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.