For Correctional Service of Canada employee Nancy Martin, elite-level curling is a team effort in more ways than one.
Tamara Carley, a Parole Officer at Beaver Creek Institution, still remembers the first case file she ever reviewed.
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
Let’s Talk Express is CSC’s e-magazine dedicated to sharing stories about CSC employees, partners, stakeholders, and offenders.
We would like to congratulate Michael Taylor who received the African Canadian Achievement Award (ACCA) for Excellence in Religion.
Presenting CSC’s 2016 Blueprint 2020 Progress Report
Welcome to the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) 2016 Blueprint 2020 progress report.
Correctional Investigator Liaison
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.
By: Michael Geisterfer, Communications and Engagement
When I was first asked to produce a video documentary on the role of Elders in federal correctional facilities in Canada, I thought it would be fairly routine.
“Our ‘friends on the inside’ are blessing the world and infusing hope in many communities around the world.”
It was September 15th 2016, and Gregory McCormick was on his way to his doctor’s office. A long-time correctional officer at BC’s Mountain Institution, Gregory needed to ask his doctor for help dealing with PTSD, but unfortunately, he didn’t make it to his doctor’s office that day.
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
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.
After losing her daughter, Patricia Hung is helping other victims navigate tragedy
It was New Years Day 2008 when Patricia Hung’s daughter, 14-year-old Stefanie Rengel, was brutally murdered outside their home in Toronto.
Prior to working for CSC as a Case Management Assistant at Saskatchewan Parole, Scott Macfarlane was a soldier in the Canadian military for 21 years.
I was 14 years old when I first heard about Matthew Sheppard.
Offenders released back into the community face a number of significant challenges, one of which is finding employment.
Correctional Manager Michael Doucette has experienced several traumatic events as a result of his 23-year-long career at Atlantic Institution and volunteer position as a paramed
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is making progress on its goals for this fiscal year (2016-17).
For the past six years, Tracey Augustyn, Assistant to the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Institutional Operations, has coordinated the Ontario Regional Headquarters/Staff Coll
By: Jason Warner, Correctional Programs Officer, Matsqui Institution
Meachel Chad works at Fraser Valley Institution and has been employed with CSC since 2002.
In our last Blueprint 2020 report in January 2015, we highlighted Chelsey Donohue, a Communications Advisor at CSC, who was working to improve
When Karine Jetté-Contant and Sonia Cloutier, both correctional officers at La Macaza Institution in Quebec, went to Las Vegas as part of a fun road trip, they didn’t expect to