October 27, 2016
Integrity Commissioner J. David Wake has been appointed Temporary Financial Accountability Officer for the province of Ontario. He takes on this role, in addition to his existing duties, as the current FAO Stephen LeClair is on extended medical leave.
“I understand and appreciate the work that the Financial Accountability Office undertakes to educate and inform Ontarians on economic and fiscal matters,” Commissioner Wake said. “I look forward to working closely with the FAO staff to continue the important financial and economic analysis that has been the foundation of Mr. LeClair’s work.”
Commissioner Wake was appointed by Order in Council on October 26, 2016. The appointment is effective for up to six months.
About the OIC
The Office of the Integrity Commissioner has five key responsibilities: members’ integrity, ministers’ staff ethical conduct, lobbyists registration, disclosure of wrongdoing (whistle-blowing) and expenses review for Cabinet Ministers, opposition leaders, and selected agencies.
An Officer of the Legislative Assembly, the Integrity Commissioner is independent of government.
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Andrew Willis, Communications Coordinator
Office of the Integrity Commissioner