Publications

Audit of Government’s Corporate Accounting System: Part 2

December 2006
Our second audit of government’s accounting system, covering controls over purchasing, accounts payable and the general ledger. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on March 5, 2007.

Changing Course - A New Direction for British Columbia’s Coastal Ferry System: A Review of the Transformation of BC Ferries

December 2006
A review of whether the BC Ferry Authority was meeting the government's objectives for the ferry system. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on October 16, 2007.

Monitoring Government’s Finances 2006

December 2006
Annual report on government’s finances, including a historical summary of key financial trends and indicators, and a comparison of some to other Canadian jurisdictions. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on May 3, 2007.

Treaty Negotiations in British Columbia: An Assessment of the Effectiveness of British Columbia’s Management and Administrative Processes

November 2006
Looks at government's progress in settling First Nations peoples' land claims. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on April 19, 2007.

The 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Review of Estimates Related to the Province’s Commitments

September 2006
A second review on the latest estimates of the Province’s costs related to its commitments to stage the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, with follow-up from our first report. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 2, 2007.

Strengthening Public Accountability: A Journey on a Road That Never Ends

April 2006
Describes the significant accountability reforms at the time and the steps BC’s legislators and government could take.

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