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About TI Canada

Transparency International Canada (TI Canada), established in 1996, is a Canada anti-corruption not-for-profit organization. We are the Canadian chapter of the global Transparency International (TI) movement which has chapters working in more than 100 countries and an unparalleled global understanding and expertise of the challenges.

Our Vision

TI’s vision is a world in which government, politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free from corruption.

Our Priorities

  • Combatting corruption of all kinds in Canada
  • Reducing the role of Canadian companies and individuals in fuelling corruption overseas
  • Educating Canadians about the many faces of corruption and the harm that it causes
  • Advocating for tighter anti corruption legislation and better whistleblower protection

TI Canada is a not for profit organization run by a volunteer working board which is elected for a maximum of two three-year terms. The Board is supported by members who serve on committees and vote at TI Canada’s Annual General meeting.

Governance

Board Guidance
TI Canada board members adhere to Governance Guidelines, maintaining a standard of transparent and accountable stewardship and following a Code of Ethics that covers Conflict of Interest, Role, Election, Duties, etc.

By-law
TI Canada was launched in November 1996 and became a charity in February 2009. In October 2013, it received its Continuance under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act).

Annual General Meeting
Each year, TI Canada holds an Annual General Meeting for members. For each AGM, members receive an Agenda, the President’s and Executive Director’s Reports, audited Financial Statements, Nomination Information and Bios of New Board Members, as well as any additional information upon which members are expected to vote. The 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of TI Canada was held on 23 June 2015.