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January 6, 2022
Oversight of environmental professionals strengthened following Ombudsperson’s recommendations
Victoria – Ombudsperson Jay Chalke released his final update on an investigation highlighting gaps in oversight of the regulatory scheme…
December 14, 2021
City of Penticton agrees to compensate vulnerable woman after house sold in municipal tax sale
Victoria – In the wake of an investigation into a municipal tax sale which resulted in a vulnerable 60-year-old woman…
December 8, 2021
Vulnerable Penticton resident unfairly loses home in municipal tax sale – Ombudsperson calls for compensation and law reform
Victoria – In the wake of a vulnerable 60-year-old woman losing her home, Ombudsperson Jay Chalke calls for significant changes…
September 16, 2021
Ombudsperson calls for changes to permit WorkSafeBC to voluntarily make payments for its own errors
Victoria – The Ombudsperson is calling on the province to fix a rarely occurring but significant gap in B.C.’s workers…
August 30, 2021
Improved regulation of private post-secondary training institutions following the implementation of Ombudsperson recommendations
Victoria – Ombudsperson Jay Chalke released his final update report into the provincial government’s oversight of private training institutions in…
August 1, 2021
Emancipation / BC Day Statement
On this first provincially proclaimed Emancipation Day, our office joins in the reflection of our history and the difficult truths…
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