Category Archives: Correctional Services

A Corrections dog with a job

Meet Corrections employee, Jersey. She’s one of four canines employed by the Correctional Services Division to search for any drugs that may enter Alberta’s eight correctional and remand centres. These canine units play an important role in securing our facilities … Continue reading

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Winter program helps offenders turn their lives around

Corrections work crews help set up the Silver Skate Festival An Alberta Corrections program is helping offenders turn their lives around while also ensuring one of the longest-running winter festivals in Edmonton is a great success. Work crews from Edmonton … Continue reading

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Exhibition of inmates’ art reveals “the artist inside”

Two miniature ships created from garbage and genius using empty instant noodle containers, fibres and coffee filters, and painted with a mixture of toothpaste and coffee; a red and blue puzzle drawing with the hidden message: “Jail isn’t for young … Continue reading

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Helping Aboriginal youth get their lives back on track

Everyone knows a key part of the correctional system is to ensure safe and secure custody of inmates, but what may not be so obvious is the work done through Alberta Corrections to get inmates back on track. The goal … Continue reading

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Toymakers help inmates get back on track

Spirit of Christmas alive at Alberta correctional centres As Christmas draws ever closer, toymakers in Santa’s workshop in the North Pole are busy making all the right presents for all the right children. At Alberta’s Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Centre (FSCC) … Continue reading

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