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October 5, 2021

5 October 2021

Submission to the Ministry of Education’s consultation regarding school board governance

The Ontario Ombudsman oversees the administrative conduct of more than 1,000 public sector organizations, including the province’s 72 school boards and 10 school authorities, as well as provincial and demonstration schools.

August 25, 2021

25 August 2021

Submission to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Since January 1, 2016, my Office has had the authority to review complaints about municipalities, including municipal boards and corporations. Between January 1, 2016 and March 31, 2021, we received more than 14,000 complaints about municipalities. Through our review and investigation of complaints, we often identify best practices and suggestions to improve municipal processes and strengthen local governance and accountability. Most municipalities appreciate the information that we provide, and are happy to implement improvements locally.

June 3, 2021

3 June 2021

Ontario Bar Association Tom Marshall Award of Excellence 2021 - Acceptance Remarks

Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé has been named this year’s recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s Tom Marshall Award of Excellence for Public Sector Lawyers, honouring his contributions to public sector law in Ontario.