The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, congratulated Joe Friday on his reappointment as Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada, for a term of 18 months, on March 24, 2022. Upon Friday’s nomination for reappointment, Prime Minister Trudeau said “Over the past seven years, Mr. Friday has worked in an independent and objective manner to support accountability across the federal public sector. I thank him for his commitment to this office in service of Canadians and I am pleased to nominate him for reappointment for a term of 18 months.”
The Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada works to strengthen accountability and oversight of government operations. This includes investigating wrongdoing in the federal public sector and helping protect whistleblowers and those who participate in investigations from reprisal.
Mr. Friday was first appointed to this role in 2015. Working in the federal public service since 1992, he joined the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada in 2008 as General Counsel and was Deputy Commissioner from 2011 until his appointment as Commissioner.
Congratulations to Commissioner Friday on his reappointment!