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Correspondence October 2015

Please carefully read the following information concerning the language training standing offers.

National Capital Region (NCR)

1. Canada School of Public Services Generic Mailboxes

Please note that both Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) generic mailboxes are temporarily out of use due to the migration to If you wish to contact the CSPS Quality Assurance unit (, you can write to Ludmila Kefalova at or to David Forget at If you want to communicate with the Learning Plans unit (Language learning / apprentissage linguistique (, you can write to Lise Caron at for language learning plan requests or to Frédéric Massé at for information on CSPS services.

We will inform you as soon as the generic mailboxes are back in use.

Thank you for your understanding.

2. Training Schedules for group sessions

Find below the new dates that will be added to the training schedules on the PWGSC Language Training Web site.

Stream 1

Short Program

Session 19: From July 4 to September 2, 2016
Session 20: From September 6 to November 4, 2016
Session 21: From November 7, 2016 to January 13, 2017
Session 22: From January 16 to March 17, 2017
Session 23: From March 20 to May 19, 2017

Stream 2

Session 15: From March 6 to May 26, 2017

Streams 3 and 5

Session 13: From July 4 to September 23, 2016
Session 14: From September 26 to December 16, 2016
Session 15: From January 3 to March 24, 2017
Session 16: From April 10 to June 30, 2017

For streams 3C, 3D and 5 only as these SOs end on Sept. 30, 2017

Session 17: From July 4 to September 22, 2017
Session 18: From September 25 to December 15, 2017

Western region

3. New Standing Offers Authority

The Standing Offers Authority has been changed as follows:

  • Western Region (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

    PWGSC (SO Authority): Bill Perkins, 204-229-0634,