Integrity Commissioner

Integrity Commissioner

The Integrity Commissioner provides advice and education to Members of Council, Members of Local Boards (Restricted Definition) and Adjudicative Boards to assist in maintaining a high standard of ethical behaviour in City government.

The Integrity Commissioner also plays a role in investigating complaints (formal or informal) about the conduct of Members of Council, Members of Local Boards (Restricted Definition) and Adjudicative Boards in determining whether or not there has been a violation of the City Codes of Conduct.

Valerie Jepson was appointed by the City of Toronto to the position of Integrity Commissioner on September 6, 2014 for a 5-year, non-renewable term, replacing Janet Leiper who was the Integrity Commissioner from September 2009 to September 2014.

Message from the Integrity Commissioner - September 19, 2014

About the Office of the Integrity Commissioner

Resources and Reports

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Resources for Members

Am I doing the right thing? Members of Council and the City's Local and Adjudicative Boards ask for advice from the Integrity Commissioner.

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Reports to Council

The Integrity Commissioner makes periodic reports to Council: annually on the work of the office, on violations of the City's Codes of Conduct, and on matters referred to the office by City Council.

Recent Media Releases/Messages from the Commissioner

Valerie Jepson Integrity Commissioner

Valerie Jepson appointed as Integrity Commissioner

At its meeting of June 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2014, City Council appointed Valerie Jepson as the City's new Integrity Commissioner, effective September 6, 2014.  Valerie replaces Janet Leiper whose five-year term of office ended on September 5, 2014.