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  • Annual Report 2016-2017 October 31, 2017 (HTML) (PDF, 4mb)
  • Missed Opportunities: The Experience of Young Adults Incarcerated in Federal Penitentiaries - Final Report October 3, 2017 (HTML) (PDF, 3mb)
  • Current Opportunity - Correctional Investigator, Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada

    Further details can be found at Appointment Opportunity on the Governor in Council (GIC) Appointments Website May 16, 2017
  • Statement from the Correctional Investigator on Release of Special Report to Parliament May 2, 2017 (HTML)
  • Statement by Howard Sapers on Appointment of New Correctional Investigator December 30, 2016 (HTML)
  • Appointment of Ivan Zinger as acting Correctional Investigator of Canada December 22, 2016 (HTML)
  • Elizabeth White, Executive Director, St. Leonard’s Society of Canada, Receives the 2016 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award December 6, 2016 (HTML)
  • 2015-16 Departmental Performance Report November 21, 2016 (HTML) (PDF, 324kb)
  • In the Dark: An Investigation of Death in Custody Information Sharing and Disclosure Practices in Federal Corrections - Final Report August 2, 2016 (HTML) (PDF, 700kb)
  • 2016-17 Report on Plans and Priorities March 7, 2016 (HTML) (PDF,  538kb)

Recent Parliamentary Appearances

Highlights

Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator 2016-2017

The Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator 2016-2017 - October 31, 2017

Continue reading: The 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator - October 31, 2017

Special Report to Parliament – Fatal Response: An Investigation into the Preventable Death of Matthew Ryan Hines - Final Report cover

Missed Opportunities: The Experience of Young Adults Incarcerated in Federal Penitentiaries - Final Report

Continue reading: Missed Opportunities: The Experience of Young Adults Incarcerated in Federal Penitentiaries - Final Report

Special Report to Parliament – Fatal Response: An Investigation into the Preventable Death of Matthew Ryan Hines - Final Report cover

Special Report to Parliament – Fatal Response: An Investigation into the Preventable Death of Matthew Ryan Hines

Continue reading: Special Report to Parliament – Fatal Response: An Investigation into the Preventable Death of Matthew Ryan Hines

Appointment of Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator of Canada.  Biography and photo of Dr. Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator.

Appointment of Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator of Canada. Biography and photo of Dr. Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investigator.

Continue reading: Appointment of Ivan Zinger as acting Correctional Investigator of Canada - December 22, 2016

In the Dark: An Investigation of Death in Custody Information Sharing and Disclosure Practices in Federal Corrections - Final Report - August 2, 2016

In the Dark: An Investigation of Death in Custody Information Sharing and Disclosure Practices in Federal Corrections - Final Report - August 2, 2016

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Mission Statement

As the ombudsman for federally sentenced offenders, the Office of the Correctional Investigator serves Canadians and contributes to safe, lawful and humane corrections through independent oversight of the Correctional Service of Canada by providing accessible, impartial and timely investigation of individual and systemic concerns.

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