Publications

Auditor General’s Opinion on the Audit of Selected Police Complaints & Investigations Under Part 11 of the Police Act

November 2012
On May 31, 2012, the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia appointed a Special Committee to Inquire into the Use of Conducted Energy Weapons and to Audit Selected Police Complaints ("the Committee"). Included in the Committee's terms of reference is the following paragraph: "...pursuant to section 51.2 of the Act, the committee must, before January 1, 2013 conduct an audit respecting the outcome or resolution of randomly selected complaints and investigations under Part 11 of the Act and must submit a report to the Legislative Assembly respecting the results of the audit to the Legislative Assembly within one year after the date of the appointment of the Special Committee." In accordance with section 13(2) of the Auditor General Act, the Auditor General of British Columbia was appointed by the Special Committee to conduct an audit to determine whether the outcome or resolution of randomly selected complaints and investigations concluded between April 1, 2010, and August 31, 2012, were, in all significant respects, completed in compliance with Part 11 of the Police Act. The Auditor General's opinion is available on the Legislative Assembly's website.

Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan for Fiscal Years 2013/2014 through 2015/2016

November 2012
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 implementation of recommendations from recent reports (October 2012)

October 2012
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.

Audit of the Legislative Assembly's Financial Records

July 2012
This report contains the findings of the Office's audit of the Legislative Assembly's trial balances for fiscal years 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Auditor General's Opinions on the Summary Financial Statements and the Provincial Debt Summary

July 2012
The Auditor General's opinions on the 2011/12 Summary Financial Statements and Provincial Debt Summary. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 6, 2012.

Audits of Two P3 Projects in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor

July 2012
The report contains the results of audits of two public-private partnerships (P3s) in British Columbia: the Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project, and the Britannia Mine Water Treatment Plant Project. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 19, 2013.

The Status of IT Controls in British Columbia's Public Sector: an analysis of audit findings

July 2012
This report summarizes recommendations arising from government’s use of information technology to process financial information. These recommendations have previously been reported in the Office's annual report on government's summary financial statements. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 18, 2013.

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