Disclosure of wrongdoing

You believe you have witnessed wrongdoing and want to blow the whistle to preserve the integrity and trust in the federal public sector. Here’s how you can disclose wrongdoing with the Office.

Five questions to ask yourself before disclosing
Protection from reprisal
How to disclose wrongdoing

Reprisal Complaints

You believe you are suffering from reprisal because of a disclosure you made or because you participated as a witness in an investigation. Here are the steps you can take to submit a reprisal complaint and more information about this process. 

How am I protected?
The role of the Office
How to file a complaint of reprisal

Public Sector Integrity Commissioner


Joe Friday was appointed Commissioner for the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada on March 27, 2015. 

About the Commissioner

How Investigations Work

You are involved in an investigation by this
Office or are curious about the processes we
follow. Learn about our independent and
neutral process.

About the investigation process

What’s New

Keep up to date on the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner's news and events.

PM welcomes new Public Sector Integrity Commissioner

Video - Disclosing Wrongdoing in the Federal Public Sector


Read about the Commissioner's findings of wrongdoing and referrals to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunal. 

Case Reports
Referrals to the Tribunal