Publications

Audit of the Agricultural Land Commission

September 2010
The Agricultural Land Commission continues to face challenges in achieving its mandate to preserve agricultural land and encourage farming in British Columbia. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on December 7, 2010.

Aspects of Financial Management

August 2010
This report contains the findings of four separate projects: Management of Working Capital by Colleges and School Districts Year-end Government Transfer Expenditures Infrastructure Grants Managing Fraud Risks in Government The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 20, November 16 and November 17, 2010. The second follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.

Conservation of Ecological Integrity in B.C. Parks and Protected Areas

August 2010
Despite its declared intentions and clear vision to conserve the ecological integrity in British Columbia’s parks and protected areas, the Ministry of Environment is not successfully meeting this goal. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on December 7, 2010. The second follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.

Observations on Financial Reporting: Summary Financial Statements 2009/10

August 2010
This report includes further detail on the audit opinion of the government's Public Accounts, as well as further recommendations on financial reporting, an overview of management letters and a summary of a governance survey. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 20, 2010.

Guidelines for Managing the Risk of Fraud in Government

August 2010
To assist government in managing its fraud risks, the Office of the Auditor General has prepared a set of guidelines based on five key principles.    

2009/10 Annual Report and 2010/11-2012/13 Service Plan

June 2010
The annual report on the Office's performance and financial position, as well as the service plan for the upcoming years.

IT Continuity Planning in Government

April 2010
The audit found that the provincial government’s information technology systems are sufficiently prepared to recover from a localized event, but not from a major disaster. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 9, 2011. The third follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.

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