Public Sector Integrity Commissioner resigns

Announcement comes as AG reveals commissioner is being audited

The federal government’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Christiane Ouimet, announced her resignation (effective two days ago) just as it was revealed her office is being audited by the Auditor General’s office. According to a statement from the Auditor General’s office, there were “complaints against the “Commissioner of Public Sector Integrity and we are conducting an audit. However, we are not providing any further details about this.” The commissioner’s position was created by the Conservative government in 2007 to provide civil servants and members of the public an outlet to complain about wrongdoing in the public sector. Over the past four years, Ouimet’s annual reports have contained no findings wrongdoing.

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