Ombudsman Toronto: Celebrating One Decade – Looking to the Next
The City of Toronto Ombudsman says 2019 marks a decade of success for her office in its work to ensure fairness in City services and administration.
City Ombudsman finds Poor Communications in Toronto Hydro Pole Replacement Project
The City of Toronto's Ombudsman says Toronto Hydro did not notify a number of east-end homeowners that it would be replacing and/or installing new hydro poles on the City right-of-way in front of their homes.
City Ombudsman Monitoring Snow Removal Concerns
Ombudsman Toronto is aware of broad-based public concern about snow removal in Toronto this winter, and is monitoring these issues closely.
Toronto Ombudsman says City Staff Did Not Adequately Protect Historic Train Station
City of Toronto Ombudsman Susan Opler says poor communication and coordination, a lack of enforcement and inadequate supervision by City staff helped derail plans for the restoration of the historic Mimico Train Station through a Section 37 agreement under the Planning Act for a community benefit.
Toronto Ombudsman to Review TTC Investigation of Incident on Streetcar
Ombudsman Toronto will be reviewing the TTC's investigation to examine whether it was appropriately thorough, fair and transparent and whether its conclusions are reasonable, based on the available evidence.
Complaints to Toronto Ombudsman Up in 2017
City of Toronto Ombudsman Susan Opler says that in 2017, her office handled nearly 1650 complaints about City services, up 7% from the year before.
City Ombudsman Recommends Changes to Winter Respite Services for the Homeless
The City of Toronto Ombudsman says the City gave people experiencing homelessness and the general public outdated, inaccurate and inconsistent information this winter about critically important services.
City Ombudsman says Toronto Community Housing Priority Transfer Process Giving Tenants False Hope
The City of Toronto Ombudsman says Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) is being fundamentally unfair to tenants who seek to move to another unit because their current accommodation puts their health or safety at risk.
City Ombudsman Looking into Toronto’s Cold-Weather Services for the Homeless
The City of Toronto Ombudsman has begun an Enquiry into the recent confusion over the winter programs offered to the City’s homeless.
Toronto Ombudsman Recommends $462,000 Payment to Senior
The City of Toronto’s Ombudsman says it is only fair that the City repay a senior citizen $462,000 it got from the sale of his house.