Ombud to release report

Event: Fredericton: 07 February 2019, 12:30 PM

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ombud Charles Murray will release a report entitled Failure to Protect to members of the Procedure, Privileges and Legislative Officers committee at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday Feb 7, 2019, in the committee room of the legislative assembly, 706 Queen St., Fredericton.

The report focuses on the office’s probe into the delivery of care at a health care institution.

Following the release of the report at 2:00 p.m., Ombud Murray will hold a news conference at Edgecombe House, 736 King Street, Fredericton.

Charles Murray, Ombud, 506-453-2789.

The Ombud will appear before the Standing Committee on Procedure, Privileges and Legislative Officers at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 to present a Report entitled Failure to Protect.  The Standing Committee meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in the Council Chamber of the Legislative Assembly. There will also be an audio broadcast of the proceedings which will be available online at:

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كتب المفتش العام هو مكتب مستقلّ يتولى التحقيق في الشكاوى التي يتقّدم بها الجمهور بشأن الخدمات التي توفرها حكومة نيو برنزويك. تتوزع مكاتب المفتش العام في مختلف أنحاء كندا وهي تقدم خدماتها مجاناً. تتمحور رسالة مكتب المفتش العام في مقاطعة نيو برنزويك حول مهمة أساسية واحدة وهي التأكد من
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The independent Office of the Ombud investigates complaints from the public about New Brunswick government services. Ombud offices are present throughout Canada.  Our services are free to use. The New Brunswick Ombud’s Office has one central mission: to ensure that everyone is treated fairly by government and its agencies. If you've tried resolving the problem and still feel that you've been treated unfairly, we may be able to help. Please call our office toll-free at 1-888-465-1100.  Our office provides services in English and French. If you require service in another language, please arrange for a translator before contacting us.

The Ombud Charles Murray has been appointed Acting Consumer Advocate for Insurance

The Ombud Charles Murray has been appointed Acting Consumer Advocate for Insurance. This is an interim measure to provide continuity of service. If you have any questions regarding insurance issues, please contact the office of the Consumer Advocate for Insurance toll-free at 1-888-283-5111.

Testimony of the Ombudsman before the Standing Committee on Procedure, Privileges and Legislative Officers, Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, November 12, 2015

November 26, 2015

pdfStanding Committee on Procedure v2 (PDF - 278 KB)

October 2015 – Ombudsman takes on new responsibilities to promote New Brunswick’s leadership in the area of administrative fairness.

Recently elected as the Association des ombudsmans et médiateurs de la Francophonie’s 2nd Vice-president during the association’s IX Congress which was held in Quebec City from October 13th to 15th, New Brunswick’s Ombudsman, Charles Murray, will represent and promote our province’s leadership in the advancement and protection of the principles of good governance as well as the mechanisms that ensure the public administration’s integrity.  Read more…

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