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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

Scott Macfarlane's Story

Features

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.

Commissioner Head reflects on CSC career

Features

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

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).

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Calgary Employment and Resource Fair

Features

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

First Annual PTSD Run/Walk – Pacific Region

By: The Pacific Region Communications Team

*A note to the reader: We will be profiling CSC employees who have been diagnosed with workplace mental health injuries, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, in next mo

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

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.

CSC inmates make “Buddy Benches” in British Columbia

Features

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

Michael Doucette's Story

Features

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

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.

Coaching Circles

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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 psychologist awarded the Order of Ontario

News

Queen’s University adjunct professor, clinical and correctional psychologist (Correctional Service of Canada) and mental health advocate Dorothy Cotton has been awarded the Order of Ontario, the highest citizen honour in the province.

Lizanne Gobeil's Story

Features

“It happened right after work, I was completely overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to do or where to go to solve my problem.