Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

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Heidi Illingworth

Heidi Illingworth

  • I am honoured to be appointed to serve Canadians as the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. I see the role of the Ombudsman as one that holds a significant responsibility to victims of crime and their families. Meet the Ombudsman

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Remarks to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. May 8, 2019

Letter to Minister Ralph Goodale: Strengthening Victims’ Rights to Information, Participation and Protection in Relation to the Transfer of Federal Offenders

Ombudsman’s Statement on National Impaired Driving Prevention Week

Submission to the Engagement Process on a New National Anti-Racism Strategy

Submission to the Engagement Process on Reducing Violent Crime: A dialogue on handguns and assault weapons

Submission to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security: Study on Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act

Submission to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on National Defence: Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts

Submission to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on the Status of Women: Study on the System of Shelters and Transition Houses Serving Women and Children Affected by Violence Against Women and Intimate Partner Violence

At a glance...

399

Total number of issues handled by our complaints department in the past fiscal year (2016-2017).

A single case file may also have multiple issues.

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TOP 5
Top 5 topics of individuals who contacted us

  1. Other levels of government (Provincial, territorial, legal aid, court, police, victim services, compensation)
  2. Victims’ rights
  3. Victim assistance options
  4. Limited Role of OFOVC
  5. Safety concerns

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Date modified: 2019-05-15