The Ontario Ombudsman will start accepting complaints about school boards on Tuesday as a law kicks in that expands the powers of the provincial watchdog.
Ontario's Ombudsman now has expanded powers to investigate school boards, but that shouldn't be the first call if parents have a complaint.
The Ontario government has some good reasons for its 10-year limit on appointments to administrative tribunals.
Ontario ombud Andre Marin says the Township of Woolwich violated the Municipal Act several times in 2015 during in-camera meetings in January and February.
The provincial government wants to develop regulations that will standardized guidelines on how street checks are carried out by Ontario’s 58 police services.
Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin’s annual report cites “recurring concerns” around the way the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Office of Public Guardian and Trustee treats its vulnerable clients.
Ontario NDP Transportation Critic Wayne Gates said today’s report by the Ontario Ombudsman proves that the Liberal Government needs to fix the Ministry of Transportation’s Medical Review Section.
The fact police can randomly stop a person on the street and ask for identification if they suspect that person is up to no good is illegal and a violation of human rights, says Ontario's Ombudsman Andre Marin.
Inmates in Ontario jails -- including the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre -- continue beating each other up, but Ontarians are still waiting for the provincial government to clarify a policy about when jail guards are required to investigate inmate-on-inmate violence.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin is calling for the government to give the Special Investigations Unit more power to charge police who fail to co-operate with SIU investigations, amid mounting protests over police shootings of two black men.