New Ontario Ombudsman to start April 1: Mr. Paul Dubé

New Ontario Ombudsman to start April 1: Mr. Paul Dubé

March 10, 2016

(TORONTO – February 17, 2016) Mr. J. Paul Dubé of Ottawa has been appointed as Ontario’s seventh Ombudsman for a five-year term, to begin April 1, 2016. His appointment by an all-party committee of the Legislative Assembly was announced yesterday and approved by unanimous vote in the Legislature.

Prior to his appointment as Ontario Ombudsman, Mr. Dubé served within the federal government as Canada’s first Taxpayers’ Ombudsman, from 2008 to 2014. “I am honoured by this appointment, and I look forward to serving the people of Ontario,” Mr. Dubé said. “It’s a privilege to join the Ontario Ombudsman’s office, whose work I have admired and respected for many years.”

Mr. Dubé will be relocating to Toronto. Ms. Barbara Finlay remains the Acting Ombudsman until his term begins.

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