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Ministry of Transportation still hasn't fixed ghost license issue.
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The Ministry of Transportation still hasn't fixed a glitch that could leaves convicted drunk drivers with a valid license.

The annual report by Ontario's Ombudsman reveals there's still a problem with "ghost drivers' licenses" in the province.

Andre Marin first revealed the issue in 2012, but this report states there's still a potential to public safety.

When someone is convicted or issued a fine a "master license" is created. If there are spelling mistakes or incorrect information entered, it doesn't link up to your drivers license record already in the system, so a duplicate is made.

The ministry is still reviewing the issue.

Marin also updates the investigation into Hydro One billing practises. He notes there have been 7,900 complaints because of over-billing or receiving no bills at all. He says the number keeps going up.

An investigation was launched in February after multiple customer complaints.

The ombudsman reveals he will release his report on unlicensed daycares later this summer after multiple deaths reported

Marin's office received a 37 per cent increase of complaints compared to last year. He attributes the rise to the Hydro One investigation.


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The Ministry of Transportation still hasn't fixed a glitch that could leaves convicted drunk drivers with a valid license.

The annual report by Ontario's Ombudsman reveals there's still a problem with "ghost drivers' licenses" in the province.

Andre Marin first revealed the issue in 2012, but this report states there's still a potential to public safety.

When someone is convicted or issued a fine a "master license" is created. If there are spelling mistakes or incorrect information entered, it doesn't link up to your drivers license record already in the system, so a duplicate is made.

The ministry is still reviewing the issue.

Marin also updates the investigation into Hydro One billing practises. He notes there have been 7,900 complaints because of over-billing or receiving no bills at all. He says the number keeps going up.

An investigation was launched in February after multiple customer complaints.

The ombudsman reveals he will release his report on unlicensed daycares later this summer after multiple deaths reported

Marin's office received a 37 per cent increase of complaints compared to last year. He attributes the rise to the Hydro One investigation.


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