By: Michael Geisterfer
* Note to the reader: Some of the details included in this story may be disturbing to some readers.
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 would like to take the time to congratulate our retired detector dogs. We appreciate their service and contributions as they played an important role in securing our facilities and ensuring public safety.
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.
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
It's been twenty years since Alan Edwards, a Restorative Justice facilitator in Edmonton, began working in the field.
In May 2016, Stony Mountain Institution (SMI) formally launched a staff job shadowing initiative.
By: Jason Warner, Correctional Programs Officer, Matsqui Institution
Meachel Chad works at Fraser Valley Institution and has been employed with CSC since 2002.
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
By: Eileen Thoo & Donat Bilomba
When Luketa M’Pindou moved to Alberta in 1999, he signed up as a volunteer with the Association Multiculturelle Francophone de l'Alberta.
Let’s Talk Express is CSC’s e-magazine dedicated to sharing stories about CSC employees, partners, stakeholders, and offenders.
Established in 1970, the Aventa Centre of Excellence for Women with Addictions (Aventa) has a long-standing, distinguished reputation for providing evidence-based, holistic addi
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
CSC is proud to announce the arrival of our newest detector dogs who joined us in 2018.
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
I was 14 years old when I first heard about Matthew Sheppard.
By: Dr. Jeff Morley, Registered Psychologist, Canadian Center for Police and Emergency Services Resilience
Canada has a new Psychologically Healthy Workplace Standard, developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Canadian Standards Association.
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
By Jean-Marc Hammon, Community Engagement Coordinator, Quebec East-West District
On November 23, 2016, the new Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Quebec East-West District, in conjunction with t
The Guard of Honour, to me, is simple. I carry a coin in my pocket every day when I come to work that says PRIDE, INTEGRITY, and HONOUR.
After her team won CSC’s mental health app challenge last fall, we asked Robyn Gay to put the experience in her own words. Here is what she had to say…
For Correctional Service of Canada employee Nancy Martin, elite-level curling is a team effort in more ways than one.
We would like to congratulate Michael Taylor who received the African Canadian Achievement Award (ACCA) for Excellence in Religion.