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.
By: Jason Warner, Correctional Programs Officer, Matsqui Institution
Meachel Chad works at Fraser Valley Institution and has been employed with CSC since 2002.
What do Perry and John have in common?
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.
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
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 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
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?
Today, CSC is proud to say that the delivery of the C-25 construction program has been a resounding success.
It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.
By: Eileen Thoo & Donat Bilomba
When Luketa M’Pindou moved to Alberta in 1999, he signed up as a volunteer with the Association Multiculturelle Francophone de l'Alberta.
We want to tell CSC’s story in a new and unique way.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is making progress on its goals for this fiscal year (2016-17).
For the past six years, Tracey Augustyn, Assistant to the Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Institutional Operations, has coordinated the Ontario Regional Headquarters/Staff Coll
“It happened right after work, I was completely overwhelmed. I didn’t know what to do or where to go to solve my problem.
I was 14 years old when I first heard about Matthew Sheppard.
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.
Security Intelligence Officer
I have trained program officers from one part of the country to the next to deliver the Aboriginal Integrated Correctional Program Model.
Sometimes a school bench could be more than just a solution for tired feet.
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