Paul Dubé∂ took the oath of office Friday to become the new Ontario Ombudsman.
Dubé emphasizes his collaborative style and focus on building trust and credibility with public agencies - and also confirms he won't be quite the presence on Twitter that his predecessor was.
Ontario’s newest watchdog wants to soften his office’s bark.
On February 5, 2016, the Ontario Bar Association presented a breakfast program titled “What you need to know about the Ontario Ombudsman’s expanded oversight of municipalities, universities and school boards”. Laura Pettigrew, General Counsel at the Ontario Ombudsman, and Barbara Finlay, Acting Ombudsman, each spoke about the Ontario Ombudsman’s expanded jurisdiction. Acting Deputy Ombudsman Wendy Ray moderated the program.
Federal tax watchdog will succeed André Marin as the new full-time Ombudsman of Ontario, it was announced in the legislature on Tuesday.
Ten first responders and two members of the military took their lives in the first six weeks of the year.
The office of the Ontario ombudsman received new powers on Jan. 1 allowing it to launch investigations into complaints about universities and municipalities in Ontario.
If you’ve got a beef with Western University or city hall, you’ve got a new go-to place to turn.
This year, the New Year will not only ring in resolutions, it will also welcome a bigger watchdog.
Late one night in the summer of 2014, Bill Rusk, a police sergeant in Owen Sound, Ont., was crouched on the roof of a downtown store, watching the window of a second-floor apartment in the building next door. His squad had come to bust up a drug deal, and had been told that a violent man was hiding inside with a sawed-off shotgun.