy had a choice to make.

“It’s simply a matter of choices between them and I”

Meet Roxanne Fischer, Deputy Director, Willow Cree Healing Lodge Roxanne Fischer started her career with CSC in 1996 and has held a range of jobs including Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Parole Officer, and Project Officer.

Josée Gagné’s story

By: Michael Geisterfer  *A note to the reader: Some of the details included in this story may be disturbing to some readers. Reader discretion is advised. 

A story of genuine kindness at CSC - The Be HERE or Not HEAR Fundraiser

By H. Elise Reeh and Karen Nash, Kent and Mission Institutions Let’s Talk would like to thank Elise and Karen for sharing this amazing story.

CSC’s first Turbaned Sikh warden

When Sav Bains’ wife attended a local job fair, she brought him along with her.

Quebec East-West District’s Citizen Advisory Committee hosts a successful awareness raising event

By Jean-Marc Hammon, Community Engagement Coordinator, Quebec East-West District On November 23, 2016, the new Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Quebec East-West District, in conjunction with t
A photo of the members of the working group.

A resounding success - Presenting the Employees with Disabilities Action Plan to EXCOM

By: Suzanne Cuff, Senior Program Officer, Correctional Operations and Programs Sector After the Employees with Disabilities National Working Group presented its Employees with Disabilities Action Plan to EXCOM, we asked working group member Suzanne Cuff to put he

Going for Gold

How a former CSC employee is fighting to raise awareness about PTSD Perry William Kelly has faced a lot of fights in his many years of competing in karate, but perhaps his biggest one will happen this August when he represents Canada at the 2017

Growing Success – Offenders Give Back

By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.

The Rescue of Ms. Owl

By: Trina Piche & Ursula Blood, Correctional Officers, Pê Sâkâstêw Centre While completing a perimeter security check, Ursula Blood and Trina Piche were walking on the main road adjacent to Pê Sâkâstêw Centre when Ursula asked Trina if she could see w
A photo of Commissioner Don Head (far left) with the winners of the Hackathon.

OMG We Won! Hackathon2: The App Challenge

After her team won CSC’s mental health app challenge last fall, we asked Robyn Gay to put the experience in her own words. Here is what she had to say…  

The Importance of Elders

By: Michael Geisterfer, Communications and Engagement When I was first asked to produce a video documentary on the role of Elders in federal correctional facilities in Canada, I thought it would be fairly routine.
A photo of Tracey Robinson with the text "We don't give up on them"

Six Word Stories

We want to tell CSC’s story in a new and unique way.
A photo of Meachel Chad with the text "The work we do is important"

Meachel Chad

Pacific Region Guard of Honour, Regional Commander
A photo of Charles Hawes with the text "Everyone deserves to be treated respectfully"

Charles Hawes

Correctional Officer
A photo of Tyler Helm with the text "Balancing life and work is key"

Tyler Helm

Assistant Warden, Management Services
A photo of Celeste Maltais with the text "The people turn into your family"

Celeste Maltais

Correctional Officer
A photo of Sylvie Soucy with the text "I love learning and understanding"

Sylvie Soucy

Chief Audit Executive
A photo of Brandon Hamilton with the text "Sometimes it's the most thankless job"

Brandon Hamilton

Correctional Officer
A photo of Eddy Grunig with the text "We're all on the same team"

Eddy Grunig

Health Services
A photo of Tracey Robinson with the text "We don't give up on them"

Tracey Robinson

Parole Officer
A photo of Doug Holsworth with the text "You never walk alone at CSC"

Doug Holsworth

Security Intelligence Officer
A photo of Jason Warner with the text "Corrections is about encouraging and assisting"

Jason Warner

Correctional Program Officer
A photo of Sylvie Fanasch with the text "CSC feels like family to me"

Sylvie Fanasch

Correctional Investigator Liaison