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  • Elizabeth Parkinson Receives the 2014 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award, November 13, 2014 (HTML)
  • Annual Report 2013-2014 October 8, 2014 (HTML) (PDF, 5mb)
    • News Release (HTML)
    • Backgrounder (HTML)
    • Presentation Deck (HTML)
    • Overcoming Barriers to Reintegration: An Investigation of Federal Community Correctional Centres - Final Report (HTML) (PDF, 711kb)
  • A Three Year Review of Federal Inmate Suicides (2011-2014) Final Report, September 10, 2014 (HTML) (PDF, 2mb)
  • Kent Investigation Follow Up, April 30, 2014
    • Letter to the Commissioner (HTML)
    • Response of the Correctional Service of Canada (HTML) (PDF, 208kb)
  • An Investigation of the Correctional Service of Canada’s Mortality Review Process, February 17, 2014 (HTML) (PDF, 365kb)
    • News Release (HTML)
    • Backgrounder (HTML)
  • Annual Report 2012-2013, November 26, 2013 (HTML) (PDF, 744 kb)
    • News Release (HTML)
    • Backgrounder (HTML)
    • Presentation Deck (HTML)
    • A Case Study of Diversity in Corrections: The Black Inmate Experience in Federal Penitentiaries Final Report (HTML) (PDF, 431kb)
  • Graham Stewart Receives the 2013 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award, October 24, 2013 (HTML)
  • Risky Business: An Investigation of the Treatment and Management of Chronic Self-Injury Among Federally Sentenced Women Final Report, September 30, 2013 (HTML) (PDF, 353kb)
  • 2011-2012 Departmental Performance Report (HTML) (PDF 304kb)

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The 2013-2014 Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator - October 8, 2014

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A Three Year Review of Federal Inmate Suicides (2011-2014) Final Report - September 10, 2014

Continue reading: A Three Year Review of Federal Inmate Suicides (2011-2014) Final Report - September 10, 2014

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An Investigation of the Correctional Service of Canada’s Mortality Review Process - February 17, 2014

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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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