‘It becomes part of your life’: Tony Vanderwal and Bernie Martens on 50 years of volunteering with offenders
Tony Vanderwal and Bernie Martens were used to doing volunteer work through their churches when they first learned about M2/W2, then called Canadian Job Therapy (M2), in the lat
National Volunteer Week offers an opportunity for CSC to celebrate the contributions of the thousands of dedicated volunteers that work with us across Canada to change lives.
At CSC, we use a unique approach for Indigenous corrections called the Aboriginal Continuum of Care.
By: Jack Seymour
As they rolled down the rough, dusty road lined with makeshift housing, CSC employee Bruno Jean began to realize that their driver had made a very wrong turn.
This April marks the Office of Conflict Management’s (OCM) 10-year anniversary. Located in all five regions and at National Headquarters (NHQ), the OCM has been providing a safe space to feel heard and understood and has helped to create stronger human connections over the course of the last ten years.
Every year since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness on March 20th.
Interim Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) Commissioner Anne Kelly is pleased to see that women are increasingly emerging as leaders both at work and in society at large.
In March, a group of CSC staff from across the country will start rolling out a new online tool that will help connect Indigenous offenders with their home communities.
We can only be so lucky as to work with people we genuinely enjoy and respect. They are often what make the difference between a fulfilling job and one that isn’t.
Let’s Talk has been around longer than the Correctional Service of Canada itself.
(Originally published in 2016)
For Correctional Service of Canada employee Nancy Martin, elite-level curling is a team effort in more ways than one.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is increasingly aware of the needs of ethnocultural offenders, thanks in large part to the pioneering work of Dr.
Feeling comfortable, welcomed and included in the workplace is something everyone wants and needs.
Simon Fraser University graduate students Aaren Ivers and Vesna Maljkovic recently had an opportunity to visit Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village.
Last week marked the end of fiscal year 2017-2018 and I would like to thank you all for your hard work and dedication.
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.
In October of 2015, CSC Commissioner Don Head announced the creation of a Steering Committee for Workplace Mental Health Injuries; a committee he would lead.
Let’s Talk Express is CSC’s e-magazine dedicated to sharing stories about CSC employees, partners, stakeholders, and offenders.
By: Dr. Jack Olszewski, Registered Provisional Psychologist, Drumheller Institution
Offenders released back into the community face a number of significant challenges, one of which is finding employment.
By: Laurie Lannin, A/Senior Project Officer, Women Offender Sector
In an effort to spread the love of reading to children, and in recognition of International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) on April 2nd, the Women Offender Sector held a book drive
It’s difficult for Dalila Boukhaloua to choose just one key lesson that Elder Dan Ross has taught her during their working relationship here at CSC.
How one training course changed two CSC employees’ lives
When Kenny Goulet and Eric Michael first signed up to participate in the Aboriginal Leadership Development Initiative (ALDI) in 2014, they were expecting a valuable but typical
This summer, CSC was honoured in both Kingston, Ontario and Dorchester, New Brunswick for its service.
On Sunday, May 31, we were granted “Freedom of the City” by the City of Kingston and on Sunday, July 26, we were granted “Freedom of the Villa