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Welcome to the General Bank of Canada’s Whistleblowing Hotline


ConfidenceLine has been selected by General Bank of Canada as its authorized external service provider for the purpose of reporting wrongdoing. This service is open to all employees of General Bank of Canada, including employees of the Bank’s third-party deposit brokers. Reports and supporting documentation can be provided confidentially and/or anonymously using this service.

The ConfidenceLine E-Web reporting system offers a secure, state of the art, web reporting communications process that allows for direct and confidential and/or anonymous communication between you and General Bank of Canada.

Please see below for General Bank of Canada's Whistleblowing policies:

GBC Whistleblowing SOP for Deposit Brokers
GBC Whistleblowing SOP for GBC Employees


To create a report, simply press the "Continue" button on the log-in screen. The system will provide you with a User Name and you will be asked to create a Password for the purpose of receiving communications from General Bank of Canada and/or to update information to your file. Once you have entered the ConfidenceLine E-Web application some preliminary instructions will be provided, please read these carefully. You will find a series of screens that include questions and information particular to your concern. You may skip over questions that do not apply, and at the end of the process you will be given an opportunity to edit the final report before it is sent by you and received by the Designate(s) at General Bank of Canada.

For security purposes, there is a sixty-minute inactivity time limit built in to this web application. If there is a period of inactivity for more than sixty minutes, the system will cancel your access to the program. Should this occur, please start the process from the beginning.

Once you are completely satisfied with your report, you will be asked to press a "Send Report" button that will send your confidential electronic report to the approved Designate(s) at General Bank of Canada.

For a list of the Designate(s) who are responsible for receiving and managing your report, please refer to General Bank of Canada’s Whistleblowing procedures. Should any of the Designate(s) be listed or involved in your issue or concern, please contact our 1-800 services (1-877-292-6059) to file your report. Our call centre processes will ensure that the report is not forwarded to any individuals who may be implicated.

Remember to write down the User Name and Password provided so you can log back in to obtain an update or reply to your submission.

If you would like to see General Bank of Canada's response to your submission, simply log back into the website and enter your User Name and Password. You will be given an opportunity to update the file by entering communications directly over the internet that will be reviewed by the Designate(s). Type your message in the Communications Message Field and press the "Send Communications" button. An email alert will be sent by the program to the General Bank of Canada Designate(s) who will log in and see your comments.

Contact ConfidenceLine

An alternate way to submit a report is to call our ConfidenceLine 1-800 service at 1-877-292-6059. Our Call Agents are available 24 hours a day to assist you. You may also call us at 1-877-292-6059 if you have any questions regarding our service

The program includes a mechanism for you to upload any documentation or evidence that you would like to forward with regard to this report. You may also forward documentation to ConfidenceLine Administration who will manage the upload for you. You may do so in a confidential manner as follows:

Documents, memos, pictures, emails, or any other supporting material in hard copy can be forwarded:

Please ensure your documents are marked "Confidential" and include your User Name that is provided by this program on the documentation. We will be unable to upload your documents to the file unless your User Name is included. ConfidenceLine will remove any identifiers that may jeopardize your anonymity prior to uploading your submitted materials for the company designate to review.

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