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Apr 25, 2020, 22:40 ET Statement on Mission Institution, a federal correctional facility in British Columbia

OTTAWA, April 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) issued the following statement today: "We wanted to provide an update on measures being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 ...


Apr 16, 2020, 13:28 ET COVID-19 related death of an inmate

ABBOTSFORD, BC, April 16, 2020 /CNW/ - On April 15, 2020, an inmate from Mission Institution died at Abbotsford Regional Hospital as an apparent result of complications related to COVID-19. The...


Mar 30, 2020, 13:00 ET Update on COVID-19 Testing and Port-Cartier Institution

OTTAWA, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Public health has confirmed that two inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at Port-Cartier Institution in Quebec, a maximum-security facility. These are the first...


Mar 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Visits to inmates suspended at federal correctional institutions to prevent spread of COVID-19

OTTAWA, March 14, 2020 /CNW/ - In the interest of the health and safety of the public, our employees, inmates, and their families, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has suspended inmate visits ...


Feb 18, 2020, 13:08 ET Statement - Correctional Service of Canada responds to Correctional Investigator's Annual Report

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, issued the following statement: "I welcome this year's Annual Report from the Office of the...


Nov 30, 2019, 20:57 ET Statement - Correctional Service of Canada opens Structured Intervention Units and enhances health services for inmates

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, made the following statement on the coming into force of the Structured Intervention Unit and...


Sep 03, 2019, 14:00 ET Agreement with Indigenous Women's Healing Centre Inc. to open Eagle Women's Healing Lodge

WINNIPEG, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce the recent signing of an agreement to convert the Eagle Women's Lodge, run by the Indigenous Women's...


Aug 21, 2019, 16:48 ET Recapture of Inmate from Stony Mountain Institution - Minimum security unit

WINNIPEG, Aug. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - At approximately 1 p.m. on August 21, 2019, inmate Ringo Carpenter was apprehended by the Winnipeg Police Service. This inmate had been reported escaped earlier today...


Aug 21, 2019, 12:35 ET Escape from Stony Mountain Institution - Minimum security unit

STONY MOUNTAIN, MB, Aug. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - On August 21, 2019 during the 7:30 a.m. count in the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution, staff members discovered that offender Ringo...


Aug 15, 2019, 12:06 ET Penitentiary farms officially relaunched

KINGSTON, ON, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, at Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, Ontario the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Karen McCrimmon,...


Aug 14, 2019, 13:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Official Relaunch of the Correctional Service of Canada's (CSC) Penitentiary Farm Program/

OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will officially relaunch the penitentiary farm program. A question...


Aug 13, 2019, 16:14 ET Media Advisory - Official Relaunch of the Correctional Service of Canada's (CSC) Penitentiary Farm Program

OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will officially relaunch the penitentiary farm program. A question...


Jun 21, 2019, 16:46 ET Correctional Service of Canada responds to the passage of Bill C-83

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, made the following statement on the passage of Bill C-83 – An Act to amend the Corrections and ...


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...