Office of the Ethics Counsellor
Last revised April 13, 2018

Created in 1994, the Office of the Ethics Counsellor was responsible for the administration of the Conflict of Interest and Post Employment Code for Public Office Holders (aka the Conflict of Interest Code) and acted as an advisor to public office holders.

Evolution to present day:

The Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner provides confidential advice to MPs and public office holders and may conduct inquiries or examinations.  Summaries of compliance documents required of each MP are available to the public on request, by fax or mail.  The public may access information on documents required of a public office holder online.

 

References

· Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner: About the Office
· Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada: Key Events and Evolution of the Act