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.
Reactions to bills and draft regulations
September 6, 2017Bills and legislation
May 24, 2017Bills and legislation
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.
May 15, 2017Bills and legislation
Draft regulation – Code of ethics applicable to members of disciplinary councils of professional orders
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.
February 9, 2017Bills and legislation
Bill 130 – An Act to amend certain provisions regarding the clinical organization and management of health and social services institutions
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.
February 7, 2017Bills and legislation
Bill 112 – Act to give effect mainly to fiscal measures announced in the Budget Speech delivered on 17 March 2016
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.
January 17, 2017Bills and legislation
Bill 115 – Act to combat maltreatment of seniors and other persons of full age in vulnerable situations
The Québec Ombudsman endorses the spirit of Bill 115, but it feels that the Bill is imprecise at times and needs certain improvements if it is to fully achieve its objectives.
November 24, 2016Bills and legislation
Bill 113 – Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and the disclosure of information
In a letter to the Committee on Institutions, the Québec Ombudsman said that it welcomed the amendments proposed in Bill 113 regarding adoption and the disclosure of information.
November 23, 2016Bills and legislation
The Québec Ombudsman conveyed its comments on Bill 102 to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment.
November 9, 2016Bills and legislation
Draft Regulation abolishing accessory costs related to the provision of insured services and governing transportation costs for biological samples
The Québec Ombudsman sent a letter to the Minister of Health and Social Services regarding the Draft Regulation.
October 11, 2016Bills and legislation
The Québec Ombudsman subscribes to the draft Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the reimbursement of certain expenses to accident victims. However, it issued a recommendation in order to prevent any potential risk of gradual and implicit devaluation of citizens’ coverage.