Policy Bulletin

Policy Bulletin 407

Why was the policy changed?

This directive was updated to incorporate CSC’s new Values Statement and the new Values and Ethics Code for the Public Sector.

What has changed?

This Commissioner’s Directive has been renamed “Mission, Values and Ethics Framework” and provides a common understanding of CSC’s shared beliefs and expected standards of behaviour in achieving its Mission. It also reinforces CSC’s commitment to gender and diversity considerations.

How was it developed?

The Values, Integrity and Conflict Management Branch consulted with the National Advisory Committee on Ethics and worked with Strategic Policy to reflect the tone and lessons learned during the Values and Ethics training and consultation sessions that were held across CSC over the past few years.


Responsibilities have been clarified at all levels of the organization and recourse measures have been updated.

Who will be affected by the policy?

All staff are affected by this policy.

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For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.