Ever Wonder how an EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You at Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #4: Aboriginal Corrections
*A note to readers: This is the fourth article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.
As part of the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) commitment to developing and expanding our network of partners that contribute to public safety results, both Quebec Region
This summer, in front of City Hall in Kingston, Ontario, the fourth annual Fire Truck Pull - Pull Together for Epilepsy was held. All profits raised from this event support edu
Let’s Talk has been an important communications tool at CSC since it was first published in December 1975.
Conflict is defined as a struggle between two or more people. It can happen because there are needs, values, or ideas that are seen to be different.
By: Lisa Bayne, Project Manager, Employment to Empowerment
The demand for resource-based workers in British Columbia is expected to rise significantly in the next 10 years in areas such as forestry, logging, mining, oil and liquefied na
Three employees share their experiences with career development courses
When Robert Rittwage, Alvin Ma and Stephane Brisson were given the opportunity to participate in career development programs through the Canada School of Public Service, they di
By: Brooke Peloquin, Communications and Engagement
Everyone’s heard stories of inmates trying to escape from Alcatraz, one of the toughest Federal prisons in America, but a Canadian prison warden breaking out?
By: Steve G. Gallagher, Pipe Major, Community Pipes and Drums, Pacific
In November of 2016 I was performing at an Exemplary Service Awards ceremony, one of the several pacific region events I perform at throughout the year with the Guard of Honour
Correctional Manager Michael Doucette has experienced several traumatic events as a result of his 23-year-long career at Atlantic Institution and volunteer position as a paramed
Ponoka, Alberta resident Richard McKelvie had grand plans to renovate a local church to be used as both a church and community theatre for musicals and arts productions.
How a former CSC employee is fighting to raise awareness about PTSD
Perry William Kelly has faced a lot of fights in his many years of competing in karate, but perhaps his biggest one will happen this August when he represents Canada at the 2017
By: Sonja Arsenault, Parole Officer, Prince George Parole Office
Only three residents in the history of the Living in Balance treatment program at St.
By Veronica Felizardo
“Be the change you want to see in the world” - I live and breathe by this motto, so when I first heard about Blueprint 2020, I had to be a part of it.
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.
By: Jack Seymour, Student, Communications and Engagement Sector
As a recent university grad, I remember all too vividly that excited, yet immensely nervous feeling while striding across a stage to receive a confirmation of my academic achiev
By: Trina Piche & Ursula Blood, Correctional Officers, Pê Sâkâstêw Centre
While completing a perimeter security check, Ursula Blood and Trina Piche were walking on the main road adjacent to Pê Sâkâstêw Centre when Ursula asked Trina if she could see w
I have trained program officers from one part of the country to the next to deliver the Aboriginal Integrated Correctional Program Model.
CSC’s executive cadre attended the Executive Strategic Leadership Symposium (ESLS) from Monday, February 22 to Wednesday, February 24 in Ottawa.
The 2016 James A. Murphy Award of Excellence winner
Twenty-six years ago Niels Bjelbo’s life was at a standstill. He had reached rock bottom. Desperate for a change, he joined a self-help group and was, in his words, rescued.
At all of our penitentiaries across the country, teams of dedicated professionals work closely with each offender to identify programs that will help him or her take responsibil
Aboriginal Liaison Officer Kelsey Charlie, who works at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village in Harrison Mills, attended the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto from
CSC staff from Mountain Institution held their first ever “Fill the Cruiser” event last month.
Maintaining strong ties with the community is a priority for CSC and its institutions across the country.