Call to Action on Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion: Annex A: Correctional Service of Canada Workforce Analysis

Workforce MovementFootnote 1

New Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) hires are included in the table below in comparison to the Workforce Availabilities (WFA).

Percentage of Hires compared to WFA by Employment Equity (EE) Group
EE Group 2020-2021 WFA
Indigenous Peoples 7.0% 7.6%
Visible Minorities 14.8% 9.2%


The tables below provides hiring information from the 2019-2020 fiscal year (FY) to the 2020-2021 FY. As indicated, the rates of hires for Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, and Black employees have increased from 2019-2020 to 2020-2021.

New Hires: Employee Count and Percentage by EE Group
EE Group 2019-2020 # 2019-2020 % 2020-2021 # 2020-2021 %
Indigenous Peoples 59 6.8% 41 7.0%
Visible Minorities 82 9.4% 87 14.8%
Black Subgroup 23 2.6% 20 3.4%

The following table provides the 2020-2021 separationFootnote 2 data for the Indigenous peoples, visible minorities and Black subgroup. As a comparator, the percentage of separations for an EE group are compared to the percentage representation of that group.

Percentage of Separations compared to Representation of EE Group
EE Group 2020-2021 Representation
Indigenous Peoples 8.6% 10.1%
Visible Minorities 8.5% 10.5%
Black Subgroup 1.7% 2.4%


The tables below provide separations information from the 2019-2020 FY to the 2020-2021 FY. The separation rates of Indigenous and Black employees have decreased from 2019-2020 to 2020-2021, while the separation rate for the visible minority group has increased.

Separations: Employee Count and Percentage by EE Group
EE Group 2019-2020 # 2019-2020 % 2020-2021 # 2020-2021 %
Indigenous Peoples 118 9.6% 95 8.6%
Visible Minorities 92 7.5% 94 8.5%
Black Subgroup 26 2.1% 19 1.7%

As shown in the table below the executive (EX) group representation at CSC is below the WFA for Indigenous peoples and above WFA for the visible minorities group.

EX Group Representation
EE Group Representation WFA
Indigenous Peoples 5.4% 6.4%
Visible Minorities 9.5% 8.9%

Appointments to the EX group in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 FY were 28 and 10 peopleFootnote 3 respectively. Given the small numbers, to respect the privacy of the employees, actual numbers of appointments of individuals identifying in designated EE groups have been suppressed.


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