Welcome to the site of the Office of the Ethics Commissioner for the Province of Alberta. The office was established on April 1, 1992.
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Under Section 26(1) of the Conflicts of Interest Act the Ethics Commissioner, or any of the staff, may not disclose to anyone:
a) the fact that the office has received a request for an investigation;
b) whether an investigation is being conducted or not;
c) the outcome of any such investigation.
If there are sufficient grounds or evidence to conduct an investigation, and following completion of an investigation, the Ethics Commissioner submits a report to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly as required under Section 27 of the Conflicts of Interest Act which then will be handled as required under Section 28 of the Conflicts of Interest Act.
The Office of the Ethics Commissioner will not provide any comment on ANY alleged or actual investigation to any person unless authorized or required to do so under the Conflicts of Interest Act.