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  • Created by the developers of The Osgoode/FCO Certificate – Essentials for Ombuds, this new certificate will equip you to deal with some of the more complex issues that can arise in an Ombuds’ practice. Led by a highly distinguished faculty of practicing Ombuds, lawyers, and...

  • ACCUO Bulletin September 2019 

  • Open to Researchers, Post-doctoral Fellows, Graduate Students and Practitioners A research grant in the amount of $10,000 for a research project focused on contributions of the role and practices of Ombuds to the betterment of society through increased administrative fairness and access to justice. This...

  • Please refer to the following link for more information:  https://nait.startdate.ca/#/career/info/public/43?language=en

  • ACCUO Bulletin May 2019

  • ACCUO Bulletin March 2019

  • The preliminary program is now available. Please visit the FCO Website for regular updates: http://www.ombudsmanforum.ca/en/?page_id=5134

  • Don’t miss this opportunity to network with colleagues from all levels of government, education, banking, private corporations, health care and a variety of other organizations. The conference will include two and half days of concurrent learning sessions, keynote presentations, plenary sessions, the Welcome Reception and...

  • ACCUO Jan 2019 Bulletin

  • Carolyn Brendon, Eastern Representive of ACCUO, sent a letter to Ontario’s Premier Ford and Minster Fullerton.  The letter requests the ancillary fees that support campus ombuds’ offices be deemed a mandatory fee rather than an opt-out part of the fee structure. Read the full letter...

  • Join us in Toronto for the 2019 FCO/ACCUO Biennial Conference! We are pleased to announce that 2019 FCO-ACCUO Biennial Conference will held April 15-17, 2019 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The OMBUDSMAN Building Trust Promoting Fair Resolution Practices conference will include two and half...

  • ACCUO Bulletin November 2018 ENfinal

  • The First Announcement  details are now available.  Let us know if you have any questions.

  • SAVEtheDATE Please see the ‘save-the-date’ for the joint ENOHE-ACCUO conference June 6-8, 2018 in Edinburgh. Information about call for papers will be posted soon to www.enohe.net

  • Job Opportunity – see offer here – AlgonquinCollege

  •   http://nytimes.com/2017/09/13/opinion/berkeley-dean-erwin-chemerinsky.html A Q&A with Berkeley’s law school dean about protest, violence and censorship.  

  • The Forum of Canadian Ombudsman (FCO) is offering a one day, systemic investigations course for small office, in French at the Université de Sherbrooke at their Longueuil campus. http://www.ombudsmanforum.ca/fr/?p=3761      

  • The Forum of Canadian Ombudsman (FCO) is awarding a research grant in the amount of $10,000 to: 1) support an Ombuds-focused research project that will contribute to higher levels of effectiveness in the implementation of the Ombuds/man/person role in the Canadian context; or 2) conduct...

  • The Ombudsperson’s role in promoting mental wellness on campus Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12 noon to 1pm EST Joining instructions will be sent on Listserve soon!

  • Ombudsperson position – see the offer here – SFUombuds

  • Pierrick Rouat, Law student from McGill University, wins the $1000.00 prize offered by our Association to an undergraduate student from a University for the quality of his text Justice for Those who can Afford it or Justice for All, he impressed us with his thoughtful and...

  • Daphne Shaed, a Sociology student from Camosun College, wins the $1000.00 prize offered by our Association to a college student for her essay Unity Does Not Mean Uniformity.  Her authenticity  touched us deeply and the quality of her writing was impressive. (On the picture) Carter McDonald,...