- December 10 2020News
Today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret released her Progress Report on the government’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis in public and private CHSLDs during the first wave of the pandemic. The report is part of its impartial and independent investigation that will wrap up in the fall of 2021.
- October 24 2018News
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.
- October 10 2018News
Further to a Court of Québec order, a health institution may confine persons whose mental health presents a danger to themselves or to others against their will. These people may contest confinement before the Tribunal administratif du Québec (TAQ). However, given TAQ’s long processing times for this kind of motion, this form of recourse often remains purely theoretical. Today the Québec Ombudsman released an investigation report on this subject.
- May 30 2018News
In an investigation report released today, the Québec Ombudsman shed light on the situation of children who do not qualify for the Québec Health Insurance Plan because their parents have a precarious migratory status.
- May 15 2018News
In an investigation report produced further to complaints and reports, the Québec Ombudsman describes certain flaws in the system established in 2016 by the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux to promote access to a family doctor.
- April 18 2018News
In a report released today, the Québec Ombudsman criticized the lack of consistency in the billing for hospital rooms.
- March 21 2018News
Today the Québec Ombudsman released an investigation report on the consequences of the rise in intermittent sentences in Québec’s correctional facilities.
- December 19 2017News
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.
- October 31 2017News
On October 31, 2017, the Québec Ombudsman released a report on school boards’ and schools’ complaint handling procedure.
- September 15 2016News
Today the Québec Ombudsman released an investigation report presenting its findings and recommendations concerning the public compensation system for crime victims (IVAC).