Public disclosure statements for Ontario Members of Provincial Parliament have been filed with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, the Office of the Integrity Commissioner announced today. The statements reflect each MPP’s holdings as of Sept. 1, 2009.
All members are required to disclose their sources of income, assets and liabilities in a statement filed each year with the Integrity Commissioner, as stipulated by the Members’ Integrity Act, 1994. This information also includes details on any gifts received with a value in excess of $200. As follow-up, through the fall each MPP met with Acting Integrity Commissioner Lynn Morrison to discuss their statement.
“I am pleased, as always, with the cooperation we have received from the province’s MPPs. The meetings are informative, and give me an opportunity to remind MPPs of the many ways this office works to help them achieve their ethical goals,” Commissioner Morrison said.
The public statements are available at www.oico.on.ca. They can also be viewed in the Office of the Clerk, Legislative Building, Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ont., M7Z 1A2.
About the OIC
The Office of the Integrity Commissioner has five key responsibilities:
- Members’ Integrity
- Public service disclosure of wrongdoing (whistle-blowing)
- Expenses review for Cabinet Ministers, Opposition Leaders, and 22 of Ontario’s
- Ministers’ staff ethical conduct
- Lobbyists registration
An Officer of the Legislative Assembly, the Integrity Commissioner is independent of government.
More information on the OIC and its work is available at www.oico.on.ca.
Ce communiqué est également disponible en français.
Office of the Integrity Commissioner of Ontario