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.
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
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.
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.
Employee innovation is encouraged at CSC.
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
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
At first glance Caber is an ordinary dog. He is also extraordinarily laid-back, which is an asset.
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
Have you ever wondered what a federal penitentiary looks like? Now you can find out!
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 Laurie Greenidge, Teacher, Collins Bay Institution
This is my fifth time competing in the World Police & Fire Games.
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
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
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.
A few months ago, Bath Institution in Ontario was contacted about helping the local fish and game club by making approximately 200 fishing poles for children to use in their 15t
On January 10, 2017, representatives from correctional systems across the world gathered in Ottawa to discuss successes and challenges they’re experiencing within their institut
By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden
Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.
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 Rhiannon Andrews
Blueprint 2020 challenges departments to engage employees in meaningful ways.
This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.
I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.
What is the significance of a uniform? For community agents like police, firefighters or paramedics, a uniform is not a frivolously designed garment: It’s a visually distinct identifier that signifies a social purpose. After all, having an easily recognizable signifier allows citizens to determine the community agent’s purpose.
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.