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News Releases

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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. 

2018-19 Annual Report

2018-19 Annual Report

The Nova Scotia Office of the Ombudsman handled 2,278 complaints, inquiries, and youth contacts in the 2018-2019 fiscal year. In his Annual Report, tabled in the House of Assembly October 1, 2019, Mr. William A.

Office open September 10

The Office of the Ombudsman will re-open Tuesday, September 10, at 8:30am. 

Ombudsman Launches new website

Nova Scotia Ombudsman William A. Smith announced today the launch of a brand new Ombudsman website.

The renewal of the Ombudsman website was undertaken to improve public access to Ombudsman content and to make the complaint process easier for potential complainants.

“There has been a significant increase in online complaints in the last few years,” noted Executive Director Christine Brennan, “we recognize that Nova Scotians are going online more often to access services.”