Disclosing wrongdoing

  • A serious contravention of a law or regulation applicable in Québec; 
  • A serious breach of the standards of ethics and professional conduct; 
  • A misuse of funds or property belonging to a public body; 
  • Gross mismanagement within a public body, including an abuse of authority; 
  • An act or omission that seriously compromises a person's health or safety or the environment
  • The fact of ordering or advising a person to commit a wrongdoing. 

See the What is a wrongdoing? section for more details.

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The Québec Ombudsman pledges to protect the confidentiality of the information transmitted. Under the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information, the information obtained or created by the Québec Ombudsman in the context of verification or investigation as the result of disclosure of wrongdoing cannot be communicated.

Relevant information

Describe the act committed, by indicating, if possible:


  • The name and address of the public body involved;
  • The name of the unit involved;
  • The name, function and contact information of the person who committed the act;
  • If the act consists of something you heard, the identity of the speaker;
  • If other people are involved or are aware of the act in question, their name, function and contact information.


  • If the act was already committed, specify when. If it is about to occur, please indicate it.


  • A description of the act;
  • A description of the events.
  • If you would like to make an anonymous disclosure, please provide as much information as possible so that the verification or investigation can be completed.


  • Place where the act was committed.


  • Why you consider that the act qualifies as wrongdoing.

The wrongdoing

Max. 30,000 characters 0/30,000

Your contact information


Phone (daytime)

Phone number

Phone number

Phone number

Phone number

Phone number


Preferred method of contact

Privileged contact method

Supporting documents - disclosure

To speed up processing of your disclosure, please provide only the documents pertaining to the situation you are reporting.

Attach documents

Accepted file types:
.avi, .bmp, .cda, .doc, .docx, .docm, .dot, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .mht, .mp3, .mp4, .mpeg, .mpg, .pdf, .png, .pps, .ppsx, .ppt, .pptm, .pptx, .rtf, .tif, .tiff, .txt, .wav, .wma, .wmv, .wpl, .wps, .xls, .xlsm, .xlsx and .xps.

All attached files cannot exceed 90,000 Kb (90 MB).

Note: You may also mail us your documents.

Authorization and authentication


In submitting this form, you authorize the Québec Ombudsman to collect your personal information with a view to applying the Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies.