Change of Command Ceremony for the Pacific Region

News release

September 8, 2022 – Abbotsford, British Columbia – Correctional Service Canada

On September 7, 2022, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held a Change of Command Ceremony in the Pacific region. This occasion marked the change in command from the outgoing Regional Deputy Commissioner Denis Boucher, to the incoming Regional Deputy Commissioner Constance Hourie.

The ceremony reinforces the responsibility of leadership in the role of regional deputy commissioner. It represents the symbolic passing of responsibility, authority, and accountability from one correctional leader to another.

This ceremony is an important tradition for CSC. It reaffirms the incoming leader’s pledge to support CSC’s mission and contribute to the safety and security of the public, employees and offenders.

CSC is proud of the dedicated staff members in the Pacific Region who work tirelessly every day to make a difference in the lives of offenders. Their professionalism and commitment contributes to public safety for Canadians. 

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Quick facts

  • CSC Pacific Regional Headquarters is located in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

  •  The Pacific Region manages eight federal correctional institutions,15 parole offices and one community correctional centre.


Jean-Paul Lorieau
Regional Manager Communications
Pacific Region

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