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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.

Free Days with George

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

Congratulations to These Retired Detector Dogs

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Meachel Chad – CSC’s First Female Regional Commander of the Guard of Honour

By: Jason Warner, Correctional Programs Officer, Matsqui Institution

Meachel Chad works at Fraser Valley Institution and has been employed with CSC since 2002.

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

NEAC Member Recognized by Governor General

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.

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Let’s Talk Express is CSC’s e-magazine dedicated to sharing stories about CSC employees, partners, stakeholders, and offenders.

Aventa Centre of Excellence for Women with Addictions Wins Leadership Award

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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

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

Meet CSC's Newest Detector Dogs

CSC is proud to announce the arrival of our newest detector dogs who joined us in 2018.

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

In Your Own Words – Eddy Grunig

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I was 14 years old when I first heard about Matthew Sheppard.

Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Trauma, Compassion Fatigue & Resilience

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.

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

Quebec East-West District’s CAC hosts a successful awareness raising event

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

Jason Warner, Pacific Region

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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.

OMG We Won! Hackathon2: The App Challenge

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…

 

CSC employee at Olympic trials

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For Correctional Service of Canada employee Nancy Martin, elite-level curling is a team effort in more ways than one.

CSC’s Michael Taylor - Excellence in Religion

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We would like to congratulate Michael Taylor who received the African Canadian Achievement Award (ACCA) for Excellence in Religion.