About the PBC

The Police Services Commission is an independent administrative body that runs the Canadian criminal justice system and runs an independent selection process for granting record suspensions, pardons, and opportunities to expunge.

The PBC has selected the five corporate priorities for 2022-23. Below, highlights of their planned activities are presented.

The PCB will increase committee members, employees, and organizational capacity in implementing legislative requirements and relevant jurisprudence.

Perform a thorough review of the Policy Manual for Board members (Policy Manual)
Pursue the implementation of the recommendations identified in the Board Member Training Program review
Fully operationalize the new Directive on Quality Assurance.

Employee diversity as well as an inclusive workplace strategy will be promoted by the PBC

At The PPB, pursue the implementation of the Program and Administrative (PA) Services Classification Conversion project.
Interim reports will be given to the Secretary of the Department on the actions taken by the PBC to address systemic racism within the organization, steps to increase the diversity and inclusion of under-represented groups, and efforts to eliminate harassment and gender-based violence in the workplace.
Control the monetary framework that provides funds for language training and other types of business training in a structured way with the objective of providing consistent training possibly at reduced costs.
Approach a return to work that is reasonable and balanced according to relevant public health advice, and outfits in accordance with individual circumstances and operational necessities.
Develop multiple frameworks to secure and maintain the Platinum standard employer of excellence’s status as the employer of choice.


The federal government is adopting a more digital approach that improves the effectiveness of the public broadcasting corporation (PBC) and reduces client wait times.

Modernization systems and other renewal systems under the Record Suspension Pardon Program to enhance the delivery of optimal services to applicants (e.g., web portal or new case management system)
Explore and implement online application options and the seamless interoperation with criminal justice partners systems for the Clemency and Record Suspension Pardon Program
Pursue a collaborative venture with Correctional Service Canada (CSC) to develop a new Learning Management System with modern board member training;
Develop an integrated Information Management Information Technology (IM IT) plan that is in line with the DOSP (i.e., legacy systems, enhance services) and supports the PBC s mandate and requirements.

The PDB’s focus on particular social groups, such as Indigenous Peoples and minority groups (e.g., Women offenders, Black offenders, etc.), will strengthen responsiveness.

Pardon in 2023

Prepare an action plan for the operationalization of Male Parole Responding to Women Offenders Needs; review the waiver of, the postponement of, and the withdrawal from; consult with Indigenous offenders.
The Diverse and Systemic Racism Working Group gives recommendations for improvement and proposes additional changes in areas of offender experience, employee experience, and the criminal justice system that benefit systemic diversity.

The PBC will continue to find new methods to speak with all stakeholder groups, including partners, victims, applicants, offenders, and Canadians, about the PBC’s work.

These groups will continue to be educated, in-person, as well as remotely through virtual and augmented reality headsets, in order to deeply engage with all audiences across greater geographies.
Conduct outreach elaborating on targeted groups and disproportionately represented individuals within the prison population.

Core Responsibilities

This section provides highly detailed information on planned results and resources in the core composing and distributing departments for the Office’s respective responsibilities. There are descriptions of the risks and obstacles associated with achieving the planning goals and outcomes in this section.

Conditional Release Decisions

The principle of conditional release, combined with the latest research, affirms that minimizing the amount of time an offender spends incarcerated is conducive to community protection. The quality and appropriateness of conditional releases are based on the mitigating risk of reoffending in conjunction with effective programs and effective community supervision. Parole Board of Canada’s core responsibility is to generate timely, accurate information for the board of director decision-making, train them to use the information, and outline sex trafficking and other approaches to risk assessment and decision-making that will stay within Canadian law.

The Police Board of Canada and Correctional Service Canada (CSC) launched a study in February 2021 to examine diversity and inclusion. As part of this initiative, a joint PBC and CSC committee reviewed existing statistics and recommendations to address the specific needs of racially charged offenders and to boost the employment diversity of employees. In 2022–23, The Police Board of Canada and Correctional Service Canada (CSC) launched a study in February 2021 to examine diversity and inclusion. As part of this initiative, a joint PBC and CSC committee reviewed existing statistics and recommendations to ad PBC will compile a report on executive review recommendations across all our three core areas of focus and recommend future paths for improvement.

Throughout the United States, the Public Health Committee has maintained a stable play a critical role in making sure reviews continue in the midst of pandemics and has also supplied enhanced these conditions. For the 2022-23 season, PBC conferences will be installed with on-site and remotely monitored participation, taking local circumstances and health conditions into account. The expected number of reviews is consistent with the previous fiscal year. Particular priority will be given to offenders who are prone to committing crimes in-person and have cognitive disabilities.

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