Publications: 2018

An Audit of the Management of Groundwater Resources in British Columbia

December 2010
This audit assessed whether government is ensuring the sustainability of groundwater resources in B.C. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 10, 2011.

Upkeep of the Provincial Roads Network by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

November 2010
An assessment of whether the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is managing its road maintenance programs with careful regard for cost, efficiency and effectiveness. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 10, 2011.

Follow-up Report: Updates on the implementation of recommendations from recent reports (September 2010)

September 2010
This follow-up report contains the self-assessed progress of ministries and organizations in implementing the Auditor General's recommendations. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 9, 2011.

Audit of the Agricultural Land Commission

September 2010
The Agricultural Land Commission continues to face challenges in achieving its mandate to preserve agricultural land and encourage farming in British Columbia. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on December 7, 2010.

Aspects of Financial Management

August 2010
This report contains the findings of four separate projects: Management of Working Capital by Colleges and School Districts Year-end Government Transfer Expenditures Infrastructure Grants Managing Fraud Risks in Government The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 20, November 16 and November 17, 2010. The second follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.

Conservation of Ecological Integrity in B.C. Parks and Protected Areas

August 2010
Despite its declared intentions and clear vision to conserve the ecological integrity in British Columbia’s parks and protected areas, the Ministry of Environment is not successfully meeting this goal. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on December 7, 2010. The second follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.

Observations on Financial Reporting: Summary Financial Statements 2009/10

August 2010
This report includes further detail on the audit opinion of the government's Public Accounts, as well as further recommendations on financial reporting, an overview of management letters and a summary of a governance survey. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 20, 2010.

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