March 3, 2022Special Reports
Student Financial Assistance: give better support to students by being transparent and truly listening
Today, Québec Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret released a special report on how the public student financial assistance system is managed. The report describes what needs to be done to correct the lack of transparency and listening.
November 23, 2021Special Reports
In May 2020, the Québec Ombudsman announced that it would conduct an investigation on how the COVID-19 crisis was handled in CHSLDs during the first wave of the pandemic—the most deadly and distres
October 28, 2021Special Reports
For access to public residential resources that respects the rights and needs of elderly people and of their families
Every year in Québec, more than 21,000 elderly people need a place in a public residential resource. The Québec Ombudsman investigated the rules and practices surrounding access to permanent residential resources. On October 28, 2021, it released a special report on the subject.
December 10, 2020Special Reports
As part of an investigation into the first wave of COVID-19 in CHSLDs, the Québec Ombudsman has published a Progress Report that gives the floor to those who experienced the crisis firsthand.
June 10, 2020Special Reports
On June 10, 2020, the Québec Ombudsman released an opinion on CHSLD lodging fees revealing significant disparities in how residents’ contribution is calculated. It made three recommendations to the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux.
February 27, 2020Special Reports
The Québec Ombudsman investigated into settlements between Revenu Québec and certain taxpayers. On February 27, 2020, it released its investigation report on the subject.
June 13, 2019Special Reports
Application of the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies: major violations by MAPAQ
In a special report, the Québec Ombudsman described numerous violations by the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation in applying the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies.
October 24, 2018Special Reports
In a special investigation report released on October 24, 2018, the Québec Ombudsman calls on the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur to do more to fulfil its obligations towards Kativik School Board, in Nunavik.
October 10, 2018Special Reports
Overly long wait times for contesting confinement for people unwillingly kept in a health institution
On October 10, 2018, the Québec Ombudsman released a special investigation report on the wait times for contesting confinement before the Tribunal administrative du Québec for people unwillingly kept in health institutions.