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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

Life as a CX at Grande Cache

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By Brandon Hamilton, Prairie Region

 

MMA Fighter Turned CX

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.

Respect at Work - Job Shadowing at Stony Mountain Institution

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In May 2016, Stony Mountain Institution (SMI) formally launched a staff job shadowing initiative.

Calgary Employment and Resource Fair

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

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

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.

A Q&A with Charles Hawes, CX at Joyceville Institution

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Charles Hawes is a correctional officer at Joyceville Institution in Kingston, Ontario.

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.

Jason Warner, Pacific Region

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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.

Free Days with George

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

Internal Audit at CSC

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.

Bahamian Delegation Visits CSC

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

Sylvie Fanasch

Correctional Investigator Liaison

Aventa Centre of Excellence for Women with Addictions Wins Leadership Award

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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

Mental Health Injuries at CSC

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

Tracey Robinson

Parole Officer

The Importance of Elders

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.

Transforming Offender Case Management at CSC

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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

Virtual Tour

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

CX Steve MacNeil - Why I Started Metal Detecting

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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

A Visit to the National Monitoring Centre

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Recently a few CSC employees went to check out the National Monitoring Centre (NMC) located in Ottawa.

Taking one day at a time

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.