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  1. September 30 2019
    General

    The report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec was released by Commissioner Jacques Viens. The Québec Ombudsman is attentive to this report and the calls to action it contains.

  2. September 26 2019
    Annual Reports

    Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret tabled her 2018-2019 Annual Report at the National Assembly. The report presents her findings concerning the quality and integrity of Québec public services.

  3. September 26 2019
    Annual Reports

    In her 2018-2019 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret pinpoints the main failings of the public services of the Government of Québec noted during investigations by her institution.

  4. September 26 2019
    Annual Reports

    In her 2018-2019 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret presents the main shortcomings seen in the health and social services network. These flaws mean that people are deprived of the services to which they have a right.

  5. September 26 2019
    Annual Reports

    In her 2018-2019 Annual Report tabled today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret is critical that correctional facilities use solitary confinement of detainees too often, for long periods and without specific guidelines or instructions.

  6. September 26 2019
    Annual Reports

    In her 2018-2019 Annual Report released today, Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret takes stock of the Québec Ombudsman’s public integrity achievements.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.