For Peter Stuart, Chief of Education at Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario, increasing access to post-secondary education for offenders can turn their live
Regional Ethnocultural Advisory Committees (REACs) are an essential part of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC)’s efforts to help ethnocultural offenders reintegrate successfully into the community. The volunteer members of REACs across Canada, like the Rev. Daniel Cho of the Ontario REAC, provide advice to CSC about programs, services and interventions designed to meet the needs of ethnocultural offenders and help CSC staff, volunteers and the community learn about their unique needs and cultural interests.
Interview with Sylvie-Ann Lavigne
On most Fridays you will find Dr.
Have you heard of the Regional Ethnoc
Never let up, focus on your goal and pace yourself to reach the finish line.
Citizen Advisory Committees (CACs) are a lega
On February 21, 2018, the Regional Mental Health Centre (RMHC) opened its doors to community partners. Located in the Quebec Region, the RMHC is a multi-level security facility for male inmates who have various mental health needs.
CAC National Chairperson Chelsea Morrey at the International Corrections and Prison Associations (ICPA) Conference
Chelsea Morrey began volunteering with CACs e
The Citizen Advisory Committees (CAC) Kicksta
Kikeway Wig Healing House – The importance of culture within the healing and rehabilitation of Indigenous offenders.
In June we were happy to share a story about Kikeway Wig Healing House, a private home placement for Indigenous offenders upon release from a federal correctional facility.
Since 2003, Lori Ebbesen, th
Building structures and skills – How employees at CSC are helping offenders become employable upon their release
In September we had the pleasure of sharing a story about the Piapot modular build, an initiative that gave offenders at Saskatchewan Penitentiary the opportunity to give back t