Publications and resources

Forms, research, educational resources, policy and other Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) publications.

Services and information

Acts, regulations and policy

Find links to CSC's policy, including Commissioner's Directives (CDs) and Standard Operating Practices. Find Bills and Acts related to federal corrections.


Find all of CSC's publications. This includes quick facts, CSC's response to the Office of Correctional Investigator's (OCI) reports and more.

A-Z Index

An alphabetical list of CSC's web content. Use this to quickly navigate to a topic.

Abbreviations and acronyms

This section provides a list of common CSC acronyms and abbreviations.


Find CSC's research publications. Topics include correctional operations, community corrections, Indigenous offenders, women offenders and more. Read about our current research partnerships and find out how to conduct research with CSC.


Find instructions for, and access, all CSC forms. Includes forms for visitors, Citizen Advisory Committees and volunteers.

Educational resources

This section contains three educational programs: history, law and social studies. These modules are ready to use and consistent with the Canadian curriculum for Grades 10 to 12.

CSC and the Office of the Correctional Investigator

Find CSC's responses to reports by the Office of the Correctional Investigator.


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