Disclosure of Wrongdoings

Do you think you may have witnessed a wrongdoing relating to the MWI CIUSSS?

Under the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies, the disclosure of a wrongdoing made to the Officer responsible for dealing with disclosures at the MWI CIUSSS or to the Québec Ombudsman is confidential and the individual is protected against reprisals. 


What is a wrongdoing?

Any act committed or about to be committed against the MWI CIUSSS and that constitutes: 

  • A contravention of an Act or regulation applicable in Québec;
  • A serious breach of the standards of ethics and professional conduct;
  • A misuse of funds or property belonging to the institution, including the funds or property it manages or holds for others;
  • Gross mismanagement within a public agency, including an abuse of authority;
  • Any act or omission that seriously compromises or may seriously compromise a person’s health or safety or the environment;
  • Directing or counselling a person to commit a wrongdoing above.

Examples of wrongdoings:

  • Misusing influence in transactions for benefit;
  • Misappropriation of funds, supplies or other assets (pay cheques, cheques, etc.);
  • Falsification of reported work hours;
  • Falsification of cheques, invoices and requisitions;
  • Impropriety with intent in the handling or reporting of money or financial transactions;
  • Misusing the institution’s assets (for example: office supplies, vehicles, mobile phones, computers) for personal gain;
  • Destruction, removal or inappropriate use of archives, records, furniture, fixtures, and equipment;
  • Unauthorized use of confidential information;
  • Disclosing confidential and proprietary information to outside parties for benefit; 
  • Undeclared conflicts of interest;
  • Accepting or seeking anything of material value from suppliers or persons providing services or materials to the institution;
  • Accepting bribes or benefits to act.

How do I disclose a wrongdoing?

Anonymous and confidential disclosures can be made by calling the toll-free number dedicated to our institution.


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