Under the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006, every public servant has an Ethics Executive who is responsible for providing advice or making a determination about the application of conflict of interest rules and political activity restrictions, as well as giving directions about how to minimize contraventions.
Find out more about the Ethics Executive role and access resources.
Who is your Ethics Executive? The following list identifies the Ethics Executives for public servants:
|Current/Former Public Servant||Ethics Executive|
|Ministry employees||Deputy Minister|
|Former ministry employees||Public Service Commission|
|Ministers' staff||Integrity Commissioner|
|Chairs of public bodies||Integrity Commissioner|
|Appointees of public bodies||Chair of the public body|
|Public body employees||Chair of the public body or the person listed in O. Reg 147/10|
|Deputy ministers||Secretary of the Cabinet|
|Former deputy ministers||Integrity Commissioner|
|Secretary of the Cabinet||Integrity Commissioner|
|Former Cabinet Secretaries||Integrity Commissioner|
|Persons listed in O.Reg 147/10||Integrity Commissioner|
|Former public body employees and appointees||Integrity Commissioner|