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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.

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Commissioner Dion reports on a referral from the Public Sector Integrity Com​​missioner –​ January 24, 2023

Latest Members’ Compliance Stat​us Report – January 4​​, ​2023

Minister contravened Conflict of Interest Act in awarding of contracts to company owned by friend: report – Decemb​er 1​3​, ​2​02​​2

Report on a matter referred by the Public Sector Integ​rity Commissioner​ – December 1​​, ​202​​2​​

Report on survey of Public Office Holders subject to the Conflict of Interest Act​ – November 25​​, ​202​​2​

Appearance of conflict of in​terest the origin of alleged wrongdoing in Scott Report: Referral from the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner – A​ug​ust 24​, ​2​​02​​2​

Eyes on the ball: Political ​staff in ministers’ offices face strict conflict of interest rules​ ​ ​Op​-ed by Commissioner​ Dion published in The ​Hill Times​ – August 3, 2022​

Prevention a key focus of Conflict of Interest Act’s administration: 2021-2022 annual report​​ – June 9​, ​202​​2​

Annual report highlights successful management of increased workload in administering Members' Code in 2021-2022​  May 30​, 2022​

Opening remarks before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics - 2022-2023 Main Estimates​  May 12, 2022​

Sponsored travel by MPs remained low in 2021 for a second year: Report – March ​3, 2022

Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs: Section 33 Comprehensive Review of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons​ – February 3, 2022​​​​

Opening Statement ​before House of Commons Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs​ – February 3, 2022​​​​

​​Spend time on ethics prep to save time handling pit​falls ​ Op-ed by Commissioner​ Dion published in The Hill Times​ – January 20, 2022​

Opening Statement by Commissioner Dion before House of Commons Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs​ – December 14, ​202​​1​​

Ratansi Report Executive Summary​ June 15, 2021

Timely advice and adaptation focus of annual reports for 2020-2​021  June 10, 2021

Opening Statement by Commissioner Dion before House of Commons Standin​g Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics May 28, 2021

Release of Morneau II Report by Commissioner Dion examines preferential treatment and friendship  May 13, 2021

An appearance of conflict of interest focus of Trudeau III Report by Commissioner Dion ​ May 13, 2021​

International panel hosted by members of European Parliament highlighted ethics and lobbying frameworks in France and Canada  March 31, 2021​

United Kingdom committee discussed role of Canada’s Ethics Commissioner​ –​ March 25, 2021

Report shows steep drop in sponsored trips in 2020 ​ March 11, 2021

​​​Op-ed by Commissioner Dion published in The Hill Times January 20, 2021​

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

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



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