January 15, 2016
15 January 2016
Eight Simple Things to Know About Bill 8 and the Ombudsman’s New Oversight of Municipalities (Public Sector Digest)
Some 40 years after the first Ontario Ombudsman called for it – and 13 months after it was formally passed into law – municipalities in this province now come under the jurisdiction of the Ombudsman’s office. For the first time, Ontarians who have complaints related to municipal government have the same recourse to the independent, impartial services of their Ombudsman as they do when they have complaints about provincial government bodies.