Ethics Executives

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 prescribed 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

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