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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…
June 25, 2021
Ombudsperson Annual Report highlights diverse range of COVID-19 related complaints
Victoria – BC Ombudsperson, Jay Chalke, released his office’s 2020/21 Annual Report today highlighting more than 600 complaints received by…
June 17, 2021
BC and Yukon Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsman call for strengthened regulation and oversight of artificial intelligence in public sector decision-making
Victoria – As humans are increasingly replaced by machines to make decisions, BC and Yukon Ombudsman and Information and Privacy…
June 15, 2021
Ombudsperson calls for sweeping changes to separate confinement of youth in custody
Victoria – Following a three-year investigation Ombudsperson Jay Chalke finds the use of separate confinement in B.C.’s youth custody centres is…
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