CSC’s Work to Give Program
It’s a heartbreaking occurrence on Aboriginal reserves in Williams Lake, British Columbia.
In an effort to capture the essence of this historical landmark and important part of Canada’s history, a video was created.
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.
By: Laurie Lannin, A/Senior Project Officer, Women Offender Sector
In an effort to spread the love of reading to children, and in recognition of International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) on April 2nd, the Women Offender Sector held a book drive
Simon Fraser University graduate students Aaren Ivers and Vesna Maljkovic recently had an opportunity to visit Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village.
“Don’t be quietly amazing”
CSC is blessed to have a dynamic leadership team that includes some amazing and inspiring women. This month, in honour of International Women’s Day (March 8), the Women Offend
This September marked the 10th anniversary of the National Victim Services Program at the Correctional Service of
Bowden Institution and Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) have established an inspirational and positive partnership through the creation of the Pet Enrichment Group.
On New Year’s Eve 2000, Mike Savard and his girlfriend, Laura, were enjoying a quiet dinner out at a local restaurant.
Maintaining strong ties with the community is a priority for CSC and its institutions across the country.
By Brandon Hamilton, Prairie Region
CSC’s National Ethnocultural Advisory Committee (NEAC) met in Ottawa on Thursday, March 10 to discuss
Let’s Talk has been around longer than the Correctional Service of Canada itself.
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
Ever been at a social event and had someone ask you what you do for a living? When you answer, what kind of reaction do you get?
When asked to describe his life prior to going to jail, Sheldon uses just one word: chaotic.
Charles Hawes is a correctional officer at Joyceville Institution in Kingston, Ontario.
Ever Wonder how an EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You at Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #3: Effectiveness and Efficiency
By Jack Seymour
*A note to readers: This is the third article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees. The first one was about the Safety and Security Sub-Committee, and the secon
It was September 15th 2016, and Gregory McCormick was on his way to his doctor’s office. A long-time correctional officer at BC’s Mountain Institution, Gregory needed to ask his doctor for help dealing with PTSD, but unfortunately, he didn’t make it to his doctor’s office that day.
How CSC’s Kultar Gill is using his experience as a mixed martial arts fighter to better his community
Kultar “Black Mamba” Gill is an internationally-renowned professional mixed martial artist (MMA) turned correctional officer.
How Stacey Alderwick Became A Restorative Opportunities Mediator
Everyone has a reason for choosing the profession they are in. For some, it’s simply what they fall into, and for others it’s what they have been working toward for years.
It’s difficult for Dalila Boukhaloua to choose just one key lesson that Elder Dan Ross has taught her during their working relationship here at CSC.
It was just another day for George Manthorne, a Correctional Officer at Springhill Institution, when he headed in to start his shift on an August afternoon in 2002.
By: Michael Geisterfer
* Note to the reader: Some of the details included in this story may be disturbing to some readers.