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

Nova Scotia Ombudsman William A. Smith said the year 2020-2021 has been “like no other” for his Office, as it adapted to the new normal of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Ombudsman William A. Smith Re-appointed for Five Years

Premier Iain Rankin announced today, May 20, that Nova Scotia’s ombudsman William A. Smith has been reappointed to a second five-year term effective June 1.