Office of the Correctional Investigator: Annual Report 2017-18

The 45th Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator (2017-18) was tabled October 30, 2018 before Parliament and is now available at

The 2017-18 Annual Report makes 21 recommendations and includes a review of the December 2016 deadly riot at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. As a special focus of this year’s report, the Saskatchewan Penitentiary investigation raises serious concerns about the appropriateness and adequacy of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) investigating itself in the aftermath of a serious incident.

Enclosed please find a press release and backgrounder. Additional information is also available on our website.

Annual Report 2017-2018 (HTML) (PDF, 3 mb)

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