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
By Brandon Hamilton, Prairie Region
How CSC’s Kultar Gill is using his experience as a mixed martial arts fighter to better his community
Kultar “Black Mamba” Gill is an internationally-renowned professional mixed martial artist (MMA) turned correctional officer.
In May 2016, Stony Mountain Institution (SMI) formally launched a staff job shadowing initiative.
Offenders released back into the community face a number of significant challenges, one of which is finding employment.
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
Bowden Institution and Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) have established an inspirational and positive partnership through the creation of the Pet Enrichment Group.
Charles Hawes is a correctional officer at Joyceville Institution in Kingston, Ontario.
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.
The Guard of Honour, to me, is simple. I carry a coin in my pocket every day when I come to work that says PRIDE, INTEGRITY, and HONOUR.
New York Times Bestselling author, Colin Campbell, shares his experience of visiting Bath Institution in Ontario
Book Clubs for Inmates is a national charity that promotes reading and the sharing of opinions through book clubs within federal penitentiaries, giving inmates a “second cha
A Q&A with CSC's Chief Audit Executive
May is International Internal Audit Awareness Month. Let’s Talk recently sat down with CSC’s Chief Audit Executive, Sylvie Soucy, to learn more about internal audit.
By: Christine Lessard, Senior Project Officer, Intergovernmental Relations
In January 2014, CSC and Her Majesty’s Prison of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas signed a Memorandum of Understanding to engage in the sharing of correctional information and ex
Correctional Investigator Liaison
Established in 1970, the Aventa Centre of Excellence for Women with Addictions (Aventa) has a long-standing, distinguished reputation for providing evidence-based, holistic addi
By: Jennifer Alliston, Behavioural Technologist and CISM/EAP Site Coordinator, Collins Bay Institution
For those looking in from the outside it would appear that most correctional staff are coping and functioning well. They attend work and carry out their duties to the expected h
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.
It is with great excitement that the Correctional Operations and Programs (COP) Sector at CSC shares with you this video that showcases some of the initiatives being undertaken
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
Have you ever wondered what a federal penitentiary looks like? Now you can find out!
As a Correctional Officer, dealing with major incidents and individuals with extensive needs and risks is often rewarding, but the mental and physical toll of our work quickly b
Recently a few CSC employees went to check out the National Monitoring Centre (NMC) located in Ottawa.
After losing her daughter, Patricia Hung is helping other victims navigate tragedy
It was New Years Day 2008 when Patricia Hung’s daughter, 14-year-old Stefanie Rengel, was brutally murdered outside their home in Toronto.