Ottawa, Ontario - July 27, 2018

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following change in the senior ranks of the Public Service:

Anne Kelly, currently Interim Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, becomes Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, effective July 30, 2018. Ms. Kelly was chosen through an open, transparent, and merit-based appointment process.

The Prime Minister took the opportunity to congratulate Don Head, former Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, on his retirement from the Public Service following an exceptional career. Mr. Head served Canadians with dedication, integrity, and excellence for 40 years in correctional services.

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