Browsing the Parole Board of Canada (PBC) web site is made easier by the use of the top and side navigation bars, which feature different items. Clicking over an item will bring you directly to its index.

To assist you in the use of the search engine please see the Search page for complete directions.

The Tool Bar

The first menu bar at the top of the page, the Common Menu Bar, is mandatory for all Government of Canada websites in correspondence with the norms set forth by the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada's Common Look and Feel Standards. It allows you to perform navigational tasks that are frequently necessary on all government sites, including:

  • Switching between the two official languages; in this case, from English to French.
  • Allowing you to Contact Us.
  • Providing Help by directing you back to this page.
  • Running a Search to locate a topic of interest.
  • Linking back to the Canada Home Page.

The Sidebar

Keep in mind that while visiting the Parole Board of Canada's web site, the sidebar is your key navigational tool. From the Home Page, it allows you to immediately uncover the site section that interests you and to link there. Once you are in a new section, it will adapt to the new topic, providing you with new hyperlinks related to your subject.

The hyperlinks on the sidebar provide quick access to information of specific interest, including:

The last section of the sidebar provides a series of links to popular resources such as:

Content Format

Most content is available in HTML format (like this page). Many documents are also available in their original format:

PDF - Text documents may be available as Portable Document Format (PDF). Portable Document Format (PDF) is a special document format from Adobe Systems, Inc. software company. To view PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Contact Us

If you are unable to locate the information you are looking for, please e-mail the Parole Board of Canada (PBC)at