Disclosure of Wrongdoing in the Workplace

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The Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA), which came into force on April 15, 2007 following the passing of the Federal Accountability Act in December 2006, requires all departments to make an internal disclosure process available to their staff for reporting allegations of wrongdoing. The PSDPA also requires each chief executive to promptly provide public access to information on founded cases of wrongdoing investigated in accordance with the Act.

Article 11 (1) (c) of the PSDPA states that each chief executive must: if a wrongdoing is found as a result of a disclosure made under section 12, promptly provide public access to information that:

Under article 8 of the PSDPA, wrongdoing is defined as an act or omission concerning:

This web site will be updated every fiscal year to provide public access to information on founded cases of wrongdoing, investigated in accordance with the PSDPA.

The rules and principles governing the reporting of founded disclosures of wrongdoing in the workplace are outlined in the PSDPA, which can be found at: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/P-31.9/

Please note that information that would normally be withheld under the Access to Information Act or the Privacy Act does not appear on this web site.