Publications

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.

Follow-Up Report: Updates on the implementations of recommendations from recent reports (October 2013)

October 2013
This follow-up report contains the self-assessed progress of ministries and organizations in implementing the recommendations from recent reports. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 4, 2015.

Shaping Transit's Future in British Columbia

October 2013
This report provides an overview of the three areas that are key in shaping the future of transit: policy and governance, funding and design of transit services. It also includes observations regarding the context in which BC Transit is pursuing this significant growth strategy. In addition, it contains questions for provincial ministries, BC Transit, and local governments to consider as they work to increase ridership and develop a sustainable transportation system.

Audit Opinions Are Important: A discussion on the qualified audit opinion on B.C.'s 2012/13 Summary Financial Statements

August 2013
This information bulletin discusses the Auditor General's qualified audit opinion on B.C.'s 2012/13 Summary Financial Statements.

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