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Sadie’s Clydesdales – Staff at Bath Institution Give Back

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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

Commissioner Head reflects on CSC career

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Commissioner Don Head has accomplished a great deal during his time at the Correctional Service of Canada.

Bahamian Delegation Visits CSC

By: Christine Lessard, Senior Project Officer, Intergovernmental Relations

In January 2014, CSC and Her Majesty’s Prison of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas signed a Memorandum of Understanding to engage in the sharing of correctional information and ex

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.

Celebrating Canada 150 at Bath Institution

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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.

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

Meet a REAC Member: Desmond Doran

Have you heard of the Regional Ethnoc

Life as an FBI Agent

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.

 

Jason Warner, Pacific Region

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The Guard of Honour, to me, is simple. I carry a coin in my pocket every day when I come to work that says PRIDE, INTEGRITY, and HONOUR.

Growing Success – Offenders Give Back

By: Kim Ezzard & Alex Holden

Last summer there was a special project underway at Stony Mountain Institution’s Minimum Security Unit.

A Letter From An Offender To His Parole Officer

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

OMG We Won! Hackathon2: The App Challenge

After her team won CSC’s mental health app challenge last fall, we asked Robyn Gay to put the experience in her own words. Here is what she had to say…

 

Staff and Inmates at Nova Institution Support the Push for Change Campaign

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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

Are you a new(ish) employee at CSC? We want to hear from you!

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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

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace month

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October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace month – an annual celebration designed to promote workplace health.

Learning to be leaders

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

Meeting with our international colleagues

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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

The Rescue of Ms. Owl

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

Offenders build doghouses for pups in Manitoba

Through the CORCAN Operations Division, CSC offenders can learn a variety of useful skills to help them in their reintegration into society. Offenders at the minimum-security unit of Stony Mountain Institution have recently put their skills to the test by participating in a course called Introduction to Residential Construction. This course provides offenders with specialized training in the increasingly technical field of building science.

Why I Donate: Jacqueline and Bronwyn

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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

Frontline Communications Survey

#Wearecollaborative

This spring, in an effort to improve internal communications at CSC, Chelsey Donohue and Amanda Gordon, both Communications Advisors, did a short survey of frontline staff in CS

Sharing the Joy of Gardening with Offenders

A Citizen Advisory Committee Success Story

* A note to readers: Citizen Advisory Committees (CAC) bring a valuable community perspective to federal corrections.

CSC employee Kelsey Charlie brings home the gold!

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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

CSC Employees “Fill the Cruiser”

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CSC staff from Mountain Institution held their first ever “Fill the Cruiser” event last month.

Commissioner Head Shadows Victim Services Officers for One Day – Prairie Region

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Commissioner Head has taken it upon himself to spend time with frontline employees at CSC by working shifts with them.