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April 16, 2021
Ombudsperson investigation results in fairer process in determining fate of historic Hope Railway Station
Victoria – Following a recent investigation into the process that led to a decision to demolish a historic train station…
February 8, 2021
Ombudsperson calls on government and health authorities to address outstanding gaps in long-term care visits policy and practice
Victoria – Ombudsperson Jay Chalke is calling on the province to amend its long-term care visits policy to address outstanding…
January 28, 2021
Reimbursements made, benefits accessed and decisions reversed as a result of Ombudsperson investigations in 2019/20
Victoria – BC Ombudsperson, Jay Chalke, released his office’s 2019/20 Annual Report today highlighting the impact of Ombudsperson investigations on…
January 19, 2021
BC Ombudsperson welcomes youth mental health report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth
Victoria – A report released today by the Representative of Children and Youth on the involuntary detention of children and youth…
December 15, 2020
Ombudsperson calling on public sector organizations to strengthen complaint handling systems during pandemic
Victoria – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the BC Ombudsperson is releasing a new best practice report today aimed at…
August 20, 2020
Ministry of Education to apologize and compensate impacted students following Ombudsperson investigation into incorrect 2019 provincial exam results
Victoria – The Ministry of Education will apologize to students and compensate any students who were financially harmed by the…
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