The Ombudsman found an Oshawa council committee improperly met behind closed doors in May 2008 in an “education and training” session with representatives of a recycling company that had been the subject of odour complaints. Read the report, "The ABCs of Education and Training: Investigation into City of Oshawa Development Services Committee Special Meeting of May 22, 2008": HTML PDF

The municipal meeting investigation also sparked a SORT investigation into the City of Oshawa’s refusal to co-operate with the Ombudsman’s Office. Read the report, "Pirating Our Property":  HTML | PDF