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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? 

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

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

Features

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

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.

Innovation at CSC: Section 84 – The Path Home Tool

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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.

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

How the Correctional Officer Uniform Has Changed Throughout Canada’s History

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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.

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.

Respect at Work - Job Shadowing at Stony Mountain Institution

Features

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

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

Ken Watt's Story

Features

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

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

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.

Understanding Islam – Extremism and the Distortion of a Peaceful Faith

Features

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

Mental Health Initiative

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

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Coaching Circles

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Welcome to the new Let's Talk Express

News

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

Erin and Lee's Story

Features

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

Let’s Talk Express

#Weareinnovative

Let’s Talk has been an important communications tool at CSC since it was first published in December 1975.