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

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about GBA+

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In 1995, the federal government committed to using Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) to advance gender equality in Canada, as part of the ratification of the

Tamara Carley's Story

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Tamara Carley, a Parole Officer at Beaver Creek Institution, still remembers the first case file she ever reviewed.

Honouring the fallen: Attending the 42nd annual National Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial

On September 29, police and peace officers marched their way to Parliament Hill in honour of those who could not. Each year, the memorial gives officers and representatives from across Canada an opportunity to pay their respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of their duties. Speeches were said and prayers were made as the sound of bagpipes and bugles captivated all who attended.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

The Importance of Elders

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.

Head’s Up!

Presenting CSC’s 2016 Blueprint 2020 Progress Report

Welcome to the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) 2016 Blueprint 2020 progress report.

Sylvie Fanasch

Correctional Investigator Liaison

Taking one day at a time

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.

Transcending borders: CORCAN gives back

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“Our ‘friends on the inside’ are blessing the world and infusing hope in many communities around the world.”

Scott Macfarlane's Story

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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.

Nova Institution, the new Smartpods Pulse assembly and testing site

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Tucked away at Nova Institution in Truro, Nova Scotia offenders are hard at work at the new Pulse assembly and testing site. This site is operated by CORCAN as part of the offender employment and employability program.

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.

Finding Strength Through The CSC Community Pipe and Drum Band

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.

Calgary Employment and Resource Fair

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Offenders released back into the community face a number of significant challenges, one of which is finding employment.

Collaboration at CSC

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In our last Blueprint 2020 report in January 2015, we highlighted Chelsey Donohue, a Communications Advisor at CSC, who was working to improve

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.

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

CSC’s National C-25 Construction Program

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Today, CSC is proud to say that the delivery of the C-25 construction program has been a resounding success.

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