Ombudsman Calls For Deep Reforms to Worksafe NB

September 8th, 2015

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Media Advisory - Ombudsman releases Report into the Department of Environment’s Management of the Provincial Water Classification Program

August 15, 2014

EnglishWaterClassificationReport-cover-enFREDERICTON -  The Office of the Ombudsman has released a report  regarding the Department of Environment’s management of the provincial water classification program.  

In February of 2013, the office of the Ombudsman was contacted by citizens and representatives of the Nashwaak Watershed Association.  They had concerns about  the Department of Environment’s management of the provincial Water Classification Program, in particular, they were troubled by the fact that no watercourse had been classified under the Water Classification Regulation 2002-13, The regulation was enacted well over a dedicate ago and although numerous organization’s had applied for classification none were ever granted.

NB Ombud Takes on Expanded Mandate

June 1st, 2014

On June 1st, 2014, New Brunswick Ombud’s statutory mandate was officially expanded to include oversight over Nursing homes, Special care homes, Home support services as well as accredited community placement resources that are provided by the Department of Social Development or provided under a contract for social services entered with the latter to persons who are 65 years of age or over or to adults who have a physical and mental disability.

Premier announces new legislative officer appointments

June 14th, 2013

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Three appointments of individuals to lead the legislative offices of the official languages commissioner, the ombud and the child and youth advocate were announced today in the legislative assembly by Premier David Alward.

Richard to lead review of legislative officers; interim replacements announced

April 5th, 2011

FREDERICTON (CNB) – Bernard Richard, the outgoing ombudsman and child and youth advocate, will lead a review of the mandates of legislative officers, Premier David Alward announced today.

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