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‘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

Nominees for Taylor Award 2017

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.

Dale's Story

Features

At CSC, we use a unique approach for Indigenous corrections called the Aboriginal Continuum of Care.

Deployed to Haiti: CSC’s Bruno Jean Shares His Experience

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.

10th Anniversary of the Office of Conflict Management

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.

What makes CSC employees happy at work?

Features

Every year since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness on March 20th.

Interim Commissioner Anne Kelly celebrates International Women’s Day

Features

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.

Innovation at CSC: Section 84 – The Path Home Tool

Features

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.

Recognizing a Special Colleague - Brandy May

Features

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.

Welcome to the new Let's Talk Express

News

Let’s Talk has been around longer than the Correctional Service of Canada itself.

CSC employee at Olympic trials

Features

For Correctional Service of Canada employee Nancy Martin, elite-level curling is a team effort in more ways than one.

The Legacy of Dr. Emerson Douyon

Features

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.

Kat's Story

Features

Feeling comfortable, welcomed and included in the workplace is something everyone wants and needs.

Artists moved by Kwìkwèxwelhp visit

Features

Simon Fraser University graduate students Aaren Ivers and Vesna Maljkovic recently had an opportunity to visit Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village.

March message from the Interim Commissioner

Commissioner's Corner

Last week marked the end of fiscal year 2017-2018 and I would like to thank you all for your hard work and dedication.

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.

 

Workplace Mental Health at CSC - Employee Stories

Features

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.

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Let’s Talk Express is CSC’s e-magazine dedicated to sharing stories about CSC employees, partners, stakeholders, and offenders.

The Role of Psychologists in Corrections – A Historical View

By: Dr. Jack Olszewski, Registered Provisional Psychologist, Drumheller Institution

 

Calgary Employment and Resource Fair

Features

Offenders released back into the community face a number of significant challenges, one of which is finding employment.

Celebrating International Children’s Book Day

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

The Grandfather She Never Had

Features

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.

A Wonderful Journey

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

CSC Honoured in Kingston and Dorchester

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