Publications: 2021

Oversight of International Education Programs in Offshore and Group 4 Schools

January 2021
This report looked at the ministry’s oversight of two types of for-profit K–12 schools that deliver the B.C. curriculum to international students: offshore schools operating abroad and Group 4 schools in British Columbia.

IT Asset Management in B.C. Government

January 2021
This audit assessed whether the government is managing IT assets in accordance with good cybersecurity practices. It focused on five ministries: citizens’ services, finance, health, education, and natural resource.

Summary of COVID-19 Pandemic Funding Allocations and Other Financial Relief Measures

September 2020
This information report is a summary of funds announced by the government as part of its response to the pandemic. It includes funding allocations under the $5-billion Pandemic Contingencies allocation, B.C.’s $1-billion contribution toward a federal cost-sharing agreement, and other significant financial relief measures.

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019/20

July 2020
The 2019/20 annual report and accompanying financial statements provide an overview of our performance and financial position over the last year, as well as a look at our current goals and priorities.

Skills Immigration Stream of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program

June 2020
In this audit, we looked at how the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness managed the performance of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program to support meeting its economic objectives. We also examined whether the ministry had effectively managed the risk of fraud and corruption.

Service Plan 2020/21 – 2022/23

March 2020
The plan describes who we are, what we do and how we support B.C.’s legislative assembly, government and public service. It sets direction for the upcoming year, including our key priorities and the ways in which we will measure our success. This is our story of how we proudly provide value to the legislative assembly and the public service, and thus serve the broader public interest and make a significant impact on the province.

Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan – Fiscal Years ending in 2021, 2022 and 2023

March 2020
My office’s annual audit of government’s Summary Financial Statements is the largest financial audit in B.C. It encompasses central government plus over 140 other government organizations, including Crown corporations, universities, colleges, school districts, health authorities and similar entities that are controlled by or accountable to the provincial government.   This Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan outlines how we determine which government entities’ financial statements we will audit directly, and which will be audited by private-sector firms.

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