Special reports

The Québec Ombudsman may decide on its own initiative to conduct investigations concerning government departments and agencies when it sees widespread harmful situations. In such cases, our interventions have a collective impact and often make it possible to solve a problem that affects a number of people or groups of citizens and to prevent recurrence.

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  1. February 18 2011

    The Québec Ombudsperson has made recommendations to the Minister of Health and Social Services, aimed at correcting a number of problems with the implementation of an Act that is applicable in certain exceptional circumstances only. During the Québec Ombudsman's investigations, some significant disparities were observed in the way the Act is applied in different institutions and regions, and by different people involved in the process.

  2. February 16 2010

    Québec Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain published her report concerning The Québec Investigative Procedure for Incidents Involving Police Officers.

  3. February 16 2010

    Québec Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain published her report concerning The Québec Investigative Procedure for Incidents Involving Police Officers.

  4. October 8 2009

    The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, the Ministère de la Famille et des Aînés, the Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport, and the Office des personnes handicapées du Québec have agreed to implement the recommendations issued in the Québec Ombudsman's report on government services for children with pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs).

  5. June 2 2009

    In the report, the Québec Ombudsman makes 13 recommendations, 12 of which are aimed at the Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation, to improve its prevention mechanisms, intervention plans and management of foodborne illnesses.

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