Correctional Service of Canada Honors Saskatchewan Outstanding Volunteer

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Correctional Service of Canada

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) presented the 2016 Taylor Award to a long-time volunteer, Captain Ed Dean.

Each year, the Taylor Award recipient is unveiled during Volunteer Week. The Taylor Award is presented to a CSC volunteer who demonstrates dedication and benevolence to help offenders rebuild their lives.

Captain Dean is a valued volunteer and a community champion for the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, for the past ten years. In collaboration with the Salvation Army of Maple Creek, it encourages women offenders to volunteer and helps them build and strengthen positive relationships with the community. Captain Dean housed families who visited women offenders and provided support for their meals and transportation. It also offers residents the opportunity to sell their craft items in the community, so they earn their own money, which gives them a sense of satisfaction and pride in what they do. Have accomplished.

Captain Dean embodies the spirit of volunteerism. She is a formidable and humble person who improves the lives of women offenders and strengthens the rehabilitation process. Captain Dean’s dedication, determination, ambition and energy are an inspiration to us all.

We congratulate Captain Dean and thank him for his contribution!

Quick Facts

This year marks the 16 th annual presentation of Taylor Price.

Every year, Canadians spend time and energy helping offenders in CSC institutions and in the community to become law-abiding citizens. Their daily contributions are essential to the achievement of public safety outcomes for Canadians.


“On behalf of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), I congratulate Captain Ed Dean, this year’s Taylor Award recipient. CSC is extremely grateful for his altruistic contributions to the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge, our organization and Canadian communities. CSC owes a great deal to volunteers who contribute in many ways to the correctional process by seeking the support of the community that is essential to our mandate of encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens, Public security. “

Source: Correctional Service Canada