TORONTO (April 30, 2014) – Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today urged the province to ensure safer roads by fixing numerous flaws in its systems for monitoring drivers with potentially dangerous medical conditions.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release a report on his latest investigation on Wednesday, April 30 – at a news conference at noon in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
(TORONTO – March 24, 2014) Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today welcomed the provincial government’s official tabling of the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014.
(TORONTO – March 6, 2014) Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today welcomed the provincial government’s announcement that it will extend his office’s mandate into the “MUSH sector” – the vast, provincially-funded broader public sector comprising municipalities, universities, school boards and hospitals, as well as long-term care homes, children’s aid societies and police.
(TORONTO – February 7, 2014) Ontario Ombudsman André Marin’s investigation into complaints about Hydro One’s billing practices and customer service has garnered 2,185 complaints and submissions, more than 1,500 of those since Tuesday – the most complaints the office has ever received about a provincial body in such a short time.
TORONTO (February 4, 2014) – Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today announced he will conduct a systemic investigation into complaints about serious problems with billing and customer service at Hydro One.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will hold a news conference to announce details of his latest investigation, into complaints about serious problems with billing and customer service at Hydro One.
In Ontario in 2013, the Ombudsman’s work focused on serious issues affecting some of the province’s most vulnerable people, including inmates who were abused by their jailers, victims of police shootings, developmentally disabled adults in crisis, and children in unlicensed daycares.
(TORONTO – December 11, 2013) Strong public interest in local government transparency has exposed troubling gaps and weaknesses in the system for holding municipalities accountable, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin says in his latest report, released today.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release his second annual report on enforcing the province’s open-meeting law in municipalities across the province on Wednesday, December 11 – at a news conference at 1 p.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.