Commission of Inquiry on
Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals, Hon. Jules Deschenes, Commissioner, Ottawa, Canada, December 30, 1986
The Deschênes Commission, officially known as the Commission of Inquiry on War Criminals in Canada, was established by the Canadian government in February 1985 to investigate claims that Canada had become a haven for Nazi war criminals. The commission was headed by retired Quebec Superior Court judge Jules Deschênes and delivered its report in December 1986, after almost two years of hearings.