What does the Ombudsman do?
The Alberta Ombudsman responds to complaints of unfair treatment by provincial government authorities and designated professional organizations.
Who is the Ombudsman?
Joe Loran was appointed Acting Alberta Ombudsman as of April 16, 2017, upon the retirement of the province’s eighth Ombudsman, Peter Hourihan. Joe had served as Deputy Ombudsman since May 22, 2012. Previously, he served as the Executive Director for the Law Enforcement and Oversight Branch with Alberta Justice and Solicitor General.