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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 ...


Mar 15, 2018, 15:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Correctional Service Canada (CSC) - Mental Health Announcement/

OTTAWA, March 14, 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 and...


Mar 14, 2018, 11:12 ET Media Advisory - Correctional Service Canada (CSC) - Mental Health Announcement

OTTAWA, March 14, 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 and...


Jan 31, 2018, 11:27 ET Changes to the way transgender offenders are accommodated in Canada's federal prison system

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - An important collaboration spanning several years between the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC), and Prisoners' Legal...


Jan 18, 2018, 17:12 ET Update on Edmonton Institution

OTTAWA, Jan. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Additional Disciplinary Measures Last week, CSC announced that four employees were terminated following disciplinary hearings at Edmonton Institution as part of the...


Jan 15, 2018, 14:28 ET Volunteer honoured for helping to safely reintegrate offenders into B.C. communities

Mr. Robert Marshall presented with the 2017 James A. Murphy CAC Award of Excellence OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce that Robert (Bob)...


Jan 09, 2018, 10:58 ET Disciplinary investigation leads to termination of four employees at Edmonton Institution

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - As part of the disciplinary investigation into the allegations of harassment, intimidation and bullying at Edmonton Institution, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC)...


Dec 15, 2017, 11:07 ET Escape and Recapture of Inmate from Willow Cree Healing Lodge

DUCK LAKE, SK, Dec. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - On December 13, 2017 staff members at Willow Cree Healing Lodge, a minimum security federal institution, determined that Dean Lachance had left the property...


Dec 04, 2017, 17:04 ET Seizure of contraband at Drumheller Institution - Minimum security unit

DRUMHELLER, AB, Dec. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - On December 1, 2017, staff members confiscated multiple packages containing contraband from an inmate in the minimum security unit at Drumheller Institution. This ...


Nov 24, 2017, 16:08 ET Seizure of contraband at Bowden Institution - Medium security unit

INNISFAIL, AB, Nov. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - On November 14, 2017 staff members confiscated multiple packages containing contraband from the yard of the medium security unit at Bowden Institution. This...


Nov 08, 2017, 14:02 ET Correctional Service Canada announces the recipient of this year's National Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce that Kimberly Mann from Ottawa, Ontario is this year's recipient of the 19th annual National Ron Wiebe...


Nov 01, 2017, 16:11 ET Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada announces his retirement after 40 years of service

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada issued the following statement to employees: "Last year, I advised the Clerk of the Privy Council that I...