Appointment of Ivan Zinger as acting Correctional Investigator of Canada

Appointment of Ivan Zinger as acting Correctional Investigator of Canada

January 20, 2017

Dr. Ivan Zinger has been appointed as the Acting Correctional Investigator of Canada. The duration of this appointment is for a term of one year or until such time that a new Correctional Investigator is appointed.

Dr. Zinger replaces Mr. Howard Sapers, who was appointed Independent Advisor on Corrections Reform to the Ontario provincial government.  Mr. Sapers had previously served as the Correctional Investigator, who functions as the Ombudsman for federally sentenced offenders, from April 2004 to December 2016.

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