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The Québec Ombudsman

Contact us by phone

1-800-463-5070

Monday to Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Common complaints

"My neighbour is a polluter and the Department in charge of the file isn’t doing anything about it."

 

Other examples of inadequate services

"Retraite Québec gave me insufficient information about my pension assessment."

 

Other examples of incomplete information

"The CNESST has refused to reimburse for the cost of my medication."

 

Other examples of financial damage

"I waited more than 10 hours at the emergency room even though my condition was serious."

 

Other examples of wait times

"I want to sponsor an immigrant to make it easier for him to enter Québec, but the Ministère de l’Immigration won’t allow me to."

 

Other examples of infringement of rights

Frequently Asked Questions

All frequently asked questions

Yes. We handle complaints concerning the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail.

No. The Québec Ombudsman is not empowered to do so.

No. The Québec Ombudsman has no jurisdiction in that area.

Yes. We act throughout the province, even if our offices are located in Québec City and Montréal.

News

All news

November 23 2020
Investigation result

A hospitalized person said that she had been assaulted by another service user. Feeling that she should have been better protected, she complained to the Québec Ombudsman.

November 18 2020
Useful tip

Québec’s health insurance card is required everywhere where care covered by the public plan is provided. Presenting a valid card is the only way of being sure that you do not have to pay out of pocket on the spot.