Speeches | Protecteur du Citoyen


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. October 19 2018

    Speech by Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret at the annual convention of the Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) held on October 19, 2018.

  2. March 7 2018

    Speech by the Ombudsperson for the Pour le mieux-être des aînés symposium on March 7, 2018.

  3. January 16 2018

    Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret before the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain for the consultations on Bill 155 – Act to amend various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs and the Société d’habitation du Québec.

  4. October 24 2017

    Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret before the Committee on Institutions for the special consultations and public hearings on Bill 107 - Act to increase the jurisdiction and independence of the Anti-Corruption Commissioner and the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes and expand the power of the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions to grant certain benefits to cooperating witnesses.

  5. September 28 2017

    Ombudsperson, Marie Rinfret, when tabling of the 2016-2017 Annual Report on September 28, 2017.

  6. January 17 2017

    Speech of the Acting Ombudsman, Mr. Claude Dussault, at the parliamentary committee before the Committee on Citizen Relations on Bill 115 — Act to combat maltreatment of seniors and other persons of full age in vulnerable situations.

  7. September 29 2016
    Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, when tabling of the 2015-2016 Annual Report on September 29, 2016.
  8. August 23 2016

    Notes for the Ombudsperson's, on August, 23, 2016, before the Committee on Institutions concerning Bill 98, an Act to amend various legislation mainly with respect to admission to professions and the governance of the professional system.

  9. May 10 2016

    Notes for the Ombudsperson's hearing, on May 10, 2016, before the Committee on Health and Social services, on Bill 92 - An Act to extend the powers of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec and to amend various legislative provisions.

  10. 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.