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Offenders Giving Back

A Citizen Advisory Committee Success Story in the Pacific Region

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

Success! CSC introduces women prisoners’ gender-responsive training program in Liberia

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On an international level, how should you address the specific needs of women offenders when they only comprise between 2-to-9 per cent of your prison population? 

First Annual PTSD Run/Walk – Pacific Region

By: The Pacific Region Communications Team

*A note to the reader: We will be profiling CSC employees who have been diagnosed with workplace mental health injuries, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, in next mo

Feeling Stressed? CSC Psychologist offers advice

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Working in any environment has the potential to cause us stress.

Life as an FBI Agent

By: Michael Geisterfer, Communications and Engagement

When a major casualty event occurs in the U.S. or elsewhere, there are only glimpses in the media of what is actually taking place on the ground.

 

Sylvie Soucy

Chief Audit Executive

Hackathon

#Weareinnovative

The Hackathon, whose name is a combination of "Hacking" and "Marathon," took place on November 20 an

Mission Garden Project

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Offenders at Mission Institution, as part of their vocational training, grow vegetables in the garden located on institutional grounds.

The Power of Reading - Book Club for Inmates Inspires Women at Nova Institution

By: Susan Greer, Volunteer, Book Club for Inmates

Book Clubs for Inmates (BCFI) is a registered charity that organizes volunteer-led book clubs within federal penitentiaries across Canada. The book clubs help inmates develo

Mental Health Initiative

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Building a healthy, respectful, and supportive work environment is a priority for CSC.

Digifest Wins GTEC Distinction Award

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Members of the Correctional Service of Canada were awarded with a medal of excellence at the 2016 GTEC Distinction Awards for last year’s Digifest.

The Success of the Employment to Empowerment Project in the Pacific Region

By: Eileen Thoo and Donat Bilomba

When Employment to Empowerment (E2E) began in September 2014, the challenge was to create 400 jobs for offenders in the Pacific Region.

Group Leader at Forum for Young Canadians

By: Reg Amyotte, Correctional Officer II, Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village

Every generation has its leaders.

“It’s simply a matter of choices between them and I”

Meet Roxanne Fischer, Deputy Director, Willow Cree Healing Lodge

Roxanne Fischer started her career with CSC in 1996 and has held a range of jobs including Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Parole Officer, and Project Officer.

Mental Health Hackathon – Employees Helping Employees

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Two years ago we held our first-ever Hackathon aimed at developing a tool to help parole officers do their work. This October, we held our second Hackathon.

What Blueprint 2020 Means to Me

By Rhiannon Andrews

Blueprint 2020 challenges departments to engage employees in meaningful ways.

Reforestation for Earth Day - 5,000 trees to be planted in Quebec Region on CSC property

By Frédéric Bussière, Institutional Environmental Officer, Quebec Region

Correctional Service Canada (CSC), in partnership with Jour de la Terre, an organization whose mission is to help citizens and organizations reduce their environmental impact, w

Commissioner’s Message

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I am pleased to present the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) latest Blueprint 2020 submission.

What Blueprint 2020 Means to Me

By Aimee Pianosi

Before I began working with the Intranet Renewal Team, I didn’t have a clear understanding of the scope of the work required to write the Hub.

Blueprint 2020 at CSC: The Hashtag Edition

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Welcome to CSC’s latest Blueprint 2020 report!

Kent CX Bikes 850 kilometers

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The last time CX Nicholas Bruce was on a bike was about six years ago.

Offenders Give Back – Making Fishing Poles for Kids

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A few months ago, Bath Institution in Ontario was contacted about helping the local fish and game club by making approximately 200 fishing poles for children to use in their 15t

The Women’s Network Project

A Citizen Advisory Committee Success Story in the Prairie Region

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