What We Do

Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion and his staff administer the Conflict of Interest Act for public office holders and the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons. The Act and the Code set out a number of obligations and prohibit various activities that involve conflicts between private and public interests, or have the potential to do so.

The Office administers these two regimes by:

Our activities in support of this role include working with others in jurisdictions across Canada and around the world.

The Commissioner is also mandated to provide confidential advice to the Prime Minister about conflict of interest and ethics issues.