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Québec Ombudsman Marc-André Dowd tabled a special report on public...
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Mr. Bouchard has served as Interim Commissioner since March 3, 2023, and prior t...
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The federal Procurement Ombud Alexander Jeglic’s 2022-23 Annual Report was...
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The report includes four recommendations to the Minister of National Revenue and...
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On November 17, 2022, the Office of the Executive Council released a report of t...
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Patient Ombudsman’s 2022/23 annual report highlights the growing number of...
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The Ombudsman’s goal in this investigation was to determine if the CCRB ha...
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"Citing labour shortages to explain reduced services has become common curr...
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On July 11, 2023 the Forum of Canadian Ombudsman provided input on the value of ...
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On March 30, 2023, Québec Ombudsman Marc-André Dowd released an in...
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Toronto’s Ombudsman says City Chose Speed over People in Clearing Encampme...
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January 31, 2023 – A swearing-in ceremony for the leader of two independen...
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The Province has appointed Christine Brennan as Ombudsman. The appointment, for ...
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Toronto’s Ombudsman today (July 14, 2022) released an interim report with ...
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Nova Scotia Ombudsman William A. Smith will retire effective June 30, Premier Ti...
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On March 17, 2022, the National Assembly of Québec appointed Mr. Marc-And...
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Maureen Helt of the Office of the Ombudsperson works with students to seek fair ...
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PEI becomes the latest province to appoint an independent officer responsible fo...
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We are pleased to announce to the members of the FCO that at its last meeting, t...
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On November 23, 2021, Québec Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret released her find...
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Every year in Québec, more than 21,000 elderly people need a place in a p...
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Dear FCO members, Each and every one of you works every day to resolve conflicts...
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Did you know that every second Thursday in October is Ombuds Day? This annual ev...
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Ombudsman Kwame Addo began his term as Toronto’s third Ombudsman on August...
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The FCO is pleased to welcome new President, Nadine Mailloux (Montreal Ombudsman...
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May 13, 2021 Victoria, BC – The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia t...
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Premier Iain Rankin announced today, May 20, that Nova Scotia’s ombudsman ...
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Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé has been named this year’s winner of th...
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The Canadian Council of Parliamentary Ombudsman (CCPO) has asked the IOI Secreta...
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City Council on 8 April 2021 unanimously approved the biggest change in police o...
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TORONTO — The Ontario government has appointed Craig Thompson as Ontario&r...
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The Municipal Council has approved the appointment of Ms. Nathalie Blais as Ombu...
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The International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) has welcomed the United Nations Reso...
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Ombudsman, and President of the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI), Peter T...
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Renewal of 2021 FCO Membership is now available (membership is valid from Januar...
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The International Ombudsman Institute is very happy to report that the UN resolu...
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The Legislative Assembly of Ontario has reappointed both its Ombudsman and Integ...
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On November 11, 2020, the Government of Canada appointed Colonel (Retired) Nishi...
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Government House Leader Sidney MacEwen hopes a legislative committee asked to dr...
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Effective October 5, 2020, Mr. François Boileau will be the third person ...
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(TORONTO – September 10, 2020) Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé today an...
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Mtre Johanne Savard : a blend of rigour and humanityBy Pierre-Luc Beauchesne, la...
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(TORONTO – June 1, 2020) Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé today launched...
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11 March 2020- Ombudsman Susan Opler is pleased to announce that Mr. Ciará...
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Greetings from Hay River, Northwest Territories where, as of November 18, 2019 t...
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Ottawa, November 26, 2019 – Today, Dr. Ivan Zinger, Correctional Investiga...
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Promoting and protecting the institution of the Ombusdman – IOI News &ndas...
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The European Forum Alpbach 2019 hosted a breakout session by the European Union ...
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Dear CAROA Colleagues, It has been an honour to serve as your CAROA President fo...
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Open to Researchers, Post-doctoral Fellows, Graduate Students and Practitioners....