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December 14, 2022
Ombudsperson Pathfinders raising awareness, building trust and facilitating complaints about provincial and local public services in Indigenous communities across B.C.
Victoria – The B.C. Ombudsperson has launched an initiative as part of the office’s commitment to building sustainable and ongoing…
December 13, 2022
Ombudsperson investigation highlights Vital Statistics Agency’s overly rigid decision-making resulting in improper discrimination of a senior
Victoria – The Ombudsperson released a report today with a cautionary message for public organizations – don’t develop policies that…
November 29, 2022
Ombudsperson completes monitoring of government’s implementation of recommendations made in 2017 Ministry of Health’s employment terminations report
Victoria – The Ombudsperson released the final investigative update today to his office’s 2017 report Misfire: The 2012 Ministry of…
October 18, 2022
Health care complaints to BC Ombudsperson highest in ten years
Victoria –The BC Ombudsperson’s 2021/22 Annual Report, released today, highlights that complaints about health care from British Columbians were the…
October 6, 2022
Did you have to leave your home because of wildfires or floods in 2021? If so, the BC Ombudsperson wants to hear from you
Victoria – The Ombudsperson announced today it is seeking public input that will provide key information for an investigation into…
July 26, 2022
Ombudsperson finds only one-third of recommendations are implemented three years after report calling for improved safeguards for people involuntarily detained in B.C. psychiatric facilities
Victoria – Recommendations to protect the legal rights of people involuntarily admitted to psychiatric facilities across the province are still…