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Happy Ombudsman Day

Today we recognize ombudsman offices across Canada and around the world for the work they do to help ensure governments treat people fairly.

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During These Unusual Times, We Are Still Here to Listen to You

Here in Saskatchewan, COVID-19 has affected us in many ways. While provincial and municipal governments are busy rolling out new services and continuing existing ones, they still have a duty to deliver these services fairly. That’s why it’s important to know that we are available too. We are impartial and independent from government. We can help to informally resolve problems or investigate when appropriate...

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Ombudsman Annual Report Looks at Medication Costs in Long-term Care, Discipline Panels in Correctional Centres, and Municipal Issues

The 2019 annual reports for Saskatchewan’s Ombudsman and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner, Mary McFadyen, were tabled yesterday.

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COVID-19 Message from the Ombudsman / Commissioner

We want to let you know that Ombudsman Saskatchewan is still here to listen to you and take your complaints about provincial and municipal government institutions and public services.

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Welcome to Our New Website

Our Ombudsman and Public Interest Disclosure Websites are now available in one place! We've added several new features and a new look.

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Ombudsman Working to Dispel Municipal Myths

Saskatchewan’s Ombudsman, Mary McFadyen, is working to dispel myths among municipal council members and staff about the role of the Ombudsman.  She said, “As we’ve worked with municipalities for the past four years, we noticed some commonly-held beliefs that are incorrect – so we’ve created a list of mythbusters to help them understand our role and theirs.”

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“Fine Art of Fairness” Workshops in Regina and North Battleford

Ombudsman Saskatchewan’s “Fine Art of Fairness” workshop will be available again this fall.

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Ombudsman’s Office To Visit La Loche, Buffalo Narrows And Île-À-La-Crosse

On June 4-5, 2019, staff from Ombudsman Saskatchewan will be in three northern communities to take complaints in person.

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Complaints To The Ombudsman Remain Steady, But Public Sector Employees Are Not Blowing The Whistle About Wrongdoings
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Ombudsman’s Office To Visit Swift Current On October 11

On Thursday, October 11, 2018 staff from Ombudsman Saskatchewan will be in Swift Current to take complaints in person and provide information to the public.

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