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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.

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.

Understanding Islam – Extremism and the Distortion of a Peaceful Faith

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CSC employees in Ottawa had a unique opportunity to peer inside the minds of religious extremists at an event celebrating World

Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge’s New Guard of Honour

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Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan is proud to announce their new Guard of Honour squad. Mr.

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

Let’s Talk Express

#Weareinnovative

Let’s Talk has been an important communications tool at CSC since it was first published in December 1975.

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.

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

Eddy Grunig

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Life as a CX at Grande Cache

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By Brandon Hamilton, Prairie Region

 

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

CSC Employees “Fill the Cruiser”

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CSC staff from Mountain Institution held their first ever “Fill the Cruiser” event last month.

CSC's Research Branch wins pair of international awards

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There are a few more trophies to add to the mantle of the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) Research Branch, after two members received recent international accolades.

Scott Macfarlane's Story

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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.

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

Preparing this Edition of Let’s Talk Express

By: Amanda Gordon, Let’s Talk Express

Over the course of my time with Let’s Talk Express (LTE) I have interviewed hundreds of employees about their work.

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

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.

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.

My time at the 2017 World Police & Fire Games in Los Angeles, USA

By Laurie Greenidge, Teacher, Collins Bay Institution

This is my fifth time competing in the World Police & Fire Games.

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).

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

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

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace month

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October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace month – an annual celebration designed to promote workplace health.

Puppy Love – Pat’s for Paws at St. Patrick’s House

By: Sonja Arsenault, Parole Officer, Prince George Parole Office

Only three residents in the history of the Living in Balance treatment program at St.