The Future of Ombudship in Canada

The Future of Ombudship in Canada

Article by Howard Sapers and Daniel Johns. This article was original published November 3, 2020 by Policy Magazine.

While the title has evolved from “ombudsman” to “ombudsperson” to “ombud” and “ombuds”, the role remains a crucial one for mediating conflicts between citizens and the governments that serve them. Howard Sapers, who served as Correctional Investigator of Canada and federal inmate ombudsman for more than a decade, and Daniel Johns, Manager of Institutional Knowledge and Research, Alberta Ombudsman, report on how the job of the ombuds is evolving.

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