Also known as ombudspersons or ombudsmen, ombuds are confidential, impartial and independent conflict management professionals who work to resolve complaints with a federal government organization. While each ombuds' office has a different mandate, we all have one thing in common: we advocate for the principles of fairness and equity.
There are many federal ombuds' offices and similar organizations available to help if you believe you have been treated unfairly. We are eager to assist you, so don’t hesitate to contact us and find out more about what we do.
Federal ombuds and similar organizations
- Canada Post Ombudsman
- Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Ombudsman (English only)
- L'ombudsman de Radio-Canada (French only)
- National Capital Commission Ombudsman
- Office of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise
- Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
- Office of the Correctional Investigator
- Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
- Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
- Office of the National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman
- Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
- Office of the Procurement Ombudsman
- Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada
- Office of the Taxpayers' Ombudsperson
- Office of the Veterans Ombudsman
Did you know?
Every second Thursday in October, we celebrate all ombuds services across Canada.
Federal Ombuds raise awareness of their mandates for Ombuds Day 2022
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