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Monthly Virtual Coffee Chat for Members – Next Date: May 18, 2022

Mark your calendars for FCO’s monthly get together. Join fellow FCO Members and Directors the third Wednesday of each month for a virtual get together/coffee. An opportunity for Members to stay connected, share ideas and solicit feedback from colleagues on topics of concern. NEXT CHAT: Wednesday May 18, 2022 at…

Maureen Helt appointed as new ombudsperson for students at Ryerson

Maureen Helt of the Office of the Ombudsperson works with students to seek fair resolutions to issues, concerns and conflicts at the university. Ryerson University is pleased to welcome Maureen Helt as the new Ombudsperson in the Office of the Ombudsperson as of January 18, 2022. Helt has more than 25 years…

Leveraging the Venice Principles and UN Resolution to promote and protect Ombudsman organizations

Virtual discussion, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. EST Would you like to see your mandate enhanced, your legislative authority clarified, or your funding more secure? Would you like to build a persuasive case for strengthening and improving the legislative foundations of your organization? Do you lack the resources…

The Canadian Council of Parliamentary Ombudsman welcomes Prince Edward Island’s first Ombudsperson

PEI becomes the latest province to appoint an independent officer responsible for ensuring fairness and providing a safe avenue for whistleblower complaints in the public service. Next week, Sandy Hermiston will become the province’s first Ombudsperson and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner. The Canadian Council of Parliamentary Ombudsman (CCPO) warmly welcomes…

Intake Analyst – Fair Practices Commission (Ontario)

The Fair Practices Commission is currently seeking an Intake Analyst.  Below are the details of the vacant position as well as a document you can download. The document is in English only as this is primarily an English speaking position. Closing date: Monday, January 31, 2022 The Fair Practices Commission…

2020 Annual Reports – Gatineau Ombudsman

The following Annual Reports were submitted to the City of Gatineau by Ombudsman Maryline Caron to the City of Gatineau: 2020 Annual Report: À votre service pour l’équité (in French only), submitted June 22, 2021 2019 Annual Report: Un nouveau modèle au service des citoyennes et des citoyens (in French…

Manager, Intake and Early Resolution – BC Ombudsperson

Closing date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm Are you a leader committed to ensuring fair treatment of British Columbians? Are you ready to take initiative and work collaboratively to resolve complaints? If so, apply your skills as Manager, Intake and Early Resolution, with the Office of the Ombudsperson!…

Manager of Investigations – BC Ombudsperson

Make a difference for the people of B.C. in a highly supportive and progressive environment! Reporting to the Executive Director of Intake and Investigations, the Manager of Investigations leads and manages a team of up to eight Ombudsperson Officers employed as excluded managers under the Public Service Act, ensuring that investigations…

The Osgoode/FCO Certificate – Essentials for Ombuds (February 2022)

The Essentials for Ombuds is a five-day intensive training collaboration between the Forum of Canadian Ombudsman and Osgoode Professional Development. Program Dates: February 7-11, 2022 (Online/Live) The authoritative course for today’s Ombuds and similar investigating and dispute resolution roles. Now in its tenth year, this unique program, both comprehensive and…

Ombuds – Indigenous Services Canada, Gatineau (Québec)

Reporting directly to the Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), the Ombuds is accountable for providing national leadership for the establishment and ongoing development, implementation and delivery of Ombuds Services across ISC to facilitate the resolution of work-related issues and concerns by providing all employees with a confidential, impartial…
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