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Four-legged unconditional support: Pet Therapy in Stony Mountain’s SIU

Discover the impact visits from therapy dogs has on inmates at Stony Mountain Institution.

Faces of CSC: Dave St. Onge

Dave St. Onge was always interested in history. He began his career at the Penitentiary Museum as a student and has contributed significantly to its growth over the past 40 years.


Peggy Joiner

Peggy Joiner: Championing change and empowerment in Canadian corrections

Peggy Joiner, the 2023 James A. Murphy Award recipient, believes in the power of change for incarcerated individuals.

Faces of CSC: Abigail Carleton

“I definitely would say, ‘yes, we are improving corrections for Indigenous offenders.’”

Abigail Carleton

Faces of CSC: Arly Irvine

Arly Irvine brings together her passions of restorative justice and animals together in the healing process at CSC

Ikaarvik House: a bridge to the community

Ikaarvik House provides a positive, culturally appropriate environment for Inuit to transition safely to the community.

Elders at CSC – The Cornerstone of Indigenous Corrections

Elders across the country help CSC meet the unique needs of Indigenous people in its custody.

Seven Sacred Teachings significant addition to Structured Intervention Units programming​​​

Seven Sacred Teachings in Structured Intervention Unit at Stony Mountain Institution is having a positive impact on Indigenous offenders.


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The Power of Art as Therapy

As a correctional educator at Stony Mountain Institution, Chantille Papko has seen first-hand the therapeutic effect that engaging in artistic activities can have on inmates

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