(TORONTO) Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will be available to speak to media about the provincial government’s new accountability measures from noon to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at his office.
TORONTO (June 23, 2014) – Reporting on a record number of cases and systemic investigations in progress, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today called on the provincial government to build on its historic momentum toward opening the broader public sector to independent scrutiny.
(TORONTO) – Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release his annual report for the 2013-2014 fiscal year on Monday, June 23 – at an 11:30 a.m. news conference in the Queen’s Park Media Studio. The report reviews the accomplishments of the Ombudsman’s Office in the past year and updates recent and ongoing investigations.
TORONTO (May 28, 2014) - For the second year in a row, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin has been shortlisted as one of the nominees for Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.
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.