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September 6, 2023
Government refuses to compensate for its own errors that left youth unable to access educational supports and rejects Ombudsperson recommendation to look for other youth impacted
Victoria –In a report released today, the BC Ombudsperson describes how the Ministry of Children and Family Development misinformed a…
July 18, 2023
Government finally agrees to Ombudsperson’s call to apologize for 1950s detention of Doukhobor children, but is vague on compensation
Victoria – In a report released today, the BC Ombudsperson says government’s commitment to apologize later this year to surviving…
December 14, 2022
Ombudsperson Pathfinders raising awareness, building trust and facilitating complaints about provincial and local public services in Indigenous communities across BC
Victoria – The BC 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…