The OPO’s Christmas fundraiser is a truly unique initiative. Team members donate money to the Children’s Aid Society, and in return, they get to live what many pet owners only dream of: Bringing their pet to work for a day!
By Lauretta MacCarron, Pacific Region
Welcome to CSC’s latest Blueprint 2020 report!
CSC’s executive cadre attended the Executive Strategic Leadership Symposium (ESLS) from Monday, February 22 to Wednesday, February 24 in Ottawa.
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.
Conflict is defined as a struggle between two or more people. It can happen because there are needs, values, or ideas that are seen to be different.
Over the course of the past two years, CSC has changed the way it feeds inmates through its Food Services Modernization initiative.
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
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.
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.
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).
By: Lindsay Holloway
May 17 was International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia.
It’s been one month since we launched the new Let’s Talk Express (LTE) website, and the response has been fantastic.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its mission statement this year! Since 1989, our mission has been the foundation of the important work CSC does every day. We are proud of the service accomplished to contribute to public safety and help offenders become law-abiding citizens.
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.
It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.
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).
Last summer, the Ethno-Cultural Brotherhood Association at Dorchester Penitentiary established a community partnership with the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The goal of the partnership was to help restore the church manse (Minister’s residence), with the guidance and supervision of several community volunteers who are experts in construction.
Never let up, focus on your goal and pace yourself to reach the finish line.
I am pleased to present the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) latest Blueprint 2020 submission.
Around the world, the number of older prisoners is on the rise. Like many countries, Canada is experiencing a demographic shift with an aging prison population. While 5% of the overall federal custody population is 65 years of age and older, there has been a substantial increase in the number of older prisoners over the age of 50, from 21% in fiscal year 2012-13 to 25% in fiscal year 2017-18.
The Importance of Victim Impact Education
In honour of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (May 29 to June 4, 2016), CSC’s Victim Services would like to highlight the work done by the Canadian Resource Centre for Victim
The last time CX Nicholas Bruce was on a bike was about six years ago.
On most Fridays you will find Dr.