Publications: 2020

Managing Human Resources at the B.C. Sheriff Service

October 2019
In this audit, we looked at the human resource practices at the B.C. Sheriff Service. Specifically, we looked at how well the B.C. Sheriff Service is recruiting, retaining and training its staff.

Expense Policies and Practices in the Offices of the Speaker, Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms

September 2019
In this audit, we looked at the expense policies and practices in the Offices of the Speaker, Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms from April 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018 and whether the expenses of those three offices were governed by policy.

Executive Expenses at School District 36

August 2019
In this audit, we looked at the employer-paid executive expenses for School District 36, the Surrey School District.

The B.C. Government’s Internal Directory Account Management

August 2019
In this audit, we looked at whether five selected ministries, and their related branches and agencies, had designed and implemented key controls for protecting government information and information assets from unauthorized access.

The Protection of Drinking Water

July 2019
In this audit, we looked at whether the Ministry of Health and the Provincial Health Officer were taking adequate action to protect drinking water for all British Columbians.

Understanding Our Audit Opinion on B.C.’s 2018/19 Summary Financial Statements

July 2019
Each year we audit the province’s summary financial statements and its debt-related statements, and then issue our opinion. This report explains our qualified audit opinion on government's 2018/19 summary financial statements.

BC Liquor Distribution Branch Directly Awarded Contracts

July 2019
In this audit, we looked at the supporting files for 74 contracts that the BC Liquor Distribution Branch directly awarded to suppliers, to support its business operations. We were looking to see if the LDB complied with procurement policies set out in government’s Core Policy and Procedures Manual when it issued the contracts.

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