Accountability and Transparency



Accountability and transparency are standards of good government that enhance public trust. They are achieved through the municipality adopting measures which ensure that all activities and services are undertaken through a process that is accountable and transparent to its stakeholders. The following measures available to members of the public have been approved by Council to ensure the operations of the Town are accountable and transparent:

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Closed Meeting Investigations

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Municipal Ombudsman

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Freedom of Information - MFIPPA

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Codes of Conduct


Accountability and Transparency 
Policies and By-laws

The Town of Whitby has developed and maintains various policies respecting the accountability and transparency of municipal government and its operations. The following policies and by-laws have been adopted by Whitby Council:

For all other Town Policies and Procedures please access the Town Policy Manual.