News Releases

Below are our most recent news releases. If you are looking for older releases, you can find them with the corresponding report on our Publications page.

August 2017

August 22 - Auditor General's audit opinion on government's financial statements
Related Report - The Auditor General's Opinion on the 2016/17 Summary Financial Statements

August 3 - Stronger ministry oversight of multi-year contract needed
Related Report - An Audit of the Contract for the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program

July 2017

July 14 - Auditor General looks back at 2016/17
Related Report - Annual Report and Financial Statements 2016/17

April 2017

April 7 - Auditor General’s service plan helps ensure influence and relevancy
Related Report - Service Plan 2017/18 - 2019/20

April 4 - Government's process for budget forecasting is sound
Related Report - Budget Process Examination Phase 2: Forecasting for Operating Expense, Capital Spending and Debt

March 2017

March 30 - Province selling social housing without establishing value for money
Related Report - An Audit of BC Housing's Non-Profit Asset Transfer Program

March 28 - Police IT system security improved, but more needed
Related Report - PRIME-BC - A Security Audit

March 14 - B.C.’s health-care costs reach $19.2 billion and rising
Related Report - Health Funding Explained 2

March 9 - Government has good practice for ethics, but needs to tie it all together
Related Report - An Audit of B.C. Public Service Ethics Management

February 2017

February 28 - Auditor General reports on the 2015/16 Public Accounts
Related Report -  The 2015/16 Public Accounts and the Auditor General's Findings

February 20 - Follow-up on Integrated Case Management (ICM) system
Related Report - Progress Audit: Integrated Case Management System

February 9 - Follow-up on Evergreen Line looks at capital project decisions
Related Report - Progress Audit: Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project

December 2016

December 9 - Auditor General reports on progress since Missing Women Commission
Related Report - Follow-up on the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

December 7 - Auditor General reports on community gaming grants
Related Report - An Audit of Community Gaming Grants

November 2016

November 10 - Auditor General reports on recycling in B.C.
Related Report - Product Stewardship: An overview of recycling in B.C.

November 3 - Due diligence lacking in health IT service contract
Related Report - Workstation Support Services Contract: An Audit of Due Diligence

October 2016

October 18 - Mobile devices challenging for government to secure
Related Report - Management of Mobile Devices: Assessing the moving target in B.C.

October 4 - Stronger oversight of IT investments needed
Related Report - Getting IT Right: Achieving value from government information technology investments

September 2016

September 14 - Auditor General releases list of intended performance audits
Related Report - Performance Audit Coverage Plan 2016/17 - 2018/19

July 2016

July 28 - Credit union regulator short-staffed, can't meet mandate
Related Report - Progress Audit: Credit Union Supervision in B.C.

May 2016

May 31 - More work needed in community corrections to address 2011 audit
Related Report(s) - Progress Audit Report: Effectiveness of B.C. Community Corrections

May 17 - Mental health system could do more to ensure people can access specialized services
Related Report(s) - Access to Adult Tertiary Mental Health and Substance Use Services

May 12 - Auditor General finds good management practices at schools, universities and colleges
Related Report(s) - Improving Budgeting and Expenditure Management in the Public Education System; An Audit of Mid-Size Capital Procurement in Post-Secondary Institutions

May 3 - Compliance and enforcement lacking in B.C.'s mining sector
Related Report - An Audit of Compliance and Enforcement of the Mining Sector

March 2016

Mar 30 - Auditor General announces strategy for the coming year
Related Report - Service Plan 2016/17 - 2018/19

Mar 8 - Province's 2014/15 public accounts tell an interesting story
Related Report - The 2014/15 Public Accounts and the Auditor General's Findings