Bureau de l’inspecteur général


On June 13, 2014, the Charter of Ville of Montreal, metropolis of Québec was amended to create the function of Inspector General of the City of Montreal and give it its mandate and powers.

Inspectors general

  • Me Brigitte Bishop December 17, 2018 to April 15, 2024
  • Me Brigitte Bishop (interim) July 25, 2018 to December 16, 2018
  • Me Denis Gallant June 13, 2014 to July 24, 2018
Bureau de l’inspecteur général

Mission and Values

Inspectors general are entrusted with fostering and promoting accountability and integrity in government. According to the Association of Inspectors General, the public expects them to prevent, detect, identify, expose and eliminate fraud, waste, corruption, illegal acts and abuse in public bodies.

Three values are at the core of the Inspector General of Ville de Montréal’s mission:


The Inspector General oversees the awarding and carrying out of contracts and works to improve practices, so citizens can have trust in their municipal public institutions where contractual matters are concerned.


The mandate given to the Inspector General aims to ensure integrity in the awarding and carrying out of contracts.


One of the purposes of the investigations conducted by the Inspector General is to improve the transparency of municipal activities and decisions by shedding light on certain issues and bringing forward recommendations or other courses of action.

The Office of Inspector General of Ville de Montréal has been a member of the Association of Inspectors General since June 9, 2014.
In 2017, the Inspector General of Ville de Montréal was appointed member of the Board of Directors.