Policy Bulletin 666

Policy Bulletin

Number: 666

In Effect: 2021-01-25

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Commissioner’s Directive (CD) 710-7 – Work Releases

Policy number and title:

Commissioner’s Directive (CD) 710-7 – Work Releases

Why was the policy changed?

As part of the Correctional Service of Canada’s policy review cycle and following a review of the overall work release program to improve efficiencies, a review of Commissioner’s Directive 710-7 – Work Releases was conducted.

What has changed?

A number of changes have been made, and staff are directed to review the policy in its entirety.

Some of the key revisions are noted below:

How was it developed?

The Correctional Operations and Programs Sector, in collaboration with the Strategic Policy Division, developed this policy. Full consultations with internal and external stakeholders, including the Inmate Committees were undertaken.

Who will be affected by the policy?

The changes will affect staff responsible for the administration of work releases and all offenders.


Roles and responsibilities are detailed in the policy documents.

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