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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Check this page regularly for news releases and media statements issued by the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner about events such as the release of annual ​reports on the Conflict of Interest Act and the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of ​Commons​ and reports on investigations under the Act and Code.


Opening remarks by Commissioner Dion ​to ETHI Committee ​ November 27, 2020

Opening remarks before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in the context of the Committee’s study of Government Spending, WE Charity and the Canada Student Service Grant​​ – November 24, 2020​

Inquiry report highlights importance of meeting Code’s compliance requirements​ ​​ November 19, 2020

Members’ Compliance Status Report updated – November 4​, ​2020​​​

Deputy Minister subject of September 2020 report from Ethics Commissioner  September 30, 2020

Issuance of order: official dealings​​ September 16, 2020

New report on alleged wrongdoing under the Conflict of Interest Act​​  July ​9, 2020​

Commissioner Mario Dion reports on administration of conflict of interest regimes in 2019-2020​​ June 17, 2020

Two reports released on matters referred by Public Sector Integrity Commissioner April 22, 2020​

Commissioner Dion releases annual list of​ sponsored trips taken by Members of Parliament​  March 12​, 2020

Commissioner Dion reports on matter referred from Public Sector Integrity Commissioner​  March 10, 2020

Commissioner Dion finds former Member failed to meet disclosure obligations  February 5, 2020​

Op-ed by Commissioner Dion​​ published in The Hill Times ​ January 21, 2020

The OCIEC launches new website​  October 24, 2019

Contravention of section 9 of Conflict of Interest Act found in report released by Commissioner Dion – August 14, 2019

Attempt to use MP position to further a private interest—Commissioner Dion reports on breach of Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons  July 10, 2019

Commissioner Mario Dion reports on administration of Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons in 2018-2019  June 10, 2019

Commissioner Mario Dion reports on administration of Conflict of Interest Act in 2018-2019  June 3, 2019

Former senior public office holder breached Conflict of Interest Act’s post-employment rules  May 30, 2019

Update to March 12 Statement  April 26, 2019

List of Sponsored Travel 2018 released  April 1, 2019

Statement on behalf of the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner  March 12, 2019

Mario Dion finds Conflict of Interest Act was contravened in new examination report  Dec. 12, 2018

Mario Dion finds contravention of conflict of interest regime in new inquiry report – Dec. 4, 2018

Conflict of Interest Act contravened in decision related to Arctic surf clam licence – Sept. 12, 2018

Office releases first quarterly statistical report on its activities  July 31, 2018

Hiring of alleged friend focus of Mario Dion’s new examination report June 22, 2018

Ethics Commissioner reports on examination involving Finance Minister June 18, 2018

Mario Dion reports on two inquiries involving a Member of Parliament June 14, 2018

Annual report on federal conflict of interest regime tabled in Parliament  June 12, 2018

Mario Dion discontinues examination of post-employment activities of former public office holder  June 7, 2018

Annual report on federal conflict of interest regime tabled in Parliament  June 5, 2018

Ethics Commissioner signs MOU on education and outreach with Lobbying Commissioner  March 27, 2018

List of Sponsored Travel 2017 released  ​March 27, 2018


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