This audit examined the Community Corrections and Corporate Programs (CCCP) division's success in reducing rates of re-offending among those under its supervision, and identified particular areas that may be impacting the CCCP's effectiveness. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on April 24, 2012. The follow-up reports were issued April 2013 and October 2013, and were discussed on February 4, 2015.
Six recent projects are summarized in the report: an audit of government's fee-setting and approval process; an audit of the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP); preliminary observations and findings from an audit of government's management of the student loan program; an examination of the public post-secondary accountability framework's design and operation; the first phase of an audit of school district accountability for the effectiveness of special education services that focused on three school districts; and the results of a high-level security audit of wireless access points at the University of British Columbia and Camosun College. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 5, 2015.
This report examines the implications of BC Hydro's use of rate-regulated accounting, which allows BC Hydro to establish deferral accounts into which it can "defer" expenses to future years. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 25, 2011. The first follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.
Follow-up Report: Updates on the implementation of recommendations from recent reports (October 2011)
This follow-up report contains the self-assessed progress of ministries and organizations in implementing the Auditor General's recommendations. It also includes two progress assessments. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on April 24, 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.
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 November 25, 2011.
The audit focused on the operations of the BC Coroners Service, and whether it is meeting its mandate in an efficient, effective, timely and independent manner. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 2, 2011.