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Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Trauma, Compassion Fatigue & Resilience

By: Dr. Jeff Morley, Registered Psychologist, Canadian Center for Police and Emergency Services Resilience

Canada has a new Psychologically Healthy Workplace Standard, developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Canadian Standards Association.

Learning from the Best

How Stacey Alderwick Became A Restorative Opportunities Mediator

Everyone has a reason for choosing the profession they are in. For some, it’s simply what they fall into, and for others it’s what they have been working toward for years.

National Ethnocultural Advisory Committee: Success Stories

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CSC’s National Ethnocultural Advisory Committee (NEAC) met in Ottawa on Thursday, March 10 to discuss

Training for Emergency Response Team in the Quebec Region

An effective forum for exchange!

From June 20 to 22, 2017 a training session for leaders and assistant leaders of the Emergency Response Teams (ERT) in the Quebec Region was held at the Correctional Learning an

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 inmates make “Buddy Benches” in British Columbia

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Sometimes a school bench could be more than just a solution for tired feet.

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.

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.

Jeffrey’s out of Jail

By: Donat Bilomba and Eileen Thoo

When we talk about corrections, the focus of conversation is often centered on offenders and victims.

Victim Services at CSC - Then and Now

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This September marked the 10th anniversary of the National Victim Services Program at the Correctional Service of

How jail changed Sheldon’s life

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When asked to describe his life prior to going to jail, Sheldon uses just one word: chaotic.

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.

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…

 

High Performing at CSC

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Throughout the course of this report, we have shown you concrete examples of everyday excellence, innovation, and collaboration taking place across our organization.

Freedom of the City, Village, and Town

#Weareproud

Over the course of the past six months, CSC has been honoured in Kingston, Ontario, Dorchester, New Brunswick, and Grande Cache, Alberta for its service.
 

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.

The Grandfather She Never Had

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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.

CSC’s Michael Taylor - Excellence in Religion

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We would like to congratulate Michael Taylor who received the African Canadian Achievement Award (ACCA) for Excellence in Religion.

Sitting with another person's pain - Alan Edward's story

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It's been twenty years since Alan Edwards, a Restorative Justice facilitator in Edmonton, began working in the field.

Thank you, Captain Ed Dean – Recognizing a special volunteer at CSC

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We often say that as the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), we couldn’t do what we do for offenders without the help of our volunteers.

CSC’s New Training Academy

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In December 2015, CSC officially opened its new Training Academy at the RCMP Academy Depot Division in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Tamara Carley's Story

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Tamara Carley, a Parole Officer at Beaver Creek Institution, still remembers the first case file she ever reviewed.

Ontario: Staff at RHQ and Staff College Donate Gifts to Children in Need

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For the past six years, Tracey Augustyn, Assistant to the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Institutional Operations, has coordinated the Ontario Regional Headquarters/Staff Coll