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  1. March 10 2015
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    The Québec Ombudsman welcomes the draft regulation, which provides for the establishment of mandatory mediation for the recovery of small claims arising out of consumer contracts in Gatineau and Terrebonne for a three-year period.

  2. November 7 2014
    Special report

    The Québec Ombudsman recommends that all children 6 to 16 years old living in Québec have access to public education, regardless of their or their parents' immigration status.

  3. October 27 2014
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    The Québec Ombudsman presented its brief on Bill 10 – Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies, to the Committee on Health and Social Services.

  4. October 24 2014
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    The Québec Ombudsman supports the draft regulation to replace the Regulation respecting immigration consultants.

  5. October 15 2014
    News

    Taking part in the forum on the status of mental health rights in Gaspé and the Magdalen Islands, Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain issued a reminder that upholding the rights of people grappling with mental illness is a major issue.
    In recent years, the Québec Ombudsman has never failed to sound the alarm regularly, whether by making recommendations after conducting investigations or by producing reports on this subject.

  6. September 3 2014
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    The Québec Ombudsman is responding to this draft Regulation, which provides that applications for a Québec selection certificate as a skilled worker must be filed by Internet from now on.

  7. July 7 2014
    News

    From July 7 to 10, the Québec Ombudsman will play host to two delegations from the Ombudsman of the Republic of Djibouti and the Office of the Ombudsman of Haiti. The guests will attend various training sessions and discuss the functions and responsibilities of ombudsman institutions.
    The Ombudsman of the Republic of Djibouti, Souleiman Miyir Ali, and Jude Jean Pierre, Atty., the promotional director of the Office of the Ombudsman of Haiti, will lead their respective delegations.

  8. June 25 2014
    News

    It is with resolute determination and profound sadness that three international ombudsman's associations and the Conseil International Permanent sur la Prévention et la Médiation des Conflits et des Guerres (CIPM) unite in deploring the abduction and detention of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls which occurred more than two months ago.

  9. June 10 2014
    Reaction to bills and draft regulations

    The Québec Ombudsman presented its recommendations to the Committee on Citizen Relations regarding Bill 2, An Act to amend the Educational Childcare Act.

  10. June 9 2014
    Intervention report

    The Québec Ombudsman concludes that MUHC’s admission of a Kuwaiti foreign national for healthcare in December 2011 occurred outside normal channels and without government supervision.