Québec Ombudsman Investigations/Reports

Québec Ombudsman Investigations/Reports

July 20, 2018

Investigation by the Québec Ombudsman: Children unfairly deprived of free healthcare

In an investigation report released on May 30, 2018, 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.

And yet, these children are born in Québec and are therefore Canadian citizens. What’s more, they live in Québec within the meaning of the Health Insurance Act and the Regulation respecting eligibility and registration of persons in respect of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec.

To find out more…


First public integrity investigation conclusion by the Québec Ombudsman

On May 1, 2017, the Québec Ombudsman was entrusted with handling disclosures of wrongdoings committed by or regarding a public body pursuant to the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies.

This is the context for the Québec Ombudsman’s release of its first public integrity investigation conclusion. The conclusion stemmed from the disclosure of wrongdoings concerning the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ).

For more about the conclusion…

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