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UCCO-SACC-CSN held a demonstration in Atlantic Institution in Renous, New Brunswick to highlight the unacceptable number of assaults made by inmates against Correctional Officers involving the use of bodily fluids. 100 Correctional Officers were present even though the temperature was –16 degrees. It was a great success and received extensive coverage in the media. Below....
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RENOUS, NB, March 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) denounces an unacceptable situation taking place at Atlantic Institution in New Brunswick.  Over the past several weeks, inmates at this institution have attacked Correctional Officers with bodily fluids, meaning officers have been sprayed with blood, urine, sperm or excrement, without....
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Following a questionnaire, sent on February 2015, on issues that affect Correctional officers and lobbying efforts on parliament hill, the Union has received the following responses to our concerns. To see the party responses click on the appropriate link below. Green Party of Canada Liberal Party of Canada (1) Liberal Party of Canada (2) English....
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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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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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