1. ​​Members of Council shall avoid the improper use of the influence of their office, and conflicts of interest, both apparent and real. Members of Council shall not extend, in their discharge of their official duties, preferential treatment to family members, organizations or groups in which they or their family member have a pecuniary interest.
  2. Members of Council shall avoid any interest in any contract made by him/her in his/her official capacity and shall not contract with the City or any agency thereof for the sale and purchase of supplies, material or equipment or for the rental thereof.

  3. Members of Council shall not engage in the management of a business carried on by a corporation nor profit directly or indirectly from a business, including but not limited to a corporation, that does business or has contracted with the City of Brampton, or hold an office or directorship, unless holding the office or directorship is in a social club, religious organization, other charitable organization or corporations with shares directly or indirectly held by the municipality.

  4. Approved exceptions

    A Member of Council may engage in an activity prohibited by clause 1(c) if the following conditions are met:

    1. The Member has disclosed all material facts to the Integrity Commissioner.
    2. The Integrity Commissioner is satisfied that the activity, as carried on in the specified manner, did not create a conflict between the Member’s private interest and public duty.
    3. The Integrity Commissioner has given the Member his or her approval and has specified the manner in which the Member of Council may remedy the situation.
    4. The Member remedies the situation in the manner specified by the Integrity Commissioner

    e) Members of Council shall seek to serve the public interest by upholding both the letter and the spirit of the laws and policies established by the Federal Parliament, Ontario Legislature, and the City Council.

    f) Members of Council shall fulfill their roles as set out in the Municipal Act and respect the role of staff in the administration of the business affairs of the City.