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A Letter From An Offender To His Parole Officer

Features

There’s no doubt that the work of those who work on CSC’s frontlines is difficult.

Tracey Robinson

Parole Officer

Corey Sorensen's Story

Features

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

Going for Gold

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

Head's Up

Workplace Mental Health at CSC

When I sent out my message about the newly formed Steering Committee for Workplace Mental Health Injuries at CSC in October 2015, I made it clear that addressing this topic in a

Sylvie Fanasch

Correctional Investigator Liaison

A newfound respect for life – Jeremy’s story

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Sitting in his cell at Springhill Institution in Nova Scotia after being sentenced for drug trafficking, Jeremy had a choice to make.

Blueprint 2020 at CSC: The Hashtag Edition

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Welcome to CSC’s latest Blueprint 2020 report!

Hackathon

#Weareinnovative

The Hackathon, whose name is a combination of "Hacking" and "Marathon," took place on November 20 an

Experiencing a Restorative Opportunity

Susan's Story

It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.

Fire Relief Fundraiser Held by CLDC

By: Arlene Thygesen, Director, Learning and Development (Pacific)

The Correctional Learning and Development Centre (CLDC) in Abbotsford, British Columbia hosted a Fire Relief Fundraiser on July 25, 2017 to help those affected by wild fires in

HeadStarter

#Weareinnovative

Employee innovation is encouraged at CSC.

Mental Health Initiative

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Building a healthy, respectful, and supportive work environment is a priority for CSC.

Mental Health Hackathon – Employees Helping Employees

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Two years ago we held our first-ever Hackathon aimed at developing a tool to help parole officers do their work. This October, we held our second Hackathon.

Reforestation for Earth Day - 5,000 trees to be planted in Quebec Region on CSC property

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

Ever Wonder how an EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You at Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #4: Aboriginal Corrections

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*A note to readers: This is the fourth article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.

CSC Staff Attend DigiFest

By Sabrina Nash

On January 20, 2016 a handful of CSC employees in Ottawa ventured out of the office to attend an exciting learning day offered by the Communications Community Office (CCO).

Transcending borders: CORCAN gives back

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“Our ‘friends on the inside’ are blessing the world and infusing hope in many communities around the world.”

The Success of the Employment to Empowerment Project in the Pacific Region

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.

Doug Holsworth

Security Intelligence Officer

Offenders at Pê Sâkâstêw Centre Help Renovate a Local Church

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Ponoka, Alberta resident Richard McKelvie had grand plans to renovate a local church to be used as both a church and community theatre for musicals and arts productions.

A story of genuine kindness at CSC - The Be HERE or Not HEAR Fundraiser

By H. Elise Reeh and Karen Nash, Kent and Mission Institutions

Let’s Talk would like to thank Elise and Karen for sharing this amazing story.

Celeste Maltais

Correctional Officer

The Power of Animals – Meet Caber, a Canine Assisted Intervention Dog

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At first glance Caber is an ordinary dog. He is also extraordinarily laid-back, which is an asset.