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'He went bananas': Complaint filed by Ontario ombudsman office against outspoken lawyer fizzles out

The Law Society of Upper Canada has chosen not to go forward with a complaint filed by the Ontario Ombudsman’s office against an outspoken lawyer who repeatedly criticized a former ombudsman on social media and in blog posts for his “deplorable” time in office. 645 palabras más


Kelly McParland: In Wynne's Ontario, watchdogs are for muzzling

Ontario’s Liberal government has a problem with watchdogs.

Like all grown-up democratic governments, it recognizes the need to have independent agencies tasked with keeping an eye on its activities. 950 palabras más

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Former Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin sues for wrongful dismissal

TORONTO — Ontario’s former ombudsman is suing for wrongful dismissal, alleging Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals “orchestrated” his removal from public office because he was so critical of them. 489 palabras más


Ex-Ontario ombudsman sues for wrongful dismissal, says Wynne’s office orchestrated public humiliation

Ontario’s erstwhile ombudsman André Marin is suing the Ontario legislature and his former office for wrongful dismissal after he wasn’t awarded a third term in office. 853 palabras más


Building new jail would fail taxpayers, Naqvi says

Building a bigger jail to ease overcrowding at Ottawa’s jail is too “simple” a solution that would fail both taxpayers and society as a whole, Ontario’s minister of community safety and correctional services said Friday. 442 palabras más

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New Ontario ombudsman steps into role more quietly than predecessor left

TORONTO – Ontario’s new ombudsman is stepping into his role much more quietly than his predecessor left.

Paul Dube, the former federal taxpayers’ ombudsman, started as Ontario ombudsman Friday and called the job a “dream come true.” 491 palabras más


'This is a job I’ve dreamt of': Ontario's ombudsman talks Twitter, transparency and his new role

Ontario’s newest watchdog wants to soften his office’s bark.

That doesn’t mean the ombudsman’s office will lose its bite under Paul Dubé, who cut his investigative teeth as Canada’s first Taxpayers’ Ombudsman. 873 palabras más