Ministry effort to address problems “a work in progress”. Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today released his findings in his investigation of the province’s monitoring of long-term care homes. The probe identified several serious systemic problems that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is working to correct, Mr. Marin said.
Statement by Ombudsman André Marin
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today issued a brief additional statement about his special report Caught in the Act. The statement addresses issues and questions surrounding the use of police powers granted by the province’s enactment of Regulation 233/10 under the Public Works Protection Act.
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services quietly promoted the use of a likely illegal regulation to grant police “extravagant” powers on the eve of the G20 summit, Ontario Ombudsman André Marin says in his latest report, released today.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release his latest special report on Tuesday, December 7 – at a news conference at 1 p.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
TORONTO (October 15, 2010) – Ontario Ombudsman André Marin now has the jurisdiction to investigate complaints about Huron-Perth Children’s Aid Society, following the provincial government’s appointment of a supervisor for the agency.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today released the results of his latest special investigation, calling on the province to improve the accountability and transparency of Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) across the province.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release his latest special report on Tuesday, August 10 – at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today announced he is launching an investigation into the origin and subsequent communication of the controversial security regulation passed by the province prior to the June 26-27 G20 summit.
Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today released his fifth annual report, emphasizing his office’s critical role in ensuring that even the most difficult government decisions are fair.
“The Ombudsman can serve as a bulwark of democracy in troubled times, protecting citizens and helping government to improve in the face of a tough economy and fiscal constraint,” says Mr. Marin, who was recently appointed to a second five-year term.