Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

October 01, 2009 15:52 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Change of Command Ceremony at Riverbend Institution

PRINCE ALBERT, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2009) - As part of the Correctional Service of Canada's (CSC) 30th anniversary celebrations, CSC is placing a renewed focus on pride and tradition, including the reintroduction of the Change of Command Ceremony which allows staff to witness the passing of responsibility from one leader to another.

A Change of Command Ceremony will take place on October 1, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Riverbend Institution. This occasion will mark the change in command from the outgoing Warden Dave Pelham to the incoming Warden Mary-Lou Thevenot.

This ceremony acknowledges the importance of the leader and the responsibilities associated with the role of warden. It is an opportunity to celebrate CSC's traditions and reaffirms the incoming leader's commitment to enhancing public safety results for Canadians.

Contact Information

  • Correctional Service of Canada
    Riverbend Institution
    Rochelle Swank
    (306) 765-8200