Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario

August 07, 2013 14:10 ET

Media Advisory: Ombudsman to Announce Case Assessment Result-August 8

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 7, 2013) - Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will hold a news conference to announce the result of his latest case assessment:

When: Thursday, August 8 at 1 p.m.

Where: Queen's Park Media Studio

Live webcast at 1 p.m. and video thereafter at

Live tweets on Twitter: @Ont_Ombudsman (#OOLive)

In the wake of the recent shooting death of Sammy Yatim, the Ombudsman's Office has been assessing whether or not to launch an investigation into what direction is provided to police by Ontario's Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services with respect to de-escalating conflict situations.

Journalists who wish to attend the news conference and 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.

Please note: Mr. Marin will not be available for one-on-one interviews.

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