CSC Commissioners (1997-2014)

The head of CSC is the Commissioner, who reports to the Minister of Public Safety Canada, formerly the Solicitor General of Canada. The Commissioner is recommended for appointment by the Prime Minister and approved by an Order-in-Council.

Present Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada

Don Head

Don Head
2008-present

Former Commissioners

Keith Coulter

Keith Coulter
2005-2008

Lucie McClung

Lucie McClung
2000-2005

Ole Ingstrup

Ole Ingstrup
1996-2000

John Edwards

John Edwards
1993-1996

Ole Ingstrup

Ole Ingstrup
1988-1992

Rhéal J. Leblanc

Rhéal J. Leblanc
1985-1988

Don Yeomans

Don Yeomans
1977-1985