By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden
Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.
Meet Roxanne Fischer, Deputy Director, Willow Cree Healing Lodge
Roxanne Fischer started her career with CSC in 1996 and has held a range of jobs including Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Parole Officer, and Project Officer.
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.
Tucked away at Nova Institution in Truro, Nova Scotia offenders are hard at work at the new Pulse assembly and testing site. This site is operated by CORCAN as part of the offender employment and employability program.
I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.
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
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
This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.
Chief Audit Executive
On an international level, how should you address the specific needs of women offenders when they only comprise between 2-to-9 per cent of your prison population?
By: Michael Geisterfer, Communications and Engagement
When a major casualty event occurs in the U.S. or elsewhere, there are only glimpses in the media of what is actually taking place on the ground.
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
Offenders at Mission Institution, as part of their vocational training, grow vegetables in the garden located on institutional grounds.
Members of the Correctional Service of Canada were awarded with a medal of excellence at the 2016 GTEC Distinction Awards for last year’s Digifest.
By: Amanda Gordon, Let’s Talk Express
Over the course of my time with Let’s Talk Express (LTE) I have interviewed hundreds of employees about their work.
CSC staff from Mountain Institution held their first ever “Fill the Cruiser” event last month.
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 note from the editor: Jacqueline would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank a number of managers here at CSC who have supported her through the dif
Working in any environment has the potential to cause us stress.
When Janice Blenkhorn, an aboriginal liaison officer at Nova Institution for Women, saw a man pushing a shopping cart down the side of the highway on her way to work, she wanted
There’s no doubt that the work of those who work on CSC’s frontlines is difficult.
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
By Lauretta MacCarron, Pacific Region