- February 9 2016News
Appearing on February 9, 2016, before the Committee on Labour and the Economy concerning Bill 70 – An Act to allow a better match between training and jobs and to facilitate labour market entry, Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain said that she subscribes to the goals of the Bill but pointed out that she has serious reservations about how the Aim for Employment Program would be applied.
- February 9 2016News
“If the goal of the future Act is to make the disclosure of wrongdoings easier and to establish a system for protecting against reprisals, it will also enable swift action upstream to prevent wrongdoings, in the public interest.” This is how Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain sees it. On February 9, 2016, she presented a brief on Bill 87, An Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings within public bodies.
- January 15 2015News
Today the Québec Ombudsman tabled its brief on Bill 27 – Act respecting the optimization of subsidized educational childcare services, with the Committee on Citizen Relations.
- October 27 2014News
Today 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...
- February 19 2014News
February 19, the Québec Ombudsman presented its brief to the Committee on Health and Social Services on the living conditions of adults accommodated in these institutions.
- November 12 2013News
In its brief presented to the parliamentary committee, The Québec Ombudsman recognizes the need for extensive reform in long-term home support services, to take demographic and budgetary realities into account.
- September 24 2013News
During this morning’s special consultations on the bill respecting end-of-life care, the Ombudsperson, Raymonde Saint-Germain, expressed her agreement with its principles and provisions, subject to certain recommendations.
- May 23 2013News
The Québec Ombudsman has expressed its satisfaction with changes proposed by the Minister of Justice in Bill 35, concerning new powers granted to the Directeur de l’état civil with regard to delivering sex change certificates and death certificates.
- March 12 2013News
Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain gave her general approval to Bill 12, which, in her estimation, "strikes a balance between the public interest and respect of the rights of all involved."
- May 22 2012News
Québec, May 22, 2012 At the invitation of the Committee on Institutions, Raymonde Saint-Germain, Ombudsperson, presented a brief today on Bill 64, which establishes the Service administratif de révision des pensions alimentaires pour enfants (SARPA).
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