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THE NEWEST KIDS ON THE BLOCK

By: Steve G. Gallagher, Pipe Major, Community Pipes and Drums, Pacific

In November of 2016 I was performing at an Exemplary Service Awards ceremony, one of the several pacific region events I perform at throughout the year with the Guard of Honour

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

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

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

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.

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

Puppy Love – Pat’s for Paws at St. Patrick’s House

By: Sonja Arsenault, Parole Officer, Prince George Parole Office

Only three residents in the history of the Living in Balance treatment program at St.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

CSC Employees “Fill the Cruiser”

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

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.

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

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.

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…

 

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

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

Digifest Wins GTEC Distinction Award

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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.

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

Group Leader at Forum for Young Canadians

By: Reg Amyotte, Correctional Officer II, Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village

Every generation has its leaders.

Offenders Giving Back

A Citizen Advisory Committee Success Story in the Pacific Region

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

World Interfaith Harmony Week speaker sets challenge for CSC and society

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This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.

How restoring vehicles is helping Canadians inmates

What do power tools, military trucks, and teamwork have in common? They are all part of the average workday for inmates working in the vehicle shop at Warkworth Institution in Campbellford, Ontario.