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
How one training course changed two CSC employees’ lives
When Kenny Goulet and Eric Michael first signed up to participate in the Aboriginal Leadership Development Initiative (ALDI) in 2014, they were expecting a valuable but typical
Over the course of the past six months, CSC has been honoured in Kingston, Ontario, Dorchester, New Brunswick, and Grande Cache, Alberta for its service.
Charles Hawes is a correctional officer at Joyceville Institution in Kingston, Ontario.
Regional Ethnocultural Advisory Committees (REACs) are an essential part of the Correctional Service of Canada’s efforts to help ethnocultural offenders reintegrate successfully into the community. Sophia Brown Ramsay is Vice-Chair of the Ontario REAC, and like all REAC members, she takes on this important advisory role as a volunteer.
What is the significance of a uniform? For community agents like police, firefighters or paramedics, a uniform is not a frivolously designed garment: It’s a visually distinct identifier that signifies a social purpose. After all, having an easily recognizable signifier allows citizens to determine the community agent’s purpose.
In an effort to capture the essence of this historical landmark and important part of Canada’s history, a video was created.
This September marked the 10th anniversary of the National Victim Services Program at the Correctional Service of
When asked to describe his life prior to going to jail, Sheldon uses just one word: chaotic.
The Hackathon, whose name is a combination of "Hacking" and "Marathon," took place on November 20 an
On New Year’s Eve 2000, Mike Savard and his girlfriend, Laura, were enjoying a quiet dinner out at a local restaurant.
This April marks the Office of Conflict Management’s (OCM) 10-year anniversary. Located in all five regions and at National Headquarters (NHQ), the OCM has been providing a safe space to feel heard and understood and has helped to create stronger human connections over the course of the last ten years.
Bowden Institution and Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society (AARCS) have established an inspirational and positive partnership through the creation of the Pet Enrichment Group.
In December 2015, CSC officially opened its new Training Academy at the RCMP Academy Depot Division in Regina, Saskatchewan.
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.
By: Donat Bilomba and Eileen Thoo
When we talk about corrections, the focus of conversation is often centered on offenders and victims.
Maintaining strong ties with the community is a priority for CSC and its institutions across the country.
Ceremony and Protocol Officer Peter Ruttan sat down with Let’s Talk Express to explain the process CSC follows when a staff member loses their life in the line of duty.
When Connor Hink first visited Stony Mountain Institution, it was with his parents on Family Day.
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.
New York Times Bestselling author, Colin Campbell, shares his experience of visiting Bath Institution in Ontario
Book Clubs for Inmates is a national charity that promotes reading and the sharing of opinions through book clubs within federal penitentiaries, giving inmates a “second cha
CSC’s National Ethnocultural Advisory Committee (NEAC) met in Ottawa on Thursday, March 10 to discuss
In March, a group of CSC staff from across the country will start rolling out a new online tool that will help connect Indigenous offenders with their home communities.
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.