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November 2, 2016

2 November, 2016

Open Government for a Fairer Society: SYT Keynote Address by Premier Kathleen Wynne

On October 25, 2016, Premier Kathleen Wynne spoke to delegates at the Ontario Ombudsman's annual investigative course, Sharpening Your Teeth, in Toronto.

October 27, 2016

27 October, 2016

Submission to the Independent Police Oversight Review

Since 1974, police oversight in Ontario has been the subject of more than a dozen reviews, generating hundreds of recommendations for reform. In response, successive governments have introduced legislative amendments aimed at enhancing independent oversight of police. However, finding the right balance between effective policing and public accountability has proven elusive. Today, Ontario’s oversight system continues to attract criticism that threatens to undermine public confidence in policing.

September 21, 2016

21 September, 2016

Ombudsman Oversight of Municipalities: What to expect if the Ombudsman calls

On September 21 2016, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé spoke to delegates of the Association française des municipalités de l’Ontario during their 27th Annual Meeting, in Hearst.

September 14, 2016

14 September, 2016

All you need to know if the Ombudsman calls

Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé spoke at the Ontario East Municipal Conference in Kingston on September 14, discussing the Office's oversight of municipalities.

August 18, 2016

18 August, 2016

A win-win-win: How the Ombudsman can help you

Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé gave the keynote address at the Summer Leadership Conference for the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation in Ottawa on August 18, discussing his Office's oversight of school boards and universities.

June 2, 2016

2 June, 2016

Ombudsman 101: Oversight of School Boards

On June 2, 2016, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé spoke to delegates of the Ontario College of Teachers during their Annual Meeting, in Toronto.​

May 12, 2016

12 May, 2016

Sustainable Communities: The Northern Perspective

On May 12, 2016, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé spoke to delegates at the 56th Annual Conference of the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities, in Timmins.

May 9, 2016

9 May, 2016

Written Submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services - Segregation

No matter what you call it – segregation, solitary confinement, isolation, or separation – the practice of confining inmates to a cell, alone, for 22 hours or more a day for prolonged periods has increasingly come under fire.

May 6, 2016

6 May, 2016

Ombudsman Oversight: Are You Prepared?

On May 6, 2016, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé spoke to delegates at the 63rd annual Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference in Goderich.

April 26, 2016

26 April, 2016

Bill 8 and Strengthening Municipal Accountability

On April 26, 2016, Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé spoke to Ontario's municipal integrity commissioners during the organization's spring meeting in Vaughan.

April 6, 2016

6 April, 2016

What to expect when the Ombudsman calls - Opening remarks

On March 31, the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman hosted webinars for municipalities and school boards about what stakeholders can expect when the Ombudsman calls.

March 23, 2016

23 March, 2016

Working in Partnership to Transform Public Services

On February 25, Steve Orsini, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Ontario Public Service, discussed the value of ombudsman oversight at a one-day forum about the expansion of the Ombudsman's oversight into municipalities and school boards.

February 23, 2016

23 February, 2016

The Value of Ombudsman Oversight

On February 23, Acting Ombudsman Barbara Finlay discussed the value of Ombudsman oversight during the annual joint conference for the Ontario Good Roads Association and Rural Ontario Municipal Association in Toronto.