The month of June was filled with announcements, special weeks and days as well as interesting meetings.
Ever Wonder how an EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You at Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #4: Aboriginal Corrections
*A note to readers: This is the fourth article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.
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
Have you ever wondered what a federal penitentiary looks like? Now you can find out!
This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.
By: Eileen Thoo and Donat Bilomba
When Employment to Empowerment (E2E) began in September 2014, the challenge was to create 400 jobs for offenders in the Pacific Region.
By: The Hon. Ralph Goodale, P.C., M.P. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
On February 22, 2016, Minister Goodale addressed a Strategic Leadership Symposium of the Correctional Service of Canada in Ottawa.
It was just a boring, empty, white wall at Bath Institution. A wall that Warden Kathy Hinch was mulling over for close to a year, trying to decide what to do with it.
There are a few more trophies to add to the mantle of the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) Research Branch, after two members received recent international accolades.
We recently talked to Ian Irving, Regional Manager of Clinical Services, about how CSC is improving the ways it delivers health care services to offenders in the Ontario region
By George Manthorne
I have been a correctional officer for 18 years and during that time I have seen many initiatives, projects and ideas come and go in regards to addressing the issues within our
I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.
Three employees share their experiences with career development courses
When Robert Rittwage, Alvin Ma and Stephane Brisson were given the opportunity to participate in career development programs through the Canada School of Public Service, they di
By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden
Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.
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!
In our last Blueprint 2020 report in January 2015, we highlighted Chelsey Donohue, a Communications Advisor at CSC, who was working to improve
If you are a correctional officer, primary worker, or health care professional that started working at CSC six months to one year ago, we want to hear from you, especially if yo
By Frédéric Bussière, Institutional Environmental Officer, Quebec Region
Correctional Service Canada (CSC), in partnership with Jour de la Terre, an organization whose mission is to help citizens and organizations reduce their environmental impact, w
Employee innovation is encouraged at CSC.
How a former CSC employee is fighting to raise awareness about PTSD
Perry William Kelly has faced a lot of fights in his many years of competing in karate, but perhaps his biggest one will happen this August when he represents Canada at the 2017
At first glance Caber is an ordinary dog. He is also extraordinarily laid-back, which is an asset.
Chief Audit Executive
By: Jack Seymour, Student, Communications and Engagement Sector
As a recent university grad, I remember all too vividly that excited, yet immensely nervous feeling while striding across a stage to receive a confirmation of my academic achiev
This summer, in front of City Hall in Kingston, Ontario, the fourth annual Fire Truck Pull - Pull Together for Epilepsy was held. All profits raised from this event support edu