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Former provincial ombudsman Andre Marin to run for Ontario PC Party in Ottawa byelection

OTTAWA – Ontario’s controversial former ombudsman is jumping into politics and running for the Progressive Conservatives in an upcoming byelection in Ottawa-Vanier.

Andre Marin says after fighting for average people as ombudsman for a decade, he can no longer sit on the sidelines and wants to take the battle to Queen’s Park. 234 palabras más

Politics

'I said enough is enough': Ex-Ontario ombudsman to run for Progressive Conservatives in byelection

Former Ontario ombudsman André Marin wants to run for the opposition Progressive Conservatives in the upcoming Ottawa-Vanier byelection, driven into elected politics by anger over petty tweaks to electricity prices announced in the latest throne speech. 816 palabras más

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Former ombudsman André Marin wants to run for Progressive Conservatives in Ottawa-Vanier

Former Ontario ombudsman André Marin wants to run for the opposition Progressive Conservatives in the upcoming Ottawa-Vanier byelection, driven into elected politics by anger over petty tweaks to electricity prices announced in the latest throne speech. 808 palabras más

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Civilian oversight review of police in Ontario set for first public forum

TORONTO — A far-reaching review of civilian oversight of police in Ontario kicks off a series of public consultations on Wednesday as critics of the status quo call for sweeping reforms. 654 palabras más

Crime

'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

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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

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