Publications

Catastrophic Earthquake Preparedness

March 2014
The purpose of this audit is to determine whether Emergency Management BC (EMBC) can demonstrate that it is adequately prepared to manage the effects of a catastrophic earthquake and is publicly reporting on the Province's preparedness for such an event. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 25, 2014.

Working Capital Management Since 2010

March 2014
In August 2010, The Office of the Auditor General first looked at cash flow management in the college and school district sectors and found that government was not realizing best value. In this update report, we discuss the limited progress made since 2010. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 25, 2014.
Request for Proposals (RFP) Template

Request for Proposals (RFP) Template - Audit Services

March 2014
A request for proposals (RFP) template prepared for government organizations included in the government reporting entity (GRE) of the Province of British Columbia for the performance of audit services.

University Board Governance Examinations

February 2014
University Board Governance Examinations is the third report in a series on board governance. It examines the board governance practices of three BC universities: the University of Victoria (UVic), Capilano University and Thompson Rivers University (TRU), as well as the Ministry of Advanced Education in providing support for university governance and accountability. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on April 9, 2014.

Summary Report: Winter 2014

February 2014
The Summary Report: Winter 2014 shares findings from two projects: Health Shared Services BC and the K-12 Funding Allocation Model. It also recognizes some of the good work done in Government, which may not otherwise be shared in a public realm. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 5, 2015.

Oversight of Physician Services

February 2014
An audit to determine whether the Ministry of Health, health authorities, and the Medical Services Commission are ensuring that British Columbians receive value for money for physician services. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on September 30, 2014.

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.

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