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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.

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

Tamara Carley's Story

Features

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

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.

CSC Warden Escapes from Alcatraz

By: Brooke Peloquin, Communications and Engagement

Everyone’s heard stories of inmates trying to escape from Alcatraz, one of the toughest Federal prisons in America, but a Canadian prison warden breaking out?

Bahamian Delegation Visits CSC

By: Christine Lessard, Senior Project Officer, Intergovernmental Relations

In January 2014, CSC and Her Majesty’s Prison of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas signed a Memorandum of Understanding to engage in the sharing of correctional information and ex

Making positive changes – CSC’s midyear results

Features

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is making progress on its goals for this fiscal year (2016-17).

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…

 

Jason Warner, Pacific Region

Features

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.

Commissioner Head reflects on CSC career

Features

Commissioner Don Head has accomplished a great deal during his time at the Correctional Service of Canada.

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about GBA+

Features

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

CSC’s National C-25 Construction Program

Features

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

High Performing at CSC

Features

Throughout the course of this report, we have shown you concrete examples of everyday excellence, innovation, and collaboration taking place across our organization.

Coaching Circles

#Wearecollaborative

 

My Experience at the Vancouver Pride Parade

By: Trista Laderoute, Correctional Officer II, Pacific Institution

I have attended the Vancouver Pride Parade for several decades.

Building Structures and Skills

It’s 1 p.m. on a frigid February day at Saskatchewan Penitentiary’s minimum security unit and a crew is preparing to load a newly built modular unit that is located between a construction training shop and a CORCAN site office.

Let’s Talk Express

#Weareinnovative

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

Ontario: Staff at RHQ and Staff College Donate Gifts to Children in Need

Features

For the past six years, Tracey Augustyn, Assistant to the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Institutional Operations, has coordinated the Ontario Regional Headquarters/Staff Coll

Calgary Employment and Resource Fair

Features

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

CSC inmates make “Buddy Benches” in British Columbia

Features

Sometimes a school bench could be more than just a solution for tired feet.

Transcending borders: CORCAN gives back

Features

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

Returning to the workforce: offenders graduate from training program in Pacific Region

By: Lisa Bayne, Project Manager, Employment to Empowerment

The demand for resource-based workers in British Columbia is expected to rise significantly in the next 10 years in areas such as forestry, logging, mining, oil and liquefied na

Mental Health Initiative

Features

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