The Niagara Region has been informed by Paul Dubé, Ontario’s Ombudsman that an investigation into the Dec. 7, 2017 incident has been initiated.
The Regional Chair, Alan Caslin, and Chief Administrative Officer, Carmen D'Angelo, spoke with the Ombudsman yesterday and indicated that the Niagara Region welcomes the investigation. The corporation looks forward to working with the office of the Ombudsman in identifying and implementing any recommendations to improve our policies and procedures.
This investigation will complement the ongoing efforts to work with local media outlets to strengthen our policies to help ensure future incidents do not occur.
Daryl Barnhart, APR