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Important Notice

January 12, 2021

The Ontario Parole Board continues to provide services to the public. All in-person service counters are closed until further notice. Use email if possible, to contact our boards and tribunals. Learn more about our COVID-19 operations.

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About the OPB


The Ontario Parole Board (OPB) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency. It is one of five tribunals in the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario (SLASTO) cluster.

The OPB makes parole decisions for applicants serving a sentence of less than two years in a provincial correctional institution. The OPB also decides applications for temporary absences from a correctional institution for greater than 72 hours.

Latest News


OPB | September 28, 2020
Statement on Associate Chair Appointment to the Ontario Parole Board

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario, issued the following statement on the Associate Chair appointment to the Ontario Parole Board:

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Chapelle …

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