Ethics is interwoven into everything that we do. This is especially true for public servants. While we execute the mandates of our departments and the elected officials we serve, we make countless ethical decisions in our business and personal lives daily. The work of serving the public interest is a noble but often complicated pursuit.
FMI – Ontario Chapter is delighted to welcome Ontario Integrity Commissioner Wake and Toronto Integrity Commissioner Batty. Experience this unique opportunity to hear how the Integrity Commissioners’ offices work at both the provincial and municipal level. After the Integrity Commissioners discuss their mandates, you will have the opportunity to join the conversation by asking questions to learn more about upcoming trends and considerations in their offices.
Price: $20 general admission / $10 students (to cover costs)
3 CPD Hours
Click here for more information: Ethics in Government Brochure
Webinar Schedule & Topics:
8:30 – 9:00 am
Adobe Room Opens for Registrants
9:00 – 9:15 am
Carlene Alexander, Comptroller General & Deputy Minister, Treasury Board Secretariat
9:15 – 10:00 am
Overview of the Ontario Integrity Commissioner’s Office
The Honourable J. David Wake, Integrity Commissioner of Ontario
10:00 – 10:45 am
Overview of the Toronto Integrity Commissioner’s Office
Jonathan Batty, Integrity Commissioner City of Toronto
10:45 – 11:00 am
11:00 – 11:45 am
Q&A with the Integrity Commissioners
The Honourable J. David Wake & Jonathan Batty answer your questions
11:45 – 12:00 pm
Gary Wuschnakowski, Director, Financial Capacity, Control & Assurance, Treasury Board Secretariat, and President FMI Ontario Chapter
12:00 – 12:15 pm
Annual General Meeting
2021 Annual General Meeting Documents: List of Nominations
After much feedback, we will be broadcasting this session over Adobe Connect only. We will not be using a separate teleconference line.
INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER - J. DAVID WAKE - Ontario
The Honourable J. David Wake was appointed Ontario's Integrity Commissioner in 2016 and renewed for a second term in 2021. He was previously Associate Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice from 1999 to 2005, after which he returned to presiding duties in Brampton and then Ottawa. In 2013, Commissioner Wake was appointed Vice-Chairperson of the new federal Social Security Tribunal for Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security appeals.
Commissioner Wake was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1974 and practiced law in Ottawa for 20 years. He was an instructor in criminal law for many years at the Bar Admission Course. Commissioner Wake is a co-author of the Annotated Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and a Contributing Writer and Reviewer of Ontario Courtroom Procedure. He assisted in the planning and development of a national program for newly-appointed judges and has presented at this program since 2004. He has lectured at seminars and conferences locally and internationally.
INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER - JONATHAN BATTY - City of Toronto
Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Batty was the Associate Chair of two provincial adjudicative tribunals, the Licence Appeal Tribunal and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Before that, he was the Director of Compliance and General Counsel at Elections Ontario for a ten year period. Commissioner Batty has practiced in the field of public and administrative law throughout his career, which has included being counsel for the governments of Ontario and Canada, the Law Society of Ontario, and at a legal aid clinic specializing in disability rights cases. He has taught professional responsibility and public law in the bar admission course, is a member of a number of professional associations, and has spoken at conferences for lawyers and public officials in Ontario, the United States, and internationally about regulatory best practices. He is called to the Bar in Ontario.
OPENING REMARKS - Carlene Alexander
Comptroller General and Deputy Minister, Treasury Board Secretariat
CLOSING REMARKS - Gary Wuschnakowski
Director, Financial Capacity, Control & Assurance, Treasury Board Secretariat, and President FMI Ontario Chapter