Brochures, etc.

Looking for more information? Browse the following brochures, posters, videos and information sheets. For copies of any of the paper materials, call 1-800-667-9787 or email ombreg@ombudsman.sk.ca.


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Ombudsman Brochure (General)

About the Ombudsman: Brochure

This brochure describes the kinds of complaints we take and what you can expect when you bring a complaint to our office.

About the Ombudsman: Brochure générale

La présente brochure décrit quel genre de plaintes nous pouvons recevoir et les étapes à franchir après qu’une plainte a été déposée à notre bureau.

About the Ombudsman: Poster

This poster is available with a pocket for brochures or without a pocket.

About the Ombudsman: Video

This 2-minute video tells you what the Saskatchewan Ombudsman does, the kinds of complaints you may want to contact us about, and how we deal with these issues.

Corrections Poster

Corrections Poster

This poster was developed for inmates in provincial correctional centres. It provides information about when and how to contact our Office.

Excepted Organizations Under PIDA

If an institution is so small it would not be practical to appoint a designated officer and establish procedures, it may decide to be exempted. To do so, the institution must first consult with the Commissioner and then ensure its employees are aware that all disclosures would be made to the Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner's Office. This document is a list of excepted institutions.

Health Sector: Administrative versus Clinical Decisions

Ombudsman Saskatchewan can take complaints about administrative health decisions, but not clinical decisions. What is the difference? See this guide for more…

Health Facilities Brochure

This brochure is designed for residents in health care facilities and their families. It outlines when to contact Ombudsman Saskatchewan and provides examples of the kinds of complaints we can take.

Municipal Complaints We Can Take

When you have a complaint about your municipality and you aren’t sure whether we can review it, you can always contact us and ask – but if you would like to know more about our criteria for taking these complaints, here is a general overview.

Municipal Conflict of Interest Brochure

This brochure provides general information about the steps municipal council members should take if they are in a conflict of interest.

Municipal Conflict of Interest Checklist

Figuring out whether a situation creates a conflict of interest and what to do when a conflict of interest arises can be complicated. This checklist provides some key questions council members can ask themselves to help determine whether they may be in a conflict of interest.

Municipal: Handling Complaints Under Your Code of Ethics

This guide describes the key steps of a fair complaint-handling process for dealing with alleged council member conflicts of interest and other contraventions of a code of ethics.

Municipal Mythbusters

Municipal Mythbusters

In our work with municipalities, we have noticed some common misconceptions. In this document, we shed some light on six of these myths and what municipalities need to know.

PIDC Brochure

The Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner brochure outlines the definitions of wrongdoings and reprisals, based on The Public Interest Disclosure Act. It provides public servants with basic information about how to disclose a wrongdoing and what the Commissioner can do.

PIDC Poster: Ignoring a wrongdoing…

These 11″ x 17″ posters are available for all applicable Saskatchewan workplaces, such as ministries, agencies and Crown corporations.

PIDC Poster: Something not looking right?

These 11″ x 17″ posters are available for all applicable Saskatchewan workplaces, such as ministries, agencies and Crown corporations.

Practice Essentials for Administrative Tribunals (Guide)

Practice Essentials for Administrative Tribunals

This workbook is a practical guide designed to assist tribunals in making and communicating decisions fairly.

Qu’est-ce que l’équité?

Dans ce feuillet, la question posée est la suivante : « Qu’est-ce que l’équité? » La réponse se compose de trois principes : l’aspect de fond (qu’est-ce qui a été décidé?), l’aspect procédural (comment la décision a-t-elle été prise?) et l’aspect relationnel (comment ai-je été traité?).

Résoudre soi-même un différend

Vous avez des problèmes? Un malentendu ou une différence d’opinions peut souvent être résolu en prenant le temps d’en parler à l’autre partie et aussi de l’écouter. Voici quelques idées à considérer qui sont susceptibles de vous aider à éviter des problèmes ou à résoudre des plaintes avant d’avoir recours à un tiers tel que l’ombudsman.

Solving Problems On Your Own

If you think a government office has treated you unfairly, your first step is to talk to them about it. This handy sheet gives you some tips for presenting your side of the story and keeping track of the information.

We Are Still Here to Listen to You

During these unusual times, we are still here to listen to you.

What is a PID

What is a PID?

This sheet provides a brief overview of how public interest disclosure works under The Public Interest Disclosure Act.

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What is Fairness?

This sheet asks the question “What is Fairness?” The answer covers three principles: the substantive (What was decided?), the procedural (How was it decided?), and the relational (How was I treated?).