Publications

Performance Audit Coverage Plan 2019/20 - 2021/22

January 2019
The Performance Audit Coverage Plan lists in-progress audits as well as those that the office anticipates starting over the next three years. This year, new performance audit topics include mental health and addictions, capital planning, and programs that impact Indigenous peoples. The plan also reflects work the office has started over the past year, which includes audits of the avalanche program, resource roads and wetlands.

The Short Term Illness and Injury Plan

January 2019
In this audit we looked at whether the Public Service Agency and a sample of ministries had controls in place to effectively manage the short term illness and injury plan.

Master Supplier File Maintenance

January 2019
In this audit we determined whether the Ministry of Finance maintains secure, valid, complete and accurate supplier information in the Corporate Accounting System.

An Independent Audit of Commercial Vehicle Safety

December 2018
In this audit, we looked at whether the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General have effectively managed their respective programs to promote the safe operation of commercial vehicles on B.C. roads.

Independent Audit of Capital Asset Management in BC Hydro

December 2018
In this audit, we looked at capital asset management in BC Hydro. Specifically we looked at whether BC Hydro was managing its assets well through appropriate information, practices, processes and systems. We found that it is.

Understanding Tax Expenditures

October 2018
This information report explains tax expenditures and how they relate to provincial spending.

Understanding Our Audit Opinion on B.C.'s 2017/18 Summary Financial Statements

August 2018
Each year we audit the province’s summary financial statements and its debt related statements then issue our opinion. This report explains our qualified audit opinion on government's 2017/18 summary financial statements.

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