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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

Daniel McElroy’s story

By: Michael Geisterfer

* Note to the reader: Some of the details included in this story may be disturbing to some readers.

Kingston Penitentiary – Watch the Legacy Video!

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In an effort to capture the essence of this historical landmark and important part of Canada’s history, a video was created.

Improving health care services through technology

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We recently talked to Ian Irving, Regional Manager of Clinical Services, about how CSC is improving the ways it delivers health care services to offenders in the Ontario region

The Hub – CSC’s New Intranet

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CSC’s intranet (the InfoNet) was sitting on an outdated content management system for years.

CSC Employees Recognized for Excellence

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Two of CSC’s very own received the 2015 Public Service Award of Excellence (PSAE) at a ceremony held on Wednesday, September 16 at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

Commissioner Head reflects on CSC career

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Commissioner Don Head has accomplished a great deal during his time at the Correctional Service of Canada.

My Experience at the Vancouver Pride Parade

By: Trista Laderoute, Correctional Officer II, Pacific Institution

I have attended the Vancouver Pride Parade for several decades.

CSC psychologist awarded the Order of Ontario

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Queen’s University adjunct professor, clinical and correctional psychologist (Correctional Service of Canada) and mental health advocate Dorothy Cotton has been awarded the Order of Ontario, the highest citizen honour in the province.

Recognizing Mark Yantzi

A Look Back on Over 40 Years in Restorative Justice

Mark Yantzi was a young probation officer in Elmira, Ontario in 1974 when he took on a case that would put

Spending a Week on Parliament Hill with Forum for Young Canadians

By: Allison Burton, Developmental Analyst, Offender Redress

The Forum for Young Canadians, or “forum”, as it is more affectionately known, is promoted as “an amazing and life changing experience” for young

Ever Wonder how an EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You at Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #4: Aboriginal Corrections

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*A note to readers: This is the fourth article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.

In Your Own Words – Eddy Grunig

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I was 14 years old when I first heard about Matthew Sheppard.

Buffalo Sage Wellness House: Relationships Between All Things

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Buffalo Sage Wellness Centre offers a unique correctional environment.

CSC’s National C-25 Construction Program

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Today, CSC is proud to say that the delivery of the C-25 construction program has been a resounding success.

A Summer Student Says ‘Thank You’ to Stony Mountain

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When Connor Hink first visited Stony Mountain Institution, it was with his parents on Family Day.

Pride at CSC

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Ever been at a social event and had someone ask you what you do for a living? When you answer, what kind of reaction do you get? 

And They Call it Puppy Love – Pet Enrichment Program at Bowden Institution

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Bowden Institution and Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) have established an inspirational and positive partnership through the creation of the Pet Enrichment Group.

Ever Wonder how an EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You at Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #3: Effectiveness and Efficiency

By Jack Seymour

*A note to readers: This is the third article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.  The first one was about the Safety and Security Sub-Committee, and the secon

The Story of the Star Blanket – An Offender Gives Back

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Editor’s Note: The following was written by an offender at Pe Sakastew Healing Centre in Maskwacis, Alberta.

CSC employees in Las Vegas

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When Karine Jetté-Contant and Sonia Cloutier, both correctional officers at La Macaza Institution in Quebec, went to Las Vegas as part of a fun road trip, they didn’t expect to

Top 10 things you didn’t know about women in corrections

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1. CSC records indicate that Miss Jean Roy (above) was the first woman to work at national headquarters.

Virtual Tour

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Have you ever wondered what a federal penitentiary looks like? Now you can find out!

George Manthorne's Story

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It was just another day for George Manthorne, a Correctional Officer at Springhill Institution, when he headed in to start his shift on an August afternoon in 2002.