On this page, you'll find Ombudsman Ontario presentations, speeches, and other select video resources. For a full list of videos, visit our YouTube channel.
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2020-2021 Annual Report
On June 29, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé released his 2020-2021 Annual Report, emphasizing the importance of independent oversight of public services in times of crisis – and called attention to serious gaps in the areas of public health and policing.
A day in the life
Ombudsman Paul Dubé was recently a guest on the Midland Cultural Centre and RogersTV program “A Day in the Life” with interviewer Fred Hacker. He discussed his motivation during his life and career, his work as Ombudsman, and his greatest role model - his father.
French Language Services Unit videos
2019-2020 Annual Report of the Commissioner
On December 10, 2020 French Language Services Commissioner Kelly Burke released her first Annual Report, in which she is urging the province to improve the planning for the provision of French language services across the government. She recommends that each ministry produce French language services plans.
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What is the French Language Services Commissioner’s Compass?
Discover this tool developed to assist government in planning and evaluating French language services, towards the goal of providing equivalent services without delay.
Children and Youth Unit videos
Who is the Ombudsman, and what can he do for me?
A video for young children.
Electronic meetings: HOW TO KEEP VIRTUAL MUNICIPAL MEETINGS OPEN AND ACCESSIBLE
On October 20, 2021, General Counsel Laura Pettigrew spoke at the Ontario East Municipal Conference. She walked through many of the cases our Office has investigated related to virtual meetings, and offered tips for municipalities to ensure meetings are open and accessible, no matter the platform.
The Ontario Ombudsman's Oversight of Universities
On February 15, 2018, Wendy Ray, General Counsel, and Laura Pettigrew, General Counsel, spoke at the Ontario Universities Registrars' Association's 2018 Annual Conference.