CSC Commissioners
(1979-2009)

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.

Don Head 2008 - present
Present Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada
Don Head
2008-present
Former Commissioners
Keith Coulter
Keith Coulter 2005-2008
2005-2008
Lucie McClung
Lucie McClung 2000-2005
2000-2005
Ole Ingstrup
Ole Ingstrup 1996-2000
1996-2000
John Edwards
John Edwards 1993-1996
1993-1996
Ole Ingstrup
Ole Ingstrup 1988-1992
1988-1992
Rhéal J. Leblanc
Rhéal J. Leblanc 1985-1988
1985-1988
Don Yeomans
Don Yeomans 1977-1985
1977-1985