Disclosure of wrongdoing

What is a wrongdoing?

Before filling in the form, make sure that the act you wish to report is an admissible wrongdoing, concerning Dawson College, and committed less than a year ago, or about to be committed:

  • 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;
  • Directing or counselling a person to commit a wrongdoing.

See the Quebec Ombudsman Web site for more information and examples.

Who can use this form?

Current employees can use this form. If you are not a current employee, you may still disclose a wrongdoing directly to the Quebec Ombudsman. You are protected against measures of reprisal, for details consult the Whistleblower Policy.

Is this form secure?

Yes, this form is secure and the information transmitted is rigorously encrypted to prevent pirating. Only the Director of Corporate can access the data.

Dawson College 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 in the context of verification or investigation as the result of disclosure of wrongdoing cannot be communicated.


Only the sections marked with an asterisk (*) are required fields.

Relevant information

Describe the act committed, by indicating, if possible:


  • 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.


  • 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.


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


  • Place where the act was committed.


  • Why you consider that the act qualifies as wrongdoing.
  • The wrongdoing

  • Your contact information

  • Identification

  • Phone (daytime)

  • E-mail

  • Preferred method of contact

  • Supporting documents

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

  • Attach documents

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      All attached files cannot exceed 30,000 Ko (30 MB).

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    Last Modified: October 28, 2022