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Nominees for James A. Murphy Award 2017

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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

Success! CSC introduces women prisoners’ gender-responsive training program in Liberia

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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? 

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

CORCAN and OOHL Build Relationships with Nekaneet First Nation

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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.

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.

CSC Employee Walks 200 KM for PTSD Awareness

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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

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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.

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

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.

A great year for Citizen Advisory Committees (CAC)

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.

“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.

The Women’s Network Project

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.

Head's Up

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

Mission Garden Project

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

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.

Hockey with a purpose

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.

Going for Gold

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

Preparing this Edition of Let’s Talk Express

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.

Mental Health Hackathon – Employees Helping Employees

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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.

Head’s Up

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I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.

The Eye Train

On most Fridays you will find Dr.

Feeling Stressed? CSC Psychologist offers advice

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

Pacific Region Staff Stand Up Against Bullying

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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.