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Ombudsman Day 2022: Resilience, Respect, Resolve

October 13 is Ombudsman Day. One thing ombuds have in common is we look into complaints of unfairness.

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Having Problems in a Health Care Facility in Saskatchewan?

We may be able to help.

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Ombudsman Annual Report Highlights Long-term Care Investigations

Ombudsman and Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner, Mary McFadyen’s 2021 annual reports were tabled in the Saskatchewan Legislature today – the last ones before she retires on May 6, 2022.

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Whistleblower Awareness Day Acknowledges Employee Courage

March 24, 2022 is Whistleblower Awareness Day. It’s a day for recognizing how difficult and yet how important it is to speak up if you are concerned about a possible wrongdoing in your workplace. Saskatchewan’s Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner, Mary McFadyen acknowledges the role of whistleblowers in the public sector and notes how these protections are expanding in the health sector.

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The Canadian Council of Parliamentary Ombudsman welcomes Prince Edward Island’s First Ombudsperson

PEI becomes the latest province to appoint an independent officer responsible for ensuring fairness and providing a safe avenue for whistleblower complaints in the public service.

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New Document: “Municipal Complaints We Can Take”

We've been taking complaints about municipalities for more than five years now, and we can look into a wide range of issues. But how do you know which ones ?

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October 14 is Ombudsman Day

Ombudsman Day began in 2018 as a way to let people know what ombudsman (or ombuds) do and how we help the public. This year’s theme is exploring options to resolve conflict together

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Ombudsman Investigation Finds Extendicare Parkside was Unprepared for COVID-19 Outbreak

Today, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly tabled a report by Ombudsman Mary McFadyen titled Caring in Crisis: An investigation into the response to the COVID-19 outbreak at Extendicare Parkside.

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Canadian Council of Parliamentary Ombudsman calling for cautious approach to vaccination certification schemes

As countries around the world, and some jurisdictions in Canada contemplate how or if certification of COVID-19 vaccination status will be implemented in daily life, Canadian Ombudsman are stressing a cautious approach that places fairness at the heart of any potential vaccination certification system that is applied to public services.

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