For one week every January, CSC puts the spotlight on a group of volunteers that bring the community’s perspective to federal corrections: the members of Citizen Advisory Commit
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?
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
On November 30, 2020, the keys to a new home were handed over to the Nekaneet First Nation. It was the first house built by residents of the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge (OOHL) for female offenders, outside Maple Creek, Saskatchewan.
This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.
CAC National Chairperson Chelsea Morrey at the International Corrections and Prison Associations (ICPA) Conference
Chelsea Morrey began volunteering with CACs e
What were you doing from July 19th to the 22nd?
The 38th Congrès de la Société de criminologie du Québec: A great opportunity to further an initiative by the Québec City Parole Office
With a scientific poster and Correctional Service of Canada booth, Karine Gingras and Danielle Roy, two employees of the Québec City Parole Office (PO), promoted the organization’s mission at the 38th Congrès de la Société de criminologie du Québec.
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
By: Jami Therrien, Student, Communications and Engagement Sector
My time at CSC started in January 2016 when I was employed through the Federal Student Work Employment Program (FSWEP) for two days a week.
Citizen Advisory Committees (CACs) are a legally mandated presence within the Canadian federal corrections structure, set up to ensure representation from the public in the administration of correctional activities. Across federal institutions and parole offices, CACs are there to observe, liaise, and advise on CSC’s day-to-day operations, with members representing a wide cross-section of the public.
Meet Tracey Robinson, Parole Officer, Willow Cree Healing Lodge
Tracey Robinson started her career as a Parole Officer at Willow Cree Healing Lodge eight years ago.
A Citizen Advisory Committee Success Story in the Prairie Region
* A note to readers: Citizen Advisory Committees (CAC) bring a valuable community perspective to federal corrections.
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
Offenders at Mission Institution, as part of their vocational training, grow vegetables in the garden located on institutional grounds.
Commissioner Head has taken it upon himself to spend time with frontline employees at CSC by working shifts with them.
In the late 1990s, the Kenora Prison Outreach began an outreach ministry at the Kenora Provincial Jail in Ontario. Each month, the outreach group would travel to Stony Mountain Institution (SMI) in Manitoba to follow up with inmates who transferred from Kenora to SMI to serve their sentence. It was during one of these visits that the idea for a hockey game was born.
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
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.
Two years ago we held our first-ever Hackathon aimed at developing a tool to help parole officers do their work. This October, we held our second Hackathon.
I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.
On most Fridays you will find Dr.
Working in any environment has the potential to cause us stress.
Thank you to all staff at Pacific Region Headquarters who wore pink shirts on Wednesday, February 24 in support of the campaign to end bullying.