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What Blueprint 2020 Means to Me

By Rhiannon Andrews

Blueprint 2020 challenges departments to engage employees in meaningful ways.

Group Leader at Forum for Young Canadians

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

Every generation has its leaders. I have had the opportunity to meet many of them through my experience with Forum for Young Canadians (FYC).

Nominees for James A. Murphy Award 2017

Features

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

CSC Staff Attend DigiFest

By Sabrina Nash

On January 20, 2016 a handful of CSC employees in Ottawa ventured out of the office to attend an exciting learning day offered by the Communications Community Office (CCO).

Jason Warner

Correctional Program Officer

Eddy Grunig

Health Services

Digifest Wins GTEC Distinction Award

Features

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.

Quebec Region districts partner with Échec au crime

Features

As part of the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) commitment to developing and expanding our network of partners that contribute to public safety results, both Quebec Region

Feeling Stressed? CSC Psychologist offers advice

Features

Working in any environment has the potential to cause us stress.

A story of genuine kindness at CSC - The Be HERE or Not HEAR Fundraiser

By H. Elise Reeh and Karen Nash, Kent and Mission Institutions

Let’s Talk would like to thank Elise and Karen for sharing this amazing story.

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.

The Power of Reading - Book Club for Inmates Inspires Women at Nova Institution

By: Susan Greer, Volunteer, Book Club for Inmates

Book Clubs for Inmates (BCFI) is a registered charity that organizes volunteer-led book clubs within federal penitentiaries across Canada. The book clubs help inmates develo

The 38th Congrès de la Société de criminologie du Québec: A great opportunity to further an initiative by the Québec City Parole Office

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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.

Mission Garden Project

Features

Offenders at Mission Institution, as part of their vocational training, grow vegetables in the garden located on institutional grounds.

Group Leader at Forum for Young Canadians

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

Every generation has its leaders.

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

By: Lindsay Holloway

May 17 was International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia.

A Few Months with CSC

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.

“We never give up on them”

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.

Meachel Chad

Pacific Region Guard of Honour, Regional Commander

The Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial: Photos

Features

One of our provincial counterparts, Rhonda Commodore, was killed in a crash near The Pas, Manitoba on November 6, 2014 when the transport van she was in left the road and overtu

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

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

Features

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

Charles Hawes

Correctional Officer

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 employees offer assistance during summer wildfires

Features

What started as a two-hectare wildfire in an area west of 100 Mile House, British Columbia (B.C.) grew over the summer to more than 1,000 fires throughout the province.