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Briefing Package for the hearing on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic before the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates on 7 June 2021
This audit focused on whether selected federal organizations protected Canada’s food system during the COVID‑19 pandemic by effectively designing, delivering, and managing programming to help reduce food insecurity in Canada through the Emergency Food Security Fund, the Surplus Food Rescue Program, and the Nutrition North Canada subsidy program; and to support the resilience of food processors in the agriculture and agri‑food and the fish and seafood sectors through the Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund and the Emergency Processing Fund.
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.
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.
This audit focused on whether the Public Health Agency of Canada was prepared to effect a pandemic response that would protect public health and safety and would be supported by accurate and timely public health surveillance information. This audit also focused on whether the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency implemented and enforced border control and mandatory quarantine measures to limit the spread of COVID‑19 in Canada.
This audit focused on whether Indigenous Services Canada provided sufficient personal protective equipment, nurses, and paramedics to Indigenous communities and organizations in a co‑ordinated and timely manner in order to protect Indigenous peoples against COVID‑19.
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 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.
This audit focused on whether the Public Health Agency of Canada improved its administration of mandatory quarantine orders to limit the introduction of the virus that causes COVID‑19 and the virus variants into Canada from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021, the period beginning after the conclusion of our previous audit on this topic. The audit also focused on how the agency implemented and enforced the following additional border control measures introduced in early 2021: COVID‑19 testing for travellers entering Canada, and quarantine of air travellers at government-authorized hotels pending the results of their on‑arrival COVID‑19 tests.