Reactions to bills and draft regulations

The Québec Ombudsman is called on to give its opinion and make recommendations on bills before they are voted on in the National Assembly of Québec and on draft regulations before their passage by the government.

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  1. November 22 2017

    In a letter to Francine Charbonneau, Minister responsible for Seniors and Anti-Bullying, the Québec Ombudsman commented on the draft Regulation respecting the terms governing the use of monitoring mechanisms by a user sheltered in a facility maintained by an institution operating a residential and long-term care centre.

  2. October 24 2017

    The Québec Ombudsman presented a brief to the National Assembly’s Committee on Institutions concerning Bill 107 – Act to increase the jurisdiction and independence of the Anti-Corruption Commissioner and the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes to grant certain benefits to cooperating witnesses.

  3. September 14 2017

    In a letter to the Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, François Blais, the Québec Ombudsman conveyed its comments about the draft Regulation to amend the Individual and Family Assistance Regulation.

  4. September 8 2017

    In a letter to the Committee on Culture and Education, the Québec Ombudsman commented on Bill 144 – Act to amend the Education Act and other legislative provisions concerning mainly free educational services and compulsory school attendance.

  5. September 7 2017

    The Québec Ombudsman subscribes to the various objectives of the bill. In a letter to the Committee on Institutions, it nonetheless recommended an amendment to specify the type of identification that Québec police officers must carry in their relations with the public.

  6. September 6 2017

    In a letter to Hélène David, Minister responsible for Higher Education, the Québec Ombudsman conveyed its comments on the draft Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting financial assistance for education expenses.

  7. May 24 2017

    In a letter to the Committee on Health and Social Services, the Québec Ombudsman made an additional recommendation on Bill 130 – Act to amend certain provisions regarding the clinical organization and management of health and social services institutions.

  8. May 15 2017

    In a letter to the president of the Office des professions du Québec, the Québec Ombudsman made three recommendations concerning the processing of complaints regarding members of disciplinary councils other than chairs.

  9. February 9 2017

    In a letter to the Committee on Health and Social Services, the Québec Ombudsman commented on two aspects of Bill 130—the complaint examination system and the role of institutions in cases of confinement.

  10. February 7 2017

    In a letter to the Minister of Finance, the Québec Ombudsman proposes amendments to Bill 112 - Act to give effect mainly to fiscal measures announced in the Budget Speech delivered on 17 March 2016.

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