Workshops

The Office of the Ombudsperson is proactively sharing its expertise with public sector employees through our Fairness in Practice: Skills Development Workshop. All workshops will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are offered to you at no cost. Five upcoming sessions are available for registration:

Victoria: FULL - January 29 or 30, 2019 (separate one-day sessions)
Location: Office of the Ombudsperson (947 Fort St)

Kamloops: A FEW SPOTS LEFT - February 8, 2019
Location: Ramada Kamloops (555 West Columbia Street)

Richmond: FULL - February 13 or 14, 2019 (separate one-day sessions)
Location: Four Points by Sheraton Vancouver Airport (8368 Alexandra Rd)

If you are a public sector employee under our jurisdiction and would like to register, email consult@bcombudsperson.ca. Please provide your name, position, organization, email, phone number, and which session you would like to attend. You will be contacted to confirm your registration and be provided with additional details about the workshop. Registration is limited, so contact us early to reserve a spot. 

In our fairness workshops, participants will explore the principles of administrative fairness and effective complaint resolution for public sector employees. Workshop topics will include:

  • The role of the B.C. Office of the Ombudsperson
  • What administrative fairness is, and why it matters in public service delivery
  • Making and communicating decisions fairly and effectively
  • Complaint resolution tips