Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario

December 09, 2011 13:04 ET

Media Advisory: Ontario Ombudsman to Release Report on SIU and Ministry of the Attorney General-December 14

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2011) - Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release a report on his latest investigation on Wednesday, December 14 - at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen's Park Media Studio.

He will report on his investigation into the Ministry of the Attorney General's implementation of recommendations concerning reform of the Special Investigations Unit.

Prior to the news conference, there will be a technical briefing for journalists from 9:45 a.m. 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.

The news conference will be streamed live and can be watched online at the Ombudsman's website, www.ombudsman.on.ca, where the full report and media materials will also be posted at 11 a.m. As well, live updates will be posted at the Ombudsman's Twitter account - www.twitter.com/Ont_Ombudsman. Video of the news conference will be posted later on YouTube (www.YouTube.com/OntarioOmbudsman), and members of the public can make comments, ask questions and discuss issues raised in the report on the Ombudsman's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/OntarioOmbudsman).

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