Publications

Auditor General's Status Report

March 2021
This report outlines the status of audits that have changed due to unforeseen circumstances. Updates include the audit of BC Hydro’s Site C dam project, as well as audits of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, substance use services, mental health services wait times, and management of hazardous materials spills, among others.

Performance Audit Coverage Plan 2021/22 to 2022/23

March 2021
Each year, the office produces two coverage plans—the Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan and the Performance Audit Coverage Plan—which together, summarize our future work plans. This plan—the Performance Audit Coverage Plan—details the 17 performance audits we are currently working on and the 20 audits we intend to start between now and March 31, 2023.

Report on Financial Audit Work for the 2019/20 Fiscal Year

March 2021
This report explains our qualified audit opinion on government’s 2019/20 summary financial statements and includes other interesting matters such as Fortis BC’s interest in a power project and the estimated cost of environmental cleanup of contaminated sites.

Financial Statement Audit Coverage Plan for fiscal years ending in 2022, 2023 and 2024

February 2021
Our 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.

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019/20

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

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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