This section of our website contains information about the role, mandate, structure and activities of the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.
In Who We Are, you can get to know Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, and review the history of the Office and the development of Canada’s federal ethics regimes. You can learn how the independence of the Commissioner as an Officer of Parliament is assured, find out how the Office is organized and view presentations given by the Commissioner. From here, you can also link to available employment opportunities.
The What We Do pages contain information about the Office’s activities in administering the Conflict of Interest Act for public office holders and the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons. These include advising public office holders and Members, reviewing their confidential information, making available publicly declarable information, investigating possible contraventions and reporting to Parliament. Here, you can also learn about how the Office works with others.
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