The Alberta Ombudsman investigates written complaints from individuals who feel they have been treated unfairly by an administrative decision, act, omission or recommendation of an Alberta government department, board, agency or commission and professional organizations. The Office of the Alberta Ombudsman is the recognized leader for independent investigation, promotion and support of administrative fairness.
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The Foundation of Administrative Justice provides training courses for Western Canada’s tribunals, and the people who appear before them. These administrative tribunals are often known as the ABCs, or agencies, boards, and commissions of the federal and provincial governments but also include public-sector appeal bodies and committees for municipalities, colleges, and universities. The foundation can help you understand all aspects of these various tribunals.
Produced by Student Legal Services of Edmonton. Sections include: Before You Start; Starting A Complaint; The Investigation; After The Investigation; Appeals; Laying A Private Information; Civil Suits. This resource may be read online or may be downloaded as a PDF.
This webpage from the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) contains a listing of links to federal boards and tribunals in Canada (scroll halfway down the page). For a list of provincial and territorial boards and tribunals, click on the province/territory in the list on the left hand menu bar and then scroll down to the Boards and Tribunals list.
The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of justice for all Canadians. Since its inception in 1974, the CIAJ has kept a critical eye on our justice system and explored cutting-edge issues likely to improve the administration of justice and preserve a strong and independent judiciary.
The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada's largest independent administrative tribunal. It is responsible for making well-reasoned decisions on immigration and refugee matters, efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law. The IRBdecides, among other responsibilities, who needs refugee protection among the thousands of claimants who come to Canada annually.
This online source of the consolidated Acts and regulations of Canada is provided by the Department of Justice Canada. The consolidations are generally updated on a weekly basis.