Media room

Media Relations is committed to working with media to best inform the public about the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC).

Our aim is to maintain positive relations with the media and to provide timely, accurate and meaningful information. We understand journalists' deadlines and we are committed to responding as quickly as possible.

You can find our news releases by visiting the Media Room. Use the Institution filter to select Correctional Service Canada.

Releasing information to media: What we can share

For members of the media, Commissioner's Directive 022 - Media Relations explains what information CSC can publicly release under access to information and privacy laws.

The personal information that CSC may share publicly is based on:

CD 022 also explains what information CSC can legally provide to media about offenders under its jurisdiction.

What we can share about all federal offenders:

What we can share about federal offenders who are unlawfully at large:

What we cannot share:

Contact CSC Media Relations

Media Line: 613-992-7711,
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Media email address:

Media enquiries regarding a specific region

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