The general public, along with City of Grande Prairie employees and service providers, can report concerns of suspected waste and/or wrongdoing to the Disclosure of Wrongdoing and Reprisal Protection Program (formally known as the “Whistleblower Protection Program”).

Policies

The Disclosure of Wrongdoing and Reprisal Protection Program was created by Council policy to support the City’s commitment to leading and advancing a culture rooted in the highest ethical standards for employees. The program is governed by Policy 117 - Disclosure of Wrongdoing and Reprisal Protection Provisions.

If you have a Code of Conduct concern about an elected official, please note that conduct of the Mayor and members of Council is administered through and subject to the process listed in the Council Code of Conduct, Bylaw C-1384.

Reporting Methods

If your concern is about a City employee, please access our online reporting form via the button below.

Report Online

Or submit a claim via mail to:

For claims against a City employee, other than the City Manager and/or a Director:

ATTN: City Manager, Policy 117

P.O. Bag 4000

Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6V3

For claims against the City Manager and/or a Director:

ATTN: City Clerk, Policy 117

P.O. Bag 4000

Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6V3

The City of Grande Prairie is committed to pursuing all claims with sufficient specific information to initiate an investigation.

Concerns about the Mayor or a member of Council must be submitted to one of the options below per the Council Code of Conduct:

Email: legservices@cityofgp.com

Phone: 780-357-7523

Mail:    ATTN: City Clerk, Bylaw C-1384

              P.O. Bag 4000

              Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6V3

Tracking and Reporting

The City Manager will be responsible for bringing forward a report to Council before the end of January each year that provides the total number in the preceding year of:

· wrongdoing reports involving employees;

· findings of wrongdoing involving employees;

· open investigations involving employees; and

· closed investigations involving employees.