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May 27, 2019, 11:00 ET Correctional Service Canada launches new Outreach Strategy for victims of federal offenders

OTTAWA, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce today the launch of a Communications and Outreach Strategy to better communicate and engage with victims...


Apr 25, 2019, 15:22 ET Launch of the Edmonton Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

EDMONTON, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:26 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Launch of the Edmonton Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment/

EDMONTON, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to the official opening of the Correctional Service of Canada's Edmonton Community Industry hosted by CORCAN and the Citizen Advisory ...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:55 ET Media Advisory - Launch of the Edmonton Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

EDMONTON, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to the official opening of the Correctional Service of Canada's Edmonton Community Industry hosted by CORCAN and the Citizen Advisory ...


Mar 06, 2019, 14:56 ET CSC responds to criminal charges laid regarding incidents at Edmonton Institution

OTTAWA, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has laid criminal charges against a former employee from Edmonton Institution for actions against other staff while on duty. Please...


Feb 11, 2019, 11:14 ET Government moving forward with the creation of a Health Centre of Excellence at Shepody Healing Centre

DORCHESTER, NB, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, the Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency ...


Feb 09, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Correctional Service Canada (CSC) - Health Centre of Excellence/

DORCHESTER, NB, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, the Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency...


Feb 07, 2019, 16:29 ET Media Advisory - Correctional Service Canada (CSC) - Health Centre of Excellence

DORCHESTER, NB, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, the Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency...


Nov 07, 2018, 15:44 ET Statement from the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) on CSC's Policy Review of Transfers to Multi-level Healing Lodges

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Anne Kelly, Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada issued the following statement today: "On September 26, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency...


Oct 30, 2018, 16:48 ET Statement - Correctional Service of Canada responds to Correctional Investigator's Annual Report

OTTAWA, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, made the following statement on the release of the 2017-2018 Annual Report of the Correctional ...


Oct 16, 2018, 12:13 ET Correctional Service of Canada responds to tabling of Bill C-83

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, made the following statement on the tabling of Bill C-83 – An Act to amend the Corrections and ...


Sep 05, 2018, 16:14 ET Statement by Commissioner Anne Kelly on Correctional Service of Canada mandate letter

OTTAWA, Sept.5, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada issued the following statement: "On July 30, 2018, I was appointed as Commissioner of the Correctional...


Aug 03, 2018, 16:00 ET Signing of Strengthened Agreement with Native Counselling Services of Alberta

EDMONTON, Aug. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to the care, custody and reintegration of Indigenous men and women offenders. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of...


Aug 03, 2018, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Signing of Agreement Renewal with Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA)/

OTTAWA, Aug. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for the official signing of the Section 81...


Aug 02, 2018, 10:24 ET Media Advisory - Signing of Agreement Renewal with Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA)

OTTAWA, Aug. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for the official signing of the Section 81...


May 14, 2018, 12:02 ET Correctional Service Canada announces a Prison Needle Exchange Program

OTTAWA, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Beginning in June 2018, Correctional Service Canada (CSC) will implement a Prison Needle Exchange Program at one men's and one women's institution as the initial stage of ...


May 03, 2018, 15:12 ET Death of an inmate from the Federal Training Centre

LAVAL, QC, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - On May 3, 2018, Paul-André Harvey, an inmate from the Federal Training Centre died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of...


May 03, 2018, 12:04 ET Agreement for the exclusive use and occupancy of Grande Cache Institution

OTTAWA, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce that an agreement in principle has been reached between the Government of Canada and the Government of...


May 01, 2018, 12:29 ET Death of an inmate from the Regional Mental Health Centre

SAINTE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - On April 26, 2018, Keven Paillé, an inmate from the Regional Mental Health Centre died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Paillé, 36...


Apr 18, 2018, 14:32 ET Death of an inmate from Cowansville Institution

COWANSVILLE, QC, April 18, 2018 /CNW/ - On April 16, 2018, Mr. Pierre Morin, an inmate from Cowansville Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the...


Apr 16, 2018, 12:38 ET Death of an inmate at Archambault Institution

STE-ANNE-DES-PLAINES, QC, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - On April 13, 2018, Yves Bélanger, an inmate from Archambault Institution died while in our custody. At the time of his death, Mr. Bélanger, 57 years...


Apr 16, 2018, 11:46 ET Correctional Service Canada recognizes exceptional volunteer from Quebec

Rachel Cabana wins 2017 Taylor Award OTTAWA, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce that long-time volunteer Rachel Cabana is the winner of the 2017...


Apr 12, 2018, 11:14 ET Recapture of inmate from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

EDMONTON, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - At approximately 2:40 p.m. on April 9, 2018, inmate Meagan Young was apprehended by the Edmonton Police Service. This inmate had been unlawfully at large from the...


Apr 09, 2018, 11:41 ET The Correctional Service of Canada announces beginning of nomination period for the 20th and final Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award

OTTAWA, April 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada's Restorative Justice and Victim Services Division is now accepting nominations for the 2018 national Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice...


Mar 16, 2018, 11:30 ET Government will undertake a study to create a Health Centre of Excellence at Shepody Healing Centre

DORCHESTER, NB, March 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety ...