Publications: 2017

University Board Governance Examinations

February 2014
University Board Governance Examinations is the third report in a series on board governance. It examines the board governance practices of three BC universities: the University of Victoria (UVic), Capilano University and Thompson Rivers University (TRU), as well as the Ministry of Advanced Education in providing support for university governance and accountability. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on April 9, 2014.

Summary Report: Winter 2014

February 2014
The Summary Report: Winter 2014 shares findings from two projects: Health Shared Services BC and the K-12 Funding Allocation Model. It also recognizes some of the good work done in Government, which may not otherwise be shared in a public realm. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 5, 2015.

Oversight of Physician Services

February 2014
An audit to determine whether the Ministry of Health, health authorities, and the Medical Services Commission are ensuring that British Columbians receive value for money for physician services. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on September 30, 2014.

Information Technology Compendium

January 2014
This is an annual report summarizing the results of IT audits and IT-related management letter findings from financial audits. The report includes: An Overview of the BC Government's Capital Spending in Information Technology The Status of General Information Technology Controls in the Government of British Columbia Web Application Security Audit This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 25, 2014 and October 1, 2015.

An Audit of Special Indemnities

December 2013
This audit will specifically examine whether special indemnities are granted, administered and reported in a consistent and transparent manner, and whether the terms and conditions of the indemnity agreements are complied with. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 24, 2014 and September 30, 2014.

Observations on Financial Reporting: 2012/13 Summary Financial Statements

November 2013
This report includes further detail on the audit opinion of the government's Public Accounts, as well as further recommendations on financial reporting and an overview of management letters. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 24, 2014.

Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan for Fiscal Years 2014/15 through 2016/17

November 2013
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.

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