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Press Release Montreal, May 7, 2014 — In his spring report tabled yesterday, the Auditor General of Canada warned that inmate population growth will outstrip the current expansion program in Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) institutions within five years, plunging the system into another cycle of overcrowding and violence. Worse, noted Auditor-General Michael Ferguson, neither....
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Occupation of federal government ministers’ offices The following message was delivered this morning to Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews, Treasury Board President Tony Clement and Industry Minister Christian Paradis: Members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) are occupying your office today for the following series of reasons: Administrative incoherence Your government’s recent....
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The following is an abridged version of the presentation National President Pierre Mallette made to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates on February 15. Hello, my name is Pierre Mallette. I am the national president of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers. Our union represents over 7,000 members across the country. The union’s....
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Correctional officers demonstrate at Stony Mountain Institution during visit by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (Winnipeg—November 12, 2010) In the wake of a scabies outbreak at Stony Mountain Institution that is contributing yet another threat to their health and safety, federal correctional officers are demonstrating outside the Winnipeg-area penitentiary to protest Public Safety Minister Vic....
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