The Ombudsman is an Officer of the Legislature. The Ombudsman's mandate is set out in the Ombudsman Act.
The Ombudsman investigates complaints about the administration of Ontario's provincial governmental organizations. The Ombudsman can investigate individual complaints, concerns brought forward by Members of Provincial Parliament, and on his own initiative. The Ombudsman can also investigate citizens' complaints about closed municipal meetings, where no municipal investigator is in place. The Ombudsman services are free. There is a toll-free number and information about the Ombudsman is available on the internet and through Ombudsman publications.
The Ombudsman submits his reports to the Legislative Assembly.
|TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED||10,782,400||10,472,000||310,400||10,283,437|
|Total Operating Expense||10,782,400||10,472,000||310,400||10,283,437|
|STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS|
|Salaries and wages||6,965,300|
|Transportation and communication||593,000|
|Supplies and equipment||248,900|
|Total Operating Expense to be Voted||10,782,400|
|Total Operating Expense for Ombudsman Ontario Program||10,782,400|