Media Advisory: FAO to publish financial review of Ontario’s autism services

[La version française suit le texte anglais.]


TORONTO, July 20, 2020 – On Tuesday, July 21,2020, the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO) will publish its financial review of Ontario’s autism services and program design considerations for the new Ontario Autism Program, which is scheduled to be in place by 2021.

The report will be posted on the FAO website at 09:00 a.m.

The FAO will provide a background briefing for accredited media at 10:00 a.m. via web conference following the release of the report. Please contact Jessica Martin at (647) 527 2385 or for log-in and password information.

At the media briefing, senior officials from the FAO will provide a brief presentation and answer questions on a not-for-attribution basis.

Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer, Peter Weltman, will be available for “on-the-record” media questions immediately following the background briefing at 10:30 a.m.

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For further information, please contact:
Jessica Martin l 647.527.2385 l l