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(TORONTO – August 10, 2017) Toronto’s two largest school boards have taken steps to prevent another bus driver shortage this fall, after an investigation by Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé revealed their “actions and inactions” led to thousands of students being stranded as school began last September.
(TORONTO – August 1, 2017) – Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé will release a report on his first systemic investigation related to school boards on Thursday, August 10 – at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
(June 27, 2017 – TORONTO) Greater oversight of public sector bodies will improve accountability and services to Ontarians, provided it is consistent and effective, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé notes today in his latest Annual Report, marking the first full year of his term and his office’s expanded mandate.
(TORONTO) – Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé will release his annual report for the 2016-2017 fiscal year on Tuesday, June 27 – at an 11 a.m. news conference in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
(TORONTO, June 2, 2017) – Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé is among the nominees for Canadian Lawyer magazine’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.
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It was, as they say, a teachable moment. In September 2016, at a time when parents have more than enough on their minds, Toronto’s school bus network was in chaos: some buses showed up late in the mornings, others not at all. And at the end of the day, drivers in some cases dropped kids off long distances from where they were supposed to.
The Toronto District School Board and the Toronto Catholic District School Board are responsible for systemic failure and communication breakdown, report says.
Ontario's ombudsman is reassuring Toronto parents the school bus woes that left thousands of students scrambling to get to class last fall was caused by "communication failures" — and they won't be repeated this September.
Ombudsman cites “weak links” at transportation ministry in cases when drivers not notified their licences have been suspended.
Ontario ombudsman Paul Dubé’s latest report includes the usual litany of problems at the agency that’s supposed to enforce child support payments. Still, Dubé says things are getting better
Paul Dubé on Tuesday released his annual report into the 21,328 complaints his office received in 2016-17.
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