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Expert advice for Ontario Ombudsman on his bid for jurisdiction over hospitals and long term care facilities

Expert advice for Ontario Ombudsman on his bid for jurisdiction over hospitals and long term care facilities

Ontario Ombudsman André Marin’s bid for jurisdiction to investigate complaints about patients’ experiences at the province’s hospitals and long-term care facilities has support from a wide range of patient advocacy groups. Marin stresses that his counterparts in all the other provinces have jurisdiction to investigate these types of complaints, although the scope of their powers…