May 9, 2019

9 May 2019

'We have the people to do it': Ontario ombudsman pledges 'care' in taking over child welfare probes (CBC News)

Paul Dube's office now has specialized unit to handle investigative functions of former child advocate

May 7, 2019

7 May 2019

Ombudsman’s new open meeting case digest (Municipal World)

Imagine you are an Ontario municipal councillor, perusing the agenda for your next meeting, and you see that a new report by the municipality’s integrity commissioner is scheduled to be discussed behind closed doors. You wonder, is that appropriate?

February 1, 2019

1 February 2019

Politicians cannot do the work of independent officers of the Legislature (QP Briefing)

A recent column by Deb Hutton, published by Queen’s Park Briefing on January 18, raised provocative questions about the role and usefulness of independent officers of the Legislature.