Correctional Program Officer
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.
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!
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
CSC’s executive cadre attended the Executive Strategic Leadership Symposium (ESLS) from Monday, February 22 to Wednesday, February 24 in Ottawa.
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.
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.
It was a June afternoon in 1994 when Susan McDonald’s life changed in ways that most of us could never understand.
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 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.
I am pleased to present the Correctional Service of Canada’s (CSC) latest Blueprint 2020 submission.
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
Ever Wonder How An EXCOM Sub-Committee Actually Helps You At Work? Here’s How. Sub-Committee #1: Safety and Security
*A note to readers: This is the first article in a series we are doing on EXCOM sub-committees.
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.
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.
What do power tools, military trucks, and teamwork have in common? They are all part of the average workday for inmates working in the vehicle shop at Warkworth Institution in Campbellford, Ontario.
The 38th Congrès de la Société de criminologie du Québec: A great opportunity to further an initiative by the Québec City Parole Office
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.
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 last time CX Nicholas Bruce was on a bike was about six years ago.