Correctional Service of Canada

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC; Service correctionnel du Canada), also known as Correctional Service Canada or Corrections Canada, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more.wikipedia
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Don Head (public servant)

Don Head
The current Commissioner of the CSC is Anne Kelly, who served as the senior deputy commissioner prior to the retirement of Don Head in February 2018.
Don Head is a Canadian career public servant and a former Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC).

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

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This appointed position reports directly to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and is accountable to the public via the Parliament.
The position was nominally created in December 2003 and incorporated the responsibilities associated with the Solicitor General, including responsibility for the federal prison system (Correctional Service of Canada), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Parole Board of Canada, and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

Kingston Penitentiary

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The Kingston Penitentiary, based on the Auburn System, was built in 1835.
Kingston Penitentiary (known locally as KP and Kingston Pen) is a former maximum security prison located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, between King Street West and Lake Ontario.

British Columbia Penitentiary

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Over the next twelve years, the federal government built Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Penitentiary in Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Quebec (1873), Manitoba Penitentiary, in Stoney Mountain, Manitoba (1877), British Columbia Penitentiary, in New Westminster, British Columbia (1878) and Dorchester Penitentiary, in Dorchester, New Brunswick (1880).
The British Columbia Penitentiary (BC Penitentiary, commonly referred to as the BC Pen and the Pen) was a federal maximum security prison located in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.

Stony Mountain Institution

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Over the next twelve years, the federal government built Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Penitentiary in Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Quebec (1873), Manitoba Penitentiary, in Stoney Mountain, Manitoba (1877), British Columbia Penitentiary, in New Westminster, British Columbia (1878) and Dorchester Penitentiary, in Dorchester, New Brunswick (1880).
Stony Mountain Institution is a federal multi-security facility located in Stony Mountain, Manitoba, about 11 mi from Winnipeg.

Parole

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An important legacy of the Committee was the creation of the National Parole Board in 1959 and the development of a system of parole to replace the former ticket of leave system.
Any prisoner whose sentence is less than two years is sent to a correctional facility in the province or territory that convicted him or her, whilst anyone sentenced to serve no less than two years will be sent to a federal correctional facility and will thus have to deal with the Parole Board of Canada.

Federal Identity Program

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In addition to using generic identifiers imposed by the Federal Identity Program, CSC is one of several federal departments (primarily those involved with law enforcement, security, or having a regulatory function) that has been granted heraldic symbols.

Heraldic badges of the Canadian government

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In addition to using generic identifiers imposed by the Federal Identity Program, CSC is one of several federal departments (primarily those involved with law enforcement, security, or having a regulatory function) that has been granted heraldic symbols.

Probation officer

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Thus, a court-imposed sentence of life with no parole for twenty-five years would indicate that the offender would be incarcerated for a minimum of twenty five years prior to consideration for a potential conditional release to the community, under the supervision of a community parole officer.
They are the first line of defense when administering the Correctional Service of Canada's obligations towards public safety.

Regional Reception Centre

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The Regional Reception Centre (Centre régional de réception ) is a Canadian federal prison for men co-located Ste-Anne-des-Plaines Institution (maximum security) and the Regional Reception Centre, at the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) complex at Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Quebec (a short distance from Mirabel International Airport).

Millhaven Institution

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Visitors are subject to personal and vehicle search once on CSC property, and an ION scanner is used upon entry to detect drugs or other compounds on clothing or personal objects.

Dorchester Penitentiary

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Over the next twelve years, the federal government built Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Penitentiary in Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Quebec (1873), Manitoba Penitentiary, in Stoney Mountain, Manitoba (1877), British Columbia Penitentiary, in New Westminster, British Columbia (1878) and Dorchester Penitentiary, in Dorchester, New Brunswick (1880).

Parole Board of Canada

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An important legacy of the Committee was the creation of the National Parole Board in 1959 and the development of a system of parole to replace the former ticket of leave system.
An internal review of the Brossard case prepared by the Parole Board of Canada and the Correctional Service of Canada stated that "the board does not have any criticism to make with respect to the general management of Brossard's correctional plan" and that there was no "irregularity or weakness in the decision-making process."

Healing lodge

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Among the institutions are "healing lodges" for Aboriginal offenders.
Section 81 of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act of 1992 made it possible for Aboriginal communities and Correctional Service Canada (CSC) to work together to provide services, programs, and correctional facilities to Aboriginal inmates.

Donnacona, Quebec

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The Federal Correctional Service Canada maximum security Donnacona Institution is located along Route 138.

Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary

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A 2018 report by the Correctional Services Canada's (CSC) National Board of Investigation found that issues relating to prison management, negotiations over food service work, and "the presence of an influential inmate personality who had a history of inciting other inmates to act out" had contributed to the riot.

Government of Canada

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC; Service correctionnel du Canada), also known as Correctional Service Canada or Corrections Canada, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more.

Imprisonment

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC; Service correctionnel du Canada), also known as Correctional Service Canada or Corrections Canada, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more.

Rehabilitation (penology)

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC; Service correctionnel du Canada), also known as Correctional Service Canada or Corrections Canada, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more.

Crime

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC; Service correctionnel du Canada), also known as Correctional Service Canada or Corrections Canada, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more.

Government agency

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The agency has its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario.

Ottawa

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The agency has its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario.

Ontario

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The agency has its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario.

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The CSC officially came into being on April 10, 1979, when Queen Elizabeth II signed authorization for the newly commissioned agency and presented it with its armorial bearings.

Commissioner

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The Commissioner of the CSC is recommended for appointment by the Prime Minister and approved by an Order in Council.