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Presenting CSC’s 2016 Blueprint 2020 Progress Report

Welcome to the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) 2016 Blueprint 2020 progress report.

World Interfaith Harmony Week speaker sets challenge for CSC and society

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This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.

March recap with the Interim Commissioner

Commissioner's Corner

Last week marked the end of fiscal year 2017-2018 and I would like to thank you all for your hard work and dedication.

Are you a new(ish) employee at CSC? We want to hear from you!

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If you are a correctional officer, primary worker, or health care professional that started working at CSC six months to one year ago, we want to hear from you, especially if yo

Head’s Up

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I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.

Doug Holsworth

Security Intelligence Officer

Eddy Grunig

Health Services

Pacific Region Staff Stand Up Against Bullying

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Thank you to all staff at Pacific Region Headquarters who wore pink shirts on Wednesday, February 24 in support of the campaign to end bullying.

Meeting with our international colleagues

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On January 10, 2017, representatives from correctional systems across the world gathered in Ottawa to discuss successes and challenges they’re experiencing within their institut

The 38th Congrès de la Société de criminologie du Québec: A great opportunity to further an initiative by the Québec City Parole Office

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With a scientific poster and Correctional Service of Canada booth, Karine Gingras and Danielle Roy, two employees of the Québec City Parole Office (PO), promoted the organization’s mission at the 38th Congrès de la Société de criminologie du Québec.

Commissioner Head Shadows Victim Services Officers for One Day – Prairie Region

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Commissioner Head has taken it upon himself to spend time with frontline employees at CSC by working shifts with them.

A Letter From An Offender To His Parole Officer

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There’s no doubt that the work of those who work on CSC’s frontlines is difficult.

Jason Warner

Correctional Program Officer

Nominees for James A. Murphy Award 2017

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For one week every January, CSC puts the spotlight on a group of volunteers that bring the community’s perspective to federal corrections: the members of Citizen Advisory Commit

20th annual L.I.N.C. (Long-term Inmates Now in the Community) Society's clean and sober Christmas dinner a success

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Over three hundred people attended L.I.N.C.’s 20th annual clean and sober Christmas dinner held on Thursday, December 15th in Mission, British Columbia.  L.I.N.C.

CSC employees offer assistance during summer wildfires

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What started as a two-hectare wildfire in an area west of 100 Mile House, British Columbia (B.C.) grew over the summer to more than 1,000 fires throughout the province.

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.

Six Word Stories

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We want to tell CSC’s story in a new and unique way.

Sharing the Joy of Gardening with Offenders

A Citizen Advisory Committee Success Story

* A note to readers: Citizen Advisory Committees (CAC) bring a valuable community perspective to federal corrections.

Staff and Inmates at Nova Institution Support the Push for Change Campaign

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When Janice Blenkhorn, an aboriginal liaison officer at Nova Institution for Women, saw a man pushing a shopping cart down the side of the highway on her way to work, she wanted

Meachel Chad

Pacific Region Guard of Honour, Regional Commander

Collaboration at CSC

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In our last Blueprint 2020 report in January 2015, we highlighted Chelsey Donohue, a Communications Advisor at CSC, who was working to improve

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Workplace Mental Health at CSC

When I sent out my message about the newly formed Steering Committee for Workplace Mental Health Injuries at CSC in October 2015, I made it clear that addressing this topic in a

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.