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  1. April 16 2021
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    On April 14, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson sent a brief to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment on Bill 88, Act to amend the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife and other legislative provisions.

  2. April 14 2021
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    On April 14, 2021, the Québec Ombudsperson presented a brief to the Committee on Health and Social Services on Bill 83, Act respecting mainly the health insurance plan and prescription drug insurance plan eligibility of certain children whose parents’ migratory status is precarious.

  3. April 12 2021
    Investigation result

    A citizen with multiple sclerosis received help from someone sent by her CLSC. One day, she learned that she no longer qualified even though her situation had not changed. She complained to the Québec Ombudsman.

  4. April 7 2021
    Useful tip

    Whether your child is a minor or an adult, there are various tax credits and measures for you.

  5. April 1 2021
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    In a letter to the Committee on Citizen Relations, the Québec Ombudsperson commented on Bill 79, Act to authorize the communication of personal information to the families of Indigenous children who went missing or died after being admitted to an institution.

  6. March 29 2021
    Investigation result

    Fifteen years after giving birth, a mother applied for a pension for her child born as the result of sexual assault. The Direction de l’indemnisation des victimes d’actes criminels agreed to issue backdated compensation, but only covering three years. The woman complained to the Québec Ombudsman.

  7. March 24 2021
    Useful tip

    March 24 is Whistleblower Awareness Day. Here’s how to speak out against a breach of public integrity.

  8. March 18 2021
    News

    On March 18, 2021, the Québec Ombudsman released a new public integrity investigation conclusion.

  9. March 15 2021
    Investigation result

    A person felt that he/she had witnessed gross mismanagement within a college. The person complained to the Québec Ombudsman.

  10. March 11 2021
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    In a letter to the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain, the Québec Ombudsperson commented on Bill 85, Act to facilitate the conduct of the 7 November 2021 municipal general election in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.