Publications

Product Stewardship: An overview of recycling in B.C.

November 2016
An information piece on the Ministry of Environment's oversight of product stewardship (recycling) with a focus on Multi-Material BC.

Workstation Support Services Contract: An Audit of Due Diligence

November 2016
This audit looked at whether the Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services and Health Shared Services BC completed appropriate due diligence when expanding government's 2004 agreement with the service provider to include the health authorities, and when extending the timeframe of the original agreement.

Management of Mobile Devices: Assessing the moving target in B.C.

October 2016
This audit looked at whether the Office of the Chief Information Officer, and a sample of five ministries, is managing the use of mobile devices in a manner that maintains the security of sensitive government data.

Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan 2017/18 - 2019/20

October 2016
The Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan outlines a three-year financial audit plan for the Auditor General, detailing which government organizations our Office will audit directly and which will be audited by private sector auditors. The plan is prepared according to the Auditor General Act and professional auditing standards, and presented to the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts for approval. This plan was discussed and approved by the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 5, 2016.

Getting IT Right: Achieving value from government information technology investments

October 2016
This report combines knowledge from previous audits with extensive research on IT-enabled projects in B.C. and other jurisdictions to identify common reasons for success and failure. It contains guidance and other resources, and is intended to help those charged with oversight of IT-enabled projects achieve greater success.

Performance Audit Coverage Plan 2016/17 - 2018/19

September 2016
A list of 56 performance audit projects that are either in progress or will begin over the next three years. This list is updated every year, and may change if new priorities emerge.

Progress Audit: Credit Union Supervision in B.C.

July 2016
This progress audit examines whether the Financial Institutions Commission, its oversight body, and the Ministry of Finance have fairly and accurately represented their progress against the recommendations made in our 2014 audit, Credit Union Supervision in British Columbia. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 5, 2016.

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