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.
The Québec Ombudsman subscribes to the objectives of the draft Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the selection of foreign nationals, in particular, countering certain abusive applications of the current Regulation and relaxing the requirements for the issuance of Québec certificates of acceptance or selection.
The Québec Ombudsman presented its brief on Bill 10 – Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies, to the Committee on Health and Social Services.
The Québec Ombudsman endorses the draft Regulation respecting the selection and the training of investigators of the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI), and feels that it is crucial that the Bureau be established as soon as possible.
The Québec Ombudsman underscores the Conseil du Trésor's efforts to streamline access to public service jobs by making it possible for candidates to apply at any time as part of the qualification process.