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Fairness in Practice Workshops Open for Registration
Register for our Fairness in Practice Workshops! The Fairness in Practice workshops offer training in administrative fairness to public sector…
2022 Investigative Update: Committed to Change
The Ombudsperson’s 2019 report resulted from an investigation into whether mental health facilities were complying with the procedural requirements for…
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…
Ombudsperson renews call for oversight of municipal jails in RCMP policed communities
Victoria – In the wake of a recent investigation by the Independent Investigations Office into a case that identified serious…
BC Ombudsperson and team heading to the Kootenays
We will be visiting the southern Kootenays the week of July 18-22nd to hear complaints from the public about public…
Short-Changed: Ensuring federal benefits paid to the province reach caregivers of children with disabilities
This report focuses on an investigation of the “Taylors”, grandparents caring for their granddaughter “Jesse”. The Ministry of Children and…