Policy Bulletin

Policy Bulletin 507

Why was the policy developed?

CSC’s new Commissioner's Directive (CD) on communications was developed to provide comprehensive direction to CSC staff on internal and external communications and related activities, initiatives and products. As such, it aims to increase awareness and accountability with respect to the roles and responsibilities pertaining to communications, and help ensure that communications are well coordinated and managed consistently and effectively across the organization.

This CD will provide an overarching policy framework for all current and future communications-related CDs and Guidelines.

How was it developed?

This policy document was developed jointly by Strategic Communications and Strategic Policy at NHQ, in consultation with internal and external stakeholders.


Accountabilities are detailed in the CD.

Who will be affected by the policy?

All CSC staff will be directly affected by the 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.