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. 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.

  2. October 15 2014

    Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, at the forum on the status of mental health rights in Gaspé and the Magdalen Islands.

  3. 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.

  4. September 9 2014

    Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain before the Committee on Institutions.

  5. June 2 2014

    Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint Germain at the annual congress of the Conseil pour la protection des malades in Laval.

  6. May 9 2014

    Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain, honorary president of the 2014 symposium of the Québec Society of Comparative Law in Montréal.

  7. February 27 2014

    Deputy Ombudsperson Marc-André Dowd at the Forum du collectif Action Autonomie de Montréal : Control measures in psychiatric environment and human rights.

  8. February 19 2014

    Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain before the Commission de la santé et des services sociaux during the special consultations and public hearings on the living conditions of adults housed in CHSLDs.