Speeches

The Ombudsman is often asked to speak at conventions, symposiums and other similar events. 

Here is a sample of the speeches given on various topics—such as the quality of public services, eldercare and care for people with mental disorders, or independent police investigations—by Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain or by the Deputy Ombudspersons.

  1. February 18 2016
    News conference by Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain: tabling of the special report on detention conditions, administration of justice and crime prevention in Nunavik.
  2. February 16 2016
    Notes for the Ombudsperson's second hearing, on February 16, 2016, before the Committee on Public Finance, on Bill 87 - An Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings within public bodies.
  3. February 9 2016
    Notes for the Ombudsperson's hearing before the Committee on Public Finance, on Bill 87 - An Act to allow a better match between training and jobs and to facilitate labour market entry.
  4. February 9 2016
    Notes for the Ombudsperson's first hearing, on February 9, 2016, before the Committee on Public Finance, on Bill 87 - An Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings within public bodies.
  5. September 17 2015
    Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, when tabling of the 2014-2015 Annual Report on September 17, 2015.
  6. May 5 2015
    This morning, Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain was at the opening of Annual Mental Health Days 2015 as a guest speaker.
  7. January 15 2015
    Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, before the Committee on Citizen Relations, on Bill 27 - An Act respecting the optimization of subsidized educational childcare services.
  8. October 27 2014
    Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, before the Committee on Health and Social Services on Bill 10 - An Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies.
  9. October 15 2014
    Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, at the forum on the status of mental health rights in Gaspé and the Magdalen Islands.
  10. September 17 2014
    The 2013-2014 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman is being tabled at a time when a difficult, but nonetheless unavoidable, task of budget recovery is taking shape. In this context, it seems important to recall certain of the principles and criteria that must be part and parcel of the examination of public services and social programs underway.
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