Public disclosure statements for Ontario’s 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 October 6, 2011. As stipulated by the Members’ Integrity Act, 1994, all members are required to privately disclose their assets, liabilities and other information in a statement filed with the Integrity Commissioner 60 days after a provincial election. All MPPs have met with Integrity Commissioner Lynn Morrison to discuss their statements.
“Meeting with new and returning members has provided me with the opportunity to discuss the conflict of interest issues they face in public office,” Commissioner Morrison said. “I am grateful for the continued cooperation and support from all members.”
The Commissioner is required to publicly disclose certain information from each MPP’s private disclosure statement. The statements are available at www.oico.on.ca and can also be viewed in the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly.
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 largest agencies
- 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.
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