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  • Special Bulletin  no. 1 February 6th,2018 ACCUO ENOHE Conference Special Bulletin.1 2018

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

  • In 2017, ACCUO Executive sponsored a study to start documenting the impact of our work. Report on Ombuds Impact

  • A competition is underway at the Vancouver Community College for the Office of the Ombudsperson.: VancouverCommunityCollege (003)  

  • Find some interesting information on the significant increase of accommodation dates for “emerging“ types of disabilities in this article in La Presse.http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/education/201711/28/01-5145080-le-nombre-detudiants-a-besoins-particuliers-explose-sur-les-campus.php

  • 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

  • Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin on sex assault cases: “No one has the right to a particular verdict”

  • Job Opportunity – see offer here – AlgonquinCollege

  • Michael Wilson, Chancellor at U of T and Santa Ono have written a co-ed article about their own experiences in mental illness and have included recommendations for educational institution. Read it in the Opinion section of the October 5th 2017 Globe and Mail or use...

  •   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,...