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Designated Officer Toolkit


Designated Officers (DOs) are a primary point of contact for employees who wish to seek advice or report wrongdoing. The role is responsible for providing advice, protecting confidentiality, and managing and investigating reports of wrongdoing in accordance with procedures established.

designated officer toolkit cover from November 2023 edition

Designated Officer Toolkit

This toolkit provides guidance for DOs when responding to requests for advice, receiving disclosures and conducting PIDA investigations within their organizations. PIDA covers many different types of public sector organizations in British Columbia and addresses a variety of situations that could meet the definition of wrongdoing. The information is intended as general information and each DO should take appropriate steps according to their unique organizational composition, the individuals involved and the subject matter of the disclosure.

To view the full toolkit, please click here.


Below we have listed the individual resources from the toolkit.

Looking for Advice?

If you need assistance with your organization’s policies and procedures, please contact us.

If your organization receives a report of wrongdoing and has yet to establish internal procedures you should contact the Ombudsperson.