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Celebrating Canada 150 at Bath Institution

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It was just a boring, empty, white wall at Bath Institution. A wall that Warden Kathy Hinch was mulling over for close to a year, trying to decide what to do with it.

Transcending borders: CORCAN gives back

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“Our ‘friends on the inside’ are blessing the world and infusing hope in many communities around the world.”

How Can We Build A Better Correctional System?

By: The Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

On February 22, 2016, Minister Goodale addressed a Strategic Leadership Symposium of the Correctional Service of Canada in Ottawa.

Being Bold for Change

“Don’t be quietly amazing”

CSC is blessed to have a dynamic leadership team that includes some amazing and inspiring women.  This month,  in honour of International Women’s Day (March 8), the Women Offend

A story of genuine kindness at CSC - The Be HERE or Not HEAR Fundraiser

By H. Elise Reeh and Karen Nash, Kent and Mission Institutions

Let’s Talk would like to thank Elise and Karen for sharing this amazing story.

Celeste Maltais

Correctional Officer

Corey Sorensen's Story

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Corey Sorensen spent years trying to manage the constant ringing in her ears, the band of muscles that would tighten around her head so much that she could barely think, and the

Experiencing a Restorative Opportunity

Susan's Story

It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.

Fire Relief Fundraiser Held by CLDC

By: Arlene Thygesen, Director, Learning and Development (Pacific)

The Correctional Learning and Development Centre (CLDC) in Abbotsford, British Columbia hosted a Fire Relief Fundraiser on July 25, 2017 to help those affected by wild fires in

What Blueprint 2020 Means to Me

By George Manthorne

I have been a correctional officer for 18 years and during that time I have seen many initiatives, projects and ideas come and go in regards to addressing the issues within our

Tyler Helm

Assistant Warden, Management Services

Growing Success – Offenders Give Back

By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden

Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.

A newfound respect for life – Jeremy’s story

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Sitting in his cell at Springhill Institution in Nova Scotia after being sentenced for drug trafficking, Jeremy had a choice to make.

Fraser Valley Institution Quilts – Inmates Give Back

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Female inmates at the Fraser Valley Institution (FVI) minimum security annex have been very busy making quilts for those in need of comfort. Seven of them were recently donated

Saying Goodbye to a Career with CSC

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On New Year’s Eve 2000, Mike Savard and his girlfriend, Laura, were enjoying a quiet dinner out at a local restaurant.

CSC Employee Walks 200 KM for PTSD Awareness

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What were you doing from July 19th to the 22nd?

Making positive changes – CSC’s midyear results

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is making progress on its goals for this fiscal year (2016-17).

Lizanne Gobeil's Story

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“It happened right after work, I was completely overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to do or where to go to solve my problem.

The Power of Animals – Meet Caber, a Canine Assisted Intervention Dog

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At first glance Caber is an ordinary dog. He is also extraordinarily laid-back, which is an asset.

Why I Donate: Jacqueline and Bronwyn

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A note from the editor: Jacqueline would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank a number of managers here at CSC who have supported her through the dif

Scott Macfarlane's Story

Features

Prior to working for CSC as a Case Management Assistant at Saskatchewan Parole, Scott Macfarlane was a soldier in the Canadian military for 21 years.

A message from the Interim Commissioner

Commissioner's Corner

It has been almost a month since I took over as Interim Commissioner and the days have flown by while settling into my new responsibilities.

Meachel Chad – CSC’s First Female Regional Commander of the Guard of Honour

By: Jason Warner, Correctional Programs Officer, Matsqui Institution

Meachel Chad works at Fraser Valley Institution and has been employed with CSC since 2002.

Ken Watt's Story

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Up until nine years ago, Bowden Institution Correctional Officer Ken Watt was confident in his job, felt like he could handle any situation and inmate, and was completely comfor

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