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CSC’s New Training Academy

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In December 2015, CSC officially opened its new Training Academy at the RCMP Academy Depot Division in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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

Stony Mountain Warden Keynote Speaker at Local Law Enforcement Graduation

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Maintaining strong ties with the community is a priority for CSC and its institutions across the country.

Jeffrey’s out of Jail

By: Donat Bilomba and Eileen Thoo

When we talk about corrections, the focus of conversation is often centered on offenders and victims.

The Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal (CPSM) Presented to CSC Employees

With the Government of Canada’s renewed commitment to promoting peace, security and the rule of law abroad, five CSC Correction

Pride at CSC

Features

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? 

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.

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

A Summer Student Says ‘Thank You’ to Stony Mountain

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When Connor Hink first visited Stony Mountain Institution, it was with his parents on Family Day.

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.

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.

CX Steve MacNeil - Why I Started Metal Detecting

Features

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

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.

Giving back - Lifer’s Group donation to Emma’s Acres

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On May 21, 2019, the Mountain Institution Lifer’s Group donated a bench grinder and cheque to a few special volunteers for their efforts and work through Emma’s Acres/LINC. Emma’s Acres is an agricultural social enterprise managed by the Long-Term Inmates Now in the Community, better known as LINC, which was founded in 1992 by Glen and Sherry Flett in Mission, BC. 

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

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.

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

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

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

Coaching Circles

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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.

The Grandfather She Never Had

Features

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.

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