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Found 10 records similar to 2021 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada—Report 7—Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Federal

This audit focused on whether Employment and Social Development Canada and the Department of Finance Canada provided analysis to support the initial design and subsequent adjustments to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. This audit also focused on whether Employment and Social Development Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency designed mechanisms so that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit would support eligible workers who suffered a loss of income for reasons related to COVID‑19, including limiting attempts to abuse the benefit.

Last Updated: Jun. 3, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Emergency relief, Employment insurance, Program development, Program delivery, Program review, Risk management, Coronavirus diseases
Federal

This audit focused on whether selected regional development agencies and the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (under Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada) designed, delivered, and managed the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund program effectively and efficiently to support businesses and organizations through the pandemic, and whether they reported on the program’s results.

Last Updated: Jan. 31, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 9, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Businesses, Aid Programs, Coronavirus Diseases, Program Development, Program Delivery, Program Management, Risk Management
Federal

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.

Last Updated: May 18, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Community infrastructure, Governance, Public funding, Objectives, Progress reports, Information dissemination
Federal

This audit focused on whether Employment and Social Development Canada and Infrastructure Canada prevented and reduced chronic homelessness through interventions that helped those at risk of or experiencing homelessness and chronic homelessness obtain housing and supports needed to remain housed. This audit also focused on whether the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation contributed to the prevention and reduction of chronic homelessness through its delivery of federal housing programs and services that address the housing needs and improve housing outcomes for vulnerable Canadians.

Last Updated: Jan. 11, 2023
Date Published: Nov. 15, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Homelessness, Program management, Program assessment, Analysis, Partnerships
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Feb. 1, 2023
Date Published: Nov. 15, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Computer security, Computer crime, Computer networks, Governance, Funding, Contracting, Partnerships
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jun. 23, 2021
Date Published: May 26, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Coronavirus diseases, Emergency preparedness, Federal provincial relations, Governance, Health care professionals, Medical products, Purchasing, Report
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Purchasing, Project Management, Risk Management, Ships, National Security, Safety
Federal

This audit focused on whether Employment and Social Development Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Shared Services Canada, and Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat planned and carried out procurements for complex IT solutions that support the achievement of business outcomes and the government’s commitment to promote fairness, openness, and transparency in the process.

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Purchasing, Information Technology, Information Systems, Modernization, Project Management
Federal

This audit focused on whether the Canada Revenue Agency ensured that Canada Child Benefit recipients were eligible for the benefit and that payments were made in a timely and accurate manner.

Last Updated: Apr. 28, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Benefits, Child Care, Quality Control, Performance Indicators
Federal

This audit focused on whether Indigenous Services Canada provided the emergency management support needed by First Nations communities. We examined the department’s activities related to floods, wildfires, landslides, and severe weather events, because these are the most prevalent types of emergencies affecting First Nations communities.

Last Updated: Dec. 9, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 15, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Indigenous reserves, Natural disasters, Emergency preparedness, Risk management, Emergency services, Service agreements, Community infrastructures
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