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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. October 10 2018
    Special Reports

    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.

  9. May 30 2018
    Special Reports

    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.

  10. May 15 2018
    Special Reports

    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.