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  1. February 9 2016
    Bills and legislation

    “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.

  2. December 1 2015
    Special Reports

    In a report on the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) released today, the Québec Ombudsman calls attention to waiting periods of more than two years on average (results from a sample of 63 files handled by the SAAQ between 2012 and 2014) before the homes of severely injured persons are adapted to these people’s new condition.

  3. September 17 2015
    Annual Reports

    The 2014-2015 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman was tabled today in the National Assembly.

  4. September 17 2015
    Annual Reports

    This year, in its capacity as Québec’s Correctional Ombudsman, the Québec Ombudsman once more noted problems with prison overcrowding and the many resulting transfers.

  5. September 17 2015
    Annual Reports

    In 2014-2015, the number of complaints and reports the Québec Ombudsman received concerning health and social services increased by 10.6%. The percentage of substantiated complaints and reports was 40.3%, up slightly (1.8 percentage points) from last year’s figures.

  6. September 17 2015
    Annual Reports

    Today, Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain presented the findings and recommendations from the 2014-2015 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman.

  7. June 5 2015

    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.

  8. April 28 2015
    Special Reports

    In a report released on April 28, 2015, the Québec Ombudsman presented its recommendations concerning supervision and follow-up of the learning of children homeschooled by their parents.

  9. March 24 2015
    Special Reports

    The Québec Ombudsman released an investigation report on its findings and recommendations concerning the health services and social services provided to children with an intellectual disability or an autism spectrum disorder.

  10. February 24 2015
    Special Reports

    The Québec Ombudsman exhorts the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques to exercise greater control of private waterworks systems and better management when non-compliance persists.