Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities added enforcement staff and began laying charges under the Private Career Colleges Act after the Ombudsman found that the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities failed to protect students from an unscrupulous, illegal college.
Investigation launched January 8, 2009.
Report released July 14, 2009.
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Ontario Ombudsman calls on government to better protect students: Ministry incompetence led to private career college "disaster" (Press release - July 14, 2009)
Ombudsman to investigate oversight of Bestech Academy (Press release - January 8, 2009)
Ombudsman’s Remarks (accessible PDF)
Facts and Highlights (accessible PDF)
Videos of Press Conference (1) (2) (3)
Case update - Annual Report 2013-2014
Case update - Annual Report 2011-2012
Case update - Annual Report 2010-2011
Case update - Annual Report 2009-2010
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