- January 30 2018Reaction to bills and draft regulations
In a letter to the Committee on Public Finance, the Québec Ombudsman made recommendations on certain specific aspects of Bill 150 – Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speeches of 17 March 2016 and 28 March 2017.
- January 29 2018Investigation result
A man felt that he would have been able to better manage his anxiety if he had been given more information about the magnetic resonance imaging scan he was about to have. He complained to the Québec Ombudsman.
- January 24 2018Useful tip
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- January 22 2018Investigation result
A woman applied for advance payments of the tax credit for childcare expenses. A few weeks later, she had to pay daycare but she had not yet gotten an answer from Revenu Québec. She complained to the Québec Ombudsman.
- January 18 2018Reaction to bills and draft regulations
In a letter to the Committee on Health and Social Services, the Québec Ombudsman commented on a specific aspect of Bill 157 – Act to constitute the Société québécoise du cannabis, to enact the Cannabis Regulation Act and to amend various highway safety-related provisions.
- January 16 2018Reaction to bills and draft regulations
Within the framework of the consultations on Bill 155 – An Act to amend various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs and the Société d’habitation du Québec, the Québec Ombudsman presented a brief to the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain concerning municipal bodies being subject to the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies.
- January 15 2018Investigation result
A student wanted the income of her mother with whom she had very little contact to be disregarded in calculating her financial assistance. Her request was denied and she complained to the Québec Ombudsman.
- January 10 2018Useful tip
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- January 8 2018Investigation result
An elderly man, taken to Emergency by ambulance due to difficulty moving, waits several hours before seeing a doctor. He complains to the Québec Ombudsman.
- December 19 2017Special report
On December 19, 2017, the Québec Ombudsman released an opinion on the necessity of eliminating any prescription period (period after which a person may no longer institute proceedings) for civil actions in case of sexual assault, violence suffered during childhood, or violence by a spouse or an ex-spouse.