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Being Bold for Change

“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

Internal Audit at CSC

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.

Artists moved by Kwìkwèxwelhp visit

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Simon Fraser University graduate students Aaren Ivers and Vesna Maljkovic recently had an opportunity to visit Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village.

Pride at CSC

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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? 

From offenders to beekeepers: a first bee keeping initiative in Ontario

Last summer, Collins Bay Institution (CBI) in Kingston, Ontario, launched a new Bee Keeping initiative thanks to partnerships with Algonquin College, Carleton University, CORCAN and eight inmates.

Sitting with another person's pain - Alan Edward's story

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It's been twenty years since Alan Edwards, a Restorative Justice facilitator in Edmonton, began working in the field.

Celebrating International Children’s Book Day

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

Fraser Valley Institution Quilts – Inmates Give Back

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Female inmates at the Fraser Valley Institution (FVI) minimum security annex have been very busy making quilts for those in need of comfort. Seven of them were recently donated

Respect at Work - Job Shadowing at Stony Mountain Institution

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In May 2016, Stony Mountain Institution (SMI) formally launched a staff job shadowing initiative.

CX Steve MacNeil - Why I Started Metal Detecting

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As a Correctional Officer, dealing with major incidents and individuals with extensive needs and risks is often rewarding, but the mental and physical toll of our work quickly b

Daniel McElroy’s story

By: Michael Geisterfer

* Note to the reader: Some of the details included in this story may be disturbing to some readers.

The Grandfather She Never Had

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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.

Ken Watt's Story

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Up until nine years ago, Bowden Institution Correctional Officer Ken Watt was confident in his job, felt like he could handle any situation and inmate, and was completely comfor

Thank you, Captain Ed Dean – Recognizing a special volunteer at CSC

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We often say that as the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), we couldn’t do what we do for offenders without the help of our volunteers.

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

Mental Health Injuries at CSC

By: Jennifer Alliston, Behavioural Technologist and CISM/EAP Site Coordinator, Collins Bay Institution

For those looking in from the outside it would appear that most correctional staff are coping and functioning well. They attend work and carry out their duties to the expected h

High Performing at CSC

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Throughout the course of this report, we have shown you concrete examples of everyday excellence, innovation, and collaboration taking place across our organization.

News releases

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Looking for CSC news releases? Click here and select ‘Correctional Service of Canada’ from the ‘Institution’ drop-down menu.

Welcome to the new Let's Talk Express

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Let’s Talk has been around longer than the Correctional Service of Canada itself.

Understanding Islam – Extremism and the Distortion of a Peaceful Faith

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CSC employees in Ottawa had a unique opportunity to peer inside the minds of religious extremists at an event celebrating World

Erin and Lee's Story

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At all of our penitentiaries across the country, teams of dedicated professionals work closely with each offender to identify programs that will help him or her take responsibil

Mental Health Initiative

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

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