Toronto’s city ombudsman, Fiona Crean, is leaving her job this November, announcing Monday she won’t be seeking a renewal of her contract. Toronto city council was supposed to debate an extension, and it wasn’t a sure thing; she’s leaving on her own rather than become a political football. 444 palabras más
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Hydro One is a “cruel and deceitful” company that’s threatened to cut off delinquent customers’ electricity even though it has a policy against doing so, Ontario ombudsman André Marin reported Wednesday. 680 palabras más
WATCH: The Minister of Energy won’t tell Hydro One to stop sending out false threats of imminent disconnection but criticises them for their customer service. Alan Carter reports. 491 palabras más
TORONTO – Municipal councils in Ontario should face consequences when they ignore the law that requires most of their meetings be public, ombudsman Andre Marin said Tuesday as he accused some politicians of “twisting the rules.” 654 palabras más
Ontario ombudsman André Marin says he’s seeing a sharp increase in complaints about municipal matters since the introduction of the Accountability and Transparency Act.
Bill 8, passed last month, gives the watchdog expanded oversight over municipalities, universities and school boards. 118 palabras más
At 36, Jean Paul Rhéaume has endured more than his fair share of hardship.
He was left brain damaged after a car ran him over when he was a child, and as an adult, he’s been in and out of the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre on Innes Road. 504 palabras más