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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.

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).

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

By: Lindsay Holloway

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

Experiencing a Restorative Opportunity

Susan's Story

It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.

Kent CX Bikes 850 kilometers

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The last time CX Nicholas Bruce was on a bike was about six years ago.

CSC employees offer assistance during summer wildfires

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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.

Ever Wonder How An EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You At Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #1: Safety and Security

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*A note to readers: This is the first article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.

Have You Heard of The Faith Community Reintegration Program?

For many offenders re-entering society, leaving the penitentiary is the beginning of a new chapter, and that alone can cause stress.

Innovation at CSC

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In our last Blueprint 2020 report in January 2015, we highlighted CSC’s Hackathon as an important example of in

When art is a source of pride

In an effort to improve the living environment of Indigenous offenders at Archambault Institution, and to make it more conducive to healing, the Aboriginal Initiatives team in the Quebec Region sought the services of Ms. Megan Whyte, an Indigenous artist and art therapist. During summer 2018, Ms. Whyte worked at the institution’s Indigenous Intervention Centre (medium security) to create a mural.

The Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial: Photos

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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

What Blueprint 2020 Means to Me

By Aimee Pianosi

Before I began working with the Intranet Renewal Team, I didn’t have a clear understanding of the scope of the work required to write the Hub.

Modernizing Food Services at CSC

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Over the course of the past two years, CSC has changed the way it feeds inmates through its Food Services Modernization initiative.

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.

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.

Celebrating one month of Let's Talk Express

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It’s been one month since we launched the new Let’s Talk Express (LTE) website, and the response has been fantastic.

Jeans Day 2016 - Pacific Region Staff Raise Money for Local Children’s Hospital

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CSC employees love to give back to their communities, so it’s no surprise that staff in the Pacific Region participated in Jeans Day 2016 – a fundraiser for the British Columbia

Head’s Up – The Anniversary Edition

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After a short hiatus for the summer, Let’s Talk is back.

Walls to Bridges – Students On the Outside Work with Students on the Inside to Get a Passing Grade

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

Learning from the Best

How Stacey Alderwick Became A Restorative Opportunities Mediator

Everyone has a reason for choosing the profession they are in. For some, it’s simply what they fall into, and for others it’s what they have been working toward for years.

Recognized for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace – Kudos to CSC’s Employment Equity and Diversity Committee

After years of continued efforts toward creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace, CSC’s Employment Equity and Diversity Committee (EEDC) was recognized for its important

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Launching Let’s Talk Express

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I am pleased to be a part of the launch of the new web-based Let’s Talk Express (LTE). For as long as I can remember, Let’s Talk has always been an important part of CSC.

CSC’s Virtual Tour Wins Award

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It isn’t often that CSC is talked about on a big stage in New Orleans in front of a large crowd filled with top notch communications experts from around the world – in fact, it’