om·buds·man ( ämbədzmən )
An official appointed to investigate individuals' complaints against administration, especially that of public authorities.
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2019-20 Annual Report

The Nova Scotia Office of the Ombudsman handled 2,217 complaints, inquiries, and youth contacts in the 2019-2020 fiscal year. In his Annual Report, tabled in the House of Assembly September 2, 2020, Mr. William A.

Update on Service Delivery:

While the Office of the Ombudsman remained open during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a limited number of in-person services were suspended in keeping with Public Health guidelines.