Useful tips

  1. April 15, 2015
    Do you get your drinking water from a private waterworks system? If you do, does the operator have the required permit?
  2. April 1, 2015
    In Québec, some 60,000 people get their drinking water from a private waterworks system. Are you one of them?
  3. March 18, 2015
    With or without a permit, legal or illegal—how do we find our way through the maze of childcare services in Québec?
  4. March 4, 2015
    Like to head down south to escape the winter? Be careful—SAAQ and RAMQ take the time you’re gone into account…
  5. February 18, 2015
    All home childcare services are subject to a rule whereby the occupants of the house who are 18 years old and over must provide an “attestation establishing that no impediment exists.” A police investigation is required that can...
  6. February 4, 2015
    Many users can’t make sense of which medical clinic services are free and which are billable.
  7. January 21, 2015
    In applying for social assistance, you can get a Department employee to help you.
  8. January 8, 2015
    If a government department or agency advises you that it has turned down your application for service, compensation, a subsidy or financial assistance, make sure you get an answer in writing.
  9. December 17, 2014
    Can the Québec Ombudsman help you if you want to complain about services in your municipality?
  10. December 3, 2014
    The QPIP has overpaid you, you point out the mistake, and you’re told that you were entitled to that amount. Should you rest easy?
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