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Apr 23, 2020, 07:44 ET COVID-19 Crisis - Proactive planning and a strong response is what is needed to defeat COVID-19

MONTREAL, April 23, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - "The response to COVID-19 has been more reactive than proactive by the Correctional Service of Canada." This is the message that the national president of...


Mar 30, 2020, 19:05 ET COVID-19 - Statement From the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers-CSN

MONTRÉAL, March 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In light of the information confirmed by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and made public by Correctional Service Canada (CSC), UCCO-SACC-CSN would...


Feb 13, 2020, 07:04 ET Inmates Will Be Provided With Needles at the Expense of Prison Staff Safety

BELLEVILLE, ON, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Once again, the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) is denouncing Correctional Service Canada (CSC) and its decision to implement the...


Jan 31, 2020, 10:16 ET Bowden Institution - Inmates Will Be Provided With Needles at the Expense of Prison Staff

WINNIPEG, Jan. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) is denouncing Correctional Service Canada's decision to implement the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) ...


Jun 07, 2019, 11:00 ET Prison Needle Exchange Program - Handling Needles: Not Our Job!

OTTAWA, June 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Hundreds of correctional officers delivered a giant needle to Parliament in protest of the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP). The PNEP allows inmates in...


Jun 07, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program/

Correctional Officers to carry a giant needle through the streets of Ottawa to demand that the government implement a solution that doesn't put the security of officers at risk. OTTAWA, June 5, 2019...


Jun 05, 2019, 12:07 ET Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program

Correctional Officers to carry a giant needle through the streets of Ottawa to demand that the government implement a solution that doesn't put the security of officers at risk. OTTAWA, June 5, 2019...


May 14, 2019, 07:11 ET Compensation agreement for damages caused by Phoenix - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers chooses to adopt

MONTREAL, May 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Gathered for their 7th National General Assembly in Calgary, delegates from the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) voted in favor of an...


May 05, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will hold its National General Assembly from May 6th to 9th in Calgary/

CALGARY, May 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Over 250 Correctional officers will gather in Calgary for the 7th National General Assembly of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN). They...


May 03, 2019, 16:59 ET Media Advisory - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will hold its National General Assembly from May 6th to 9th in Calgary

CALGARY, May 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Over 250 Correctional officers will gather in Calgary for the 7th National General Assembly of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN). They...


May 01, 2019, 11:00 ET Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - Correctional officers mobilize in front of MP Marwan Tabbara's office in Kitchener, against the Prison Needle Exchange Program

KITCHENER, ON, May 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Correctional Officers from Grand Valley Institution for Women rallied today in front of MP Marwan Tabbara's office, in Kitchener, against the PNEP. They...


May 01, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will demonstrate in front of MP Marwan Tabbara's office, against the Prison Needle

KITCHENER, ON, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Correctional officers opposing the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) will demonstrate in front of the office of Member of Parliament Marwan Tabbara. They...


Apr 29, 2019, 10:31 ET Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will demonstrate in front of MP Marwan Tabbara's office, against the Prison Needle Exchange Program

KITCHENER, ON, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Correctional officers opposing the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) will demonstrate in front of the office of Member of Parliament Marwan Tabbara. They...


Apr 15, 2019, 12:03 ET Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - Correctional officers mobilize in Truro against the implementation of the PNEP in Nova Institution for women

TRURO, NS, April 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC—CSN) rallied today in front of MP Bill Casey's office, in Truro, against the PNEP which is soon...


Apr 15, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will demonstrate in front of MP Bill Casey's office, against the Prison Needle

TRURO, NS, April 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Correctional officers opposing the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) will demonstrate in front of the office of Member of Parliament Bill Casey. The...


Apr 12, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers will demonstrate in front of MP Bill Casey's office, against the Prison Needle Exchange Program

TRURO, NS, April 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Correctional officers opposing the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) will demonstrate in front of the office of Member of Parliament Bill Casey. The...


Apr 05, 2019, 11:08 ET Statement of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers

MONCTON, NB, April 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) welcomes the dismissal of the criminal charges against two of our members, who have been...


Nov 30, 2018, 11:57 ET Media Invitation - Correctional Officers from Atlantic Institution will gather in front of Mr. Pat Finnigan's office today to protest against the Prison Needle Exchange Program

MIRAMICHI, NB, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Correctional Officers from the Atlantic Institution will gather in front of Liberal MP Pat Finnigan's office this afternoon to protest against the Prison Needle...


Nov 22, 2018, 14:23 ET Phoenix Pay System: Hundreds of Correctional Officers Call for the Implementation of a Comprehensive Process to Resolve Pay Issues

LAVAL, QC, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Nearly 300 federal correctional officers demonstrated at noon in front of the offices of Correctional Service Canada to demand that the federal government...


Nov 08, 2018, 15:25 ET The Success of Bill C-83 Requires a Much Greater Commitment From the Federal Government, Warns UCCO-SACC-CSN

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the National President of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN), Jason Godin, went before the Standing Committee on Public Safety and...


Nov 02, 2018, 13:00 ET Prison Needle Exchange Program - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers Demands That the Program Be Suspended

MONCTON, NB, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Over one hundred correctional officers demonstrated in front of the offices of Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor (Moncton) and Minister Ralph Goodale (Regina)...


Nov 02, 2018, 10:00 ET Prison Needle Exchange Program - The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers Demands That the Program Be Suspended

MONCTON, NB, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Over one hundred correctional officers demonstrated in front of the offices of Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor (Moncton) and Minister Ralph Goodale (Regina)...


Nov 02, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Prison Needle Exchange Program - Federal Correctional Officers Will Take to the Streets and Demonstrate in Front of the Offices of Minister Goodale/

REGINA, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Nearly one hundred correctional officers working in federal penitentiaries will demonstrate against the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) in front of the offices of...


Nov 02, 2018, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Prison Needle Exchange Program - Federal Correctional Officers Will Take to the Streets and Demonstrate in Front of the Offices of Minister Petitpas Taylor/

MONCTON, NB, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Over one hundred correctional officers working in Canada's federal penitentiaries will demonstrate against the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) in front...


Nov 01, 2018, 09:00 ET Media Invitation - Prison Needle Exchange Program - Federal Correctional Officers Will Take to the Streets and Demonstrate in Front of the Offices of Minister Petitpas Taylor

MONCTON, NB, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Over one hundred correctional officers working in Canada's federal penitentiaries will demonstrate against the Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP) in front...