SOURCE: Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario

August 01, 2017 12:55 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario Ombudsman to release report on Toronto school busing issues -- August 10

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 01, 2017) - Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé will release a report on his first systemic investigation related to school boards on Thursday, August 10 -- at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen's Park Media Studio.

The Ombudsman will deliver findings and recommendations on his Office's investigation into the Toronto District and Toronto Catholic District school boards' oversight of student transportation and their response to delays and disruptions at the start of the 2016-2017 school year.

More information on this investigation can be found here: https://www.ombudsman.on.ca/Investigations/SORT-Investigations/In-Progress/Toronto-school-busing-issues.aspx

Copies of the Ombudsman's report will be available to journalists in advance -- under embargo until the news conference -- from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in Committee Room 1. 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 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 available immediately on the Ombudsman's website, and later on YouTube at www.youtube.com/ontarioombudsman.

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