Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario

June 19, 2009 11:34 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario Ombudsman Releases Annual Report on June 23

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin will release his annual report for the 2008-2009 fiscal year on Tuesday, June 23 - at an 11 a.m. news conference in the Queen's Park Media Studio. The report reviews the accomplishments of the Ombudsman's Office in the past year and updates recent and ongoing investigations.

Prior to the news conference, there will be a technical briefing for journalists from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in Committee Room 2, where copies of the Ombudsman's report will be available (under embargo until the news conference). Senior staff of the Ombudsman's office will be available to answer questions on background. Journalists who are not members of the Queen's Park Press Gallery are asked to report to Room 387A of the Legislative Building for passes, or call Gerald Christopher at 416-325-7922.

When the news conference begins at 11 a.m., the full report and media materials will be posted online at the Ombudsman's website, www.ombudsman.on.ca. Video of the news conference will also be posted on the website and YouTube later in the day.

During the news conference, live updates will be posted at the Ombudsman's Twitter account - www.twitter.com/Ont_Ombudsman. The Ombudsman will answer public questions via Twitter from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 23. The public can also make comments, ask the Ombudsman questions and discuss issues raised in the report through the Media section of the website as well as the Ombudsman's Facebook Page (search for "Ontario Ombudsman").

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