What were you doing from July 19th to the 22nd?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inmate Welfare Committee (IWC) at Drumheller Institution decided they wanted to do something to help the local community. The IWC recognized the harsh limitations and challenges that families were having during this time, especially single mothers, when dealing with having adequate food, clothing and shelter and decided they wanted to collect money to assist those most vulnerable.
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.
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?
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
This year’s World Interfaith Harmony Week event speaker challenged the theme of the February 28, 2017 event.
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.
I am pleased to present to you the April 2016 edition of Let’s Talk Express.
For Peter Stuart, Chief of Education at Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario, increasing access to post-secondary education for offenders can turn their live
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
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
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
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.
Pacific Region Guard of Honour, Regional Commander
Offenders at Mission Institution, as part of their vocational training, grow vegetables in the garden located on institutional grounds.
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.
By: Reg Amyotte, Correctional Officer II, Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village
Every generation has its leaders.
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
Working in any environment has the potential to cause us stress.
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.
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.
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