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.
“Our ‘friends on the inside’ are blessing the world and infusing hope in many communities around the world.”
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.
“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
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.
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
It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.
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
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
Assistant Warden, Management Services
By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden
Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.
Sitting in his cell at Springhill Institution in Nova Scotia after being sentenced for drug trafficking, Jeremy had a choice to make.
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
On New Year’s Eve 2000, Mike Savard and his girlfriend, Laura, were enjoying a quiet dinner out at a local restaurant.
What were you doing from July 19th to the 22nd?
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is making progress on its goals for this fiscal year (2016-17).
“It happened right after work, I was completely overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to do or where to go to solve my problem.
At first glance Caber is an ordinary dog. He is also extraordinarily laid-back, which is an asset.
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
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.
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.
By: Jason Warner, Correctional Programs Officer, Matsqui Institution
Meachel Chad works at Fraser Valley Institution and has been employed with CSC since 2002.
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