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Found 10 records similar to 2021 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada—Report 1—Procuring Complex Information Technology Solutions
Opening Statement for the President of Shared Services Canada
- Opening Statement for the President of Shared Services Canada
- Auditor General 2021 Report 1 – Procuring Complex Information Technology Solutions
- Management Action Plan for Shared Services Canada – Procuring Complex Information Technology Solutions (2021) (OAE)
This audit focused on whether the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Shared Services Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Communications Security Establishment Canada, and selected federal departments had adequate and effective governance, guidance, and tools in place to prevent, detect, and respond to cybersecurity events that could compromise Canadians’ personal information in the cloud. For national security reasons, this report does not name the selected federal departments. We also looked at whether the federal government met its commitments to the environment and sustainable development in its procurement of cloud services.
The audit focused on whether the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada, before and during the COVID‑19 pandemic, helped to meet the needs of provincial and territorial governments for selected Personal Protective Equipment (N95 masks and medical gowns) and medical devices (testing swabs and ventilators). The audit also focused on whether Public Services and Procurement Canada provided adequate procurement support to the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Briefing Package for the hearing on Report 1—Procuring Complex Information Technology Solutions, of the 2021 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts - 27 May 2021
This audit focused on whether key federal organizations built the maritime domain awareness needed to respond to safety and security risks and incidents associated with increasing vessel traffic in Arctic waters. The federal organizations deemed key to the surveillance of Arctic waters and included in the scope were Transport Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard, National Defence, and Environment and Climate Change Canada. We also included Public Services and Procurement Canada for its supporting role in central purchasing and contracting for items such as vessels.
This audit focused on whether Public Services and Procurement Canada provided adequate procurement support to secure COVID‑19 vaccines, the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada efficiently provided access to COVID‑19 vaccines, and the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada’s surveillance of COVID‑19 vaccines was effective and timely.
This audit focused on whether the Department of Finance Canada provided analysis on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, taking into account the Government’s objective of providing financial relief to employers and facilitating a return to economic activity. This audit also focused on whether the Canada Revenue Agency administered the program to limit abuse by establishing appropriate controls.
On 29 January 2020, the House of Commons passed a motion asking the Auditor General to conduct an audit of the Investing in Canada Plan. This audit focused on whether Infrastructure Canada and key federal organizations could demonstrate that the Investing in Canada Plan was meeting its objectives and whether they were providing complete, reliable, and timely reporting about the plan to Canadians.
This audit focused on whether the Canada Revenue Agency and Employment and Social Development Canada directly, or through leveraging other federal departments and other non‑federal government entities, ensured that hard‑to‑reach populations were made aware of the Canada Child Benefit, the Canada Workers Benefit, the Guaranteed Income Supplement, and the Canada Learning Bond, and that they were able to access these benefits.
This audit focused on whether the large vessel fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard were being renewed in a timely manner. We examined whether shipbuilding was on schedule and whether the new ships were being delivered in time for the retirement of the old ships. We also looked at how the audited organizations managed the risks of delays, including how they mitigated the potential impact of delays on the navy’s and coast guard’s operations while waiting for new ships.