- January 31 2019News
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.
- November 26 2018News
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.
- November 14 2018News
Fifty years ago, on November 14, 1968, Québec established an independent, neutral ombudsman with the passage of the Public Protector Act.
- February 13 2018News
Further to a request to the Québec Ombudsman by the Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ), the Fédération de la Santé du Québec (FSQ-CSQ) and the Association des retraitées et retraités de l’éducation et les autres services publics du Québec (AREQ-CSQ), Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret reiterated the role of the institution.
- May 1 2017News
The Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies, which comes into force today, makes it possible for anyone to disclose a wrongdoing involving a public body to the Québec Ombudsman with complete confidence and confidentiality.
- December 19 2016News
Dans le contexte de la mise en vigueur de la Loi facilitant la divulgation d’actes répréhensibles à l’égard des organismes publics, le Protecteur du citoyen recherche une directrice ou un directeur des enquêtes sur les divulgations en matière d’intégrité publique.
- December 12 2016News
The Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies was passed today in the National Assembly. The Québec Ombudsman will be given the mandate to handle the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to any public body subject to the Act.
- June 5 2015News
The Québec Ombudsman wishes to clarify certain points further to a question raised in the National Assembly earlier today on the right of people living in residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs) to install surveillance devices in their private rooms.
- November 18 2013News
The Québec Ombudsman today announced the launch of its Facebook and Google + pages and its Twitter account.
- September 25 2013News
While recognizing the close cooperation offered by public services to correct the shortcomings and mistakes that the institution found during the course of the year, the Québec Ombudsman notes that the gap between stated services...
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