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 Veronica Felizardo
“Be the change you want to see in the world” - I live and breathe by this motto, so when I first heard about Blueprint 2020, I had to be a part of it.
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
Chief Audit Executive
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.
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: 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
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: 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.
CSC staff from Mountain Institution held their first ever “Fill the Cruiser” event last month.
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.
Offenders at Mission Institution, as part of their vocational training, grow vegetables in the garden located on institutional grounds.
By Lauretta MacCarron, Pacific Region
Working in any environment has the potential to cause us stress.
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
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
Conflict is defined as a struggle between two or more people. It can happen because there are needs, values, or ideas that are seen to be different.
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.
There’s no doubt that the work of those who work on CSC’s frontlines is difficult.
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!
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
CSC’s executive cadre attended the Executive Strategic Leadership Symposium (ESLS) from Monday, February 22 to Wednesday, February 24 in Ottawa.
October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace month – an annual celebration designed to promote workplace health.