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
The 2016 James A. Murphy Award of Excellence winner
Twenty-six years ago Niels Bjelbo’s life was at a standstill. He had reached rock bottom. Desperate for a change, he joined a self-help group and was, in his words, rescued.
It has been almost a month since I took over as Interim Commissioner and the days have flown by while settling into my new responsibilities.
Correctional Investigator Liaison
It is with great excitement that the Correctional Operations and Programs (COP) Sector at CSC shares with you this video that showcases some of the initiatives being undertaken
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
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.
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
20th annual L.I.N.C. (Long-term Inmates Now in the Community) Society's clean and sober Christmas dinner a success
Over three hundred people attended L.I.N.C.’s 20th annual clean and sober Christmas dinner held on Thursday, December 15th in Mission, British Columbia. L.I.N.C.
Assistant Warden, Management Services
“It happened right after work, I was completely overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to do or where to go to solve my problem.
By: Steve G. Gallagher, Pipe Major, Community Pipes and Drums, Pacific
In November of 2016 I was performing at an Exemplary Service Awards ceremony, one of the several pacific region events I perform at throughout the year with the Guard of Honour
Aboriginal Liaison Officer Kelsey Charlie, who works at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village in Harrison Mills, attended the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto from
I have trained program officers from one part of the country to the next to deliver the Aboriginal Integrated Correctional Program Model.
What were you doing from July 19th to the 22nd?
“The dogs’ support is bringing me out of my c
By: Sonja Arsenault, Parole Officer, Prince George Parole Office
Only three residents in the history of the Living in Balance treatment program at St.
We want to tell CSC’s story in a new and unique way.
Sitting in his cell at Springhill Institution in Nova Scotia after being sentenced for drug trafficking, Jeremy had a choice to make.
The OPO’s Christmas fundraiser is a truly unique initiative. Team members donate money to the Children’s Aid Society, and in return, they get to live what many pet owners only dream of: Bringing their pet to work for a day!
Corey Sorensen spent years trying to manage the constant ringing in her ears, the band of muscles that would tighten around her head so much that she could barely think, and the
It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.
By: Trina Piche & Ursula Blood, Correctional Officers, Pê Sâkâstêw Centre
While completing a perimeter security check, Ursula Blood and Trina Piche were walking on the main road adjacent to Pê Sâkâstêw Centre when Ursula asked Trina if she could see w
What do Perry and John have in common?