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  • Appointment of Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator of Canada January 2, 2018 (HTML)
  • Rick Sauvé Receives the 2017 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award December 12, 2017 (HTML)
  • 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)
  • Statement from the Correctional Investigator on Release of Special Report to Parliament May 2, 2017 (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

Rick Sauvé Receives the 2017 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award - December 12, 2017

Rick Sauvé Receives the 2017 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award - December 12, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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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