B.C. Ombudsperson

The Pricey Cost Of B.C. Liberals' Secrets

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Just how far is the B.C. government willing to go to guard its secrets? A great distance, if the 2012 health ministry firings are any indication. Four million documents linked to the firings have mysteriously materialized out of thin air for the latest investigation into the scandal, this one by B.C. ombudsperson Jay Chalke.

Three of the B.C. Government's Favourite Words: Out Of Scope

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It just got messy. Independent public inquiry kind of messy.

B.C. Fails To Protect The Mentally Unfit: Ombudsperson

CBC | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Officials in B.C. routinely fail to protect the rights of people declared unfit to make financial decisions for themselves, according to the province'...

B.C. Fails To Protect 'Incapable' Adults: Ombudsperson

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Some British Columbians could be declared "incapable" by health authorities and lose the right to make their own financial and legal decisi...