The Correctional Process - Glossary
Recidivism: Commission of a new offence after being convicted of a similar offence.
Security levels: CSC is responsible for 57 institutions, which include minimum security, medium-security, maximum-security and multi-level security facilities.
CORCAN: Special operating agency of CSC mandated to offer vocational training to offenders incarcerated in Canadian correctional institutions. CORCAN employs nearly 4,000 inmates per year in a range of sectors such as manufacturing, construction, textiles and services.
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