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. 

Surrey/Langley: February 4th & 5th, 2020  FULL, waitlist being taken
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Langley
8750 204th Street
Langley, BC

Victoria: February 25th & 26th, 2020 FULL, waitlist being taken
Office of the Ombudsperson
947 Fort Street
Victoria, BC

If you are a public sector employee under our jurisdiction and would like to register, email consult@bcombudsperson.ca on or after Tuesday January 14th, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. 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. Please join our mailing list for upcoming notifications of future workshops. Email us to sign up for the mailing list.

To allow for cross-sectoral learning, we limit the number of registrations for each public authority to five participants. If you have a large group of staff interested in the workshop, please contact us to discuss a tailored workshop for your organization.

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