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Press releases

  1. June 13 2019

    In an investigation report released today, the Québec Ombudsman concludes that the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation (MAPAQ) committed serious violations in the way it handled a whistleblower’s disclosure of wrongdoing.

  2. May 1 2019
    General

    Fifty years ago today, the Québec Ombudsman appeared on the scene to ensure that people’s rights were upheld in interacting with Québec public services. Ever since, it has handled more than 850,000 requests.

  3. January 31 2019
    General

    In the wake of articles published this week concerning the firing of a whistleblower by the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret wishes to issue a reminder about the possible recourse for anyone who wants to make a disclosure and enjoy the Québec Ombudsman’s protection.

  4. November 29 2018
    Annual Reports

    In her 2017-2018 Annual Report, tabled at the National Assembly today, the Ombudsperson is critical that some Québec correctional facilities cram as many as three people into a cell meant for one detainee.

  5. November 29 2018
    Annual Reports

    When her 2017-2018 Annual Report was tabled in the National Assembly today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret expressed her concerns about the fact that, this year again, the main reason for substantiated complaints and reports about health and social services continued to be deficient service quality.

  6. November 29 2018
    Annual Reports

    In her 2017-2018 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret pinpointed several failings regarding the Act respecting administrative justice

  7. November 29 2018
    Annual Reports

    Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret tabled her 2017-2018 Annual Report in the National Assembly. In it, she weighs in on public services in Québec.

  8. November 26 2018
    General

    Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret will make the findings of the 2017-2018 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman public in the National Assembly of Québec on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

  9. November 14 2018
    General

    Fifty years ago, on November 14, 1968, Québec established an independent, neutral ombudsman with the passage of the Public Protector Act.

  10. October 24 2018
    Special Reports

    In an investigation report released today, the Québec Ombudsman concludes that the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur must do more to make good on its obligations towards Kativik School Board, in Nunavik.