Publications

Monitoring Fiscal Sustainability

June 2015
Looks at the risks to fiscal sustainability in B.C. and how government is reporting on the management of those risks. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

Budget Process Examination Phase 1: Revenue

June 2015
Focuses on the process behind the economic and revenue forecasts in government's 2014/15, three-year Budget and Fiscal Plan. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

Follow-Up Report: Environmental Assessment Office

May 2015
A follow-up report to our 2011 audit of the EAO's oversight of certified projects. Contains the EAO's self-assessed progress and our progress audit on the six recommendations made in the original report. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 3, 2015.

Managing the Cumulative Effects of Natural Resource Development in B.C.

May 2015
Looks at government’s management of cumulative effects, which are changes to the environment caused by the combined impact of past, present and potential future activity. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 3, 2015.
ICM Audit

Integrated Case Management System

March 2015
Looks at access and data quality management, as well as implementation scope and costs in ICM, the main IT system for social services. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 4, 2015. The progress audit report was issued in February 2017.

An Audit of the Adult Custody Division's Correctional Facilities and Programs

January 2015
This audit assesses whether the Adult Custody Division is planning for, and providing, the facilities and programs it needs to meet its mandate. It contains eight recommendations. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on April 29, 2015.

Distinguishing Between Government Program & Partisan Political Advertising: An Update to Our 1996 Report

November 2014
Looks at the importance of distinguishing between government advertisements for the purpose of informing citizens versus partisan political advertisements. Recommendations include providing guidance in this area to civil servants. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 5, 2015.

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