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
For many offenders re-entering society, leaving the penitentiary is the beginning of a new chapter, and that alone can cause stress.
Offenders released back into the community face a number of significant challenges, one of which is finding employment.
A Q&A with CSC's Chief Audit Executive
May is International Internal Audit Awareness Month. Let’s Talk recently sat down with CSC’s Chief Audit Executive, Sylvie Soucy, to learn more about internal audit.
Building a healthy, respectful, and supportive work environment is a priority for CSC.
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.
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
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
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.
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
“Our ‘friends on the inside’ are blessing the world and infusing hope in many communities around the world.”
Let’s Talk has been around longer than the Correctional Service of Canada itself.
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?
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.
What do Perry and John have in common?
Let’s Talk has been an important communications tool at CSC since it was first published in December 1975.
Tamara Carley, a Parole Officer at Beaver Creek Institution, still remembers the first case file she ever reviewed.
Assistant Warden, Management Services
In our last Blueprint 2020 report in January 2015, we highlighted Chelsey Donohue, a Communications Advisor at CSC, who was working to improve
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 employees in Ottawa had a unique opportunity to peer inside the minds of religious extremists at an event celebrating World
Presenting CSC’s 2016 Blueprint 2020 Progress Report
Welcome to the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) 2016 Blueprint 2020 progress report.
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
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.