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1 The Ombudsman's third annual report on closed municipal meetings - Read More
2 Read more about Bill 8, The Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014
3 Click to read more about the Ombudsman's latest report, to be released on Oct 22
4 The Ombudsman will be investigating Hydro One. Click here to learn more
5 Read about the Ombudsman's investigation into into the province’s services for adults with developmental disabilities who are in crisis situations



The Ombudsman is an independent officer of the Legislature who investigates complaints from the public about Ontario government services. André Marin has been the Ombudsman since 2005 and his investigations have sparked numerous government reforms. Learn more about the Ombudsman


Brighter days ahead for municipal accountability: Ombudsman
(TORONTO – January 27, 2015) After seven years of “patchwork” enforcement and widespread confusion about the rules requiring them to hold open meetings, there is good news for Ontario municipalities and the citizens seeking to hold them accountable, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin says today in his latest report.
Date: 01/27/2015
MEDIA ADVISORY - Ombudsman to release third annual report on closed municipal meetings – Jan 27
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release his third annual report on enforcing the province’s open-meeting law in municipalities across the province on Tuesday, January 27 – at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
Date: 01/16/2015
A year for the history books: Ontario Ombudsman’s Top 10 stories of 2014
When is it good news to receive a record-setting number of complaints? When you’re the Ombudsman and the complainants are coming to you for help! The year 2014 was marked by precedents, including the highest-ever number of individual complaints helped (26,999 in fiscal 2013-2014), the most complaints ever received about a single government body (Hydro One – almost 9,500 since February), and the largest number of concurrent systemic investigations (four).
Date: 12/30/2014

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2013-2014 Annual Report highlights / Les faits saillants du rapport annuel 2013-2014
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2012-2013 Report on Closed Municipal Meetings / Conférence de presse, rapport sur les réunions a huis clos 2012-2013
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