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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.

  1. April 14 2021

    For the special consultations and public hearings on Bill 83, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret addressed the Committee on Health and Social Services on April 14, 2021.

  2. April 1 2021

    On April 1, 2021, during the special consultations and public hearings on Bill 79, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret addressed the Committee on Citizen Relations.

  3. December 10 2020

    On December 10, 2020, as part of the Québec Ombudsman’s investigation into the handling of the first wave of COVID-19 in Québec CHSLDs, the Québec Ombudsperson released a Progress Report which gives the floor to people who experienced the crisis firsthand. Here is the speech she gave at the virtual news conference.

  4. September 30 2020

    On September 29, 2020, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret gave this speech to the Committee on Citizen Relations as part of the consultations on Bill 56.

  5. September 24 2020

    Ombudsperson, Marie Rinfret, when tabling of the 2019-2020 Annual Report on September 24, 2020.

  6. August 26 2020

    Speech about Bill 45 by Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret on August 26, 2020, before the Committee on Institutions.

  7. June 9 2020

    Speech by the Ombudsperson on June 9, 2020, before the Committee on Public Finance as part of the special consultations and public hearings concerning Bill 61.

  8. February 18 2020

    Speech by the Ombudsperson on February 18, 2020, before the Committee on Health and Social Services as part of the special consultations and public hearings concerning Bill 52.

  9. December 5 2019

    Speech by Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret on December 5, 2019, at the public hearings of the Laurent Commission (Special Committee on the Rights of the Child and Youth Protection)

  10. November 28 2019

    Speech on the theme of recent developments in health law delivered on November 28, 2019, by Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret at a symposium organized by the Barreau du Québec’s continuing education section.