December 21, 2010

21 December, 2010

Ombudsman finds delays, inconsistencies and lack of transparency in monitoring of long-term care homes

Ministry effort to address problems “a work in progress”.

December 9, 2010

9 December, 2010

Ontario Ombudsman statement on G20 arrests and detentions

Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today issued a brief additional statement about his special report Caught in the Act.  The statement addresses issues and questions surrounding the use of police powers granted by the province’s enactment of Regulation 233/10 under the Public Works Protection Act.

December 7, 2010

7 December, 2010

Ombudsman finds G20 regulation of “dubious legality”; Citizens unfairly trapped by secret expansion of police powers

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services quietly promoted the use of a likely illegal regulation to grant police “extravagant” powers on the eve of the G20 summit, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin says in his latest report, released today.

August 10, 2010

10 August, 2010

Ombudsman finds Hamilton-Niagara region LHIN’s “clandestine” meetings illegal; urges province to increase transparency of all LHINs

Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today released the results of his latest special investigation, calling on the province to improve the accountability and transparency of Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) across the province.