About OIG

The mandate of the Inspector General is to oversee contracting processes and the carrying out of contracts by the City or by a legal person related to the City, such as:

  • Montréal’s Subway and Bus Service (Société de Transport de Montréal-STM)
  • Montréal’s Housing and Development Society (Société d’habitation et de développement de Montréal-SHDM)
  • Jean Drapeau Park Society (Société du parc Jean-Drapeau)

Main Actions

1. Oversee
the awarding and performance of contracts by the City or any related legal person.
2. Recommend
to the council any measure aimed at preventing a breach of integrity in the making of contracts by the City or the carrying out of such contracts.
3. Recommend
to the council any measure designed to foster compliance with the applicable legal provisions and the City’s requirements regarding contracting or contract performance.
4. Verify
within the City, the implementation of such measures adopted by any council.
5. Train
council members as well as the officers and employees to recognize and prevent any breach of integrity or of the applicable rules in the making of contracts by the City or the carrying out of such contracts.