Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario

April 07, 2011 14:37 ET

Statement from Ontario Ombudsman on SIU Investigation

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 7, 2011) - The Ministry of the Attorney General today released recommendations by the Honourable Patrick LeSage regarding the province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU). 

Ontario Ombudsman André Marin is currently investigating the Ministry's implementation of the recommendations in his 2008 report, Oversight Unseen, concerning his investigation into SIU's operational effectiveness and credibility.

"We will review Mr. LeSage's recommendations as part of our investigation of the Ministry of the Attorney General," Mr. Marin said. Because the investigation is ongoing, Mr. Marin is unable to comment further.

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