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Found 10 records similar to 2021 Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development—Report 1—Implementing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Federal

This audit assessed the contribution of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Parks Canada to meeting the target of species at risk under the Healthy Wildlife Populations goal in the 2019 to 2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy, and the related United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on land, as applicable to each entity.

Last Updated: Nov. 2, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 4, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Sustainable development, Endangered species, Wildlife management, Nature conservation, Performance indicators, Performance assessment
Federal

This review focused on whether federal departments and agencies contributed to meeting the 2016–2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy’s goals of healthy coasts and oceans, pristine lakes and rivers, and sustainable food, as applicable to each organization.

Last Updated: Dec. 15, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Sustainable development, Federal departments, Performance Assessement, Strategies, Compliance, Decision making, Food Supply
Federal

This review of the 2021 Progress Report on the 2019 to 2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy includes an assessment of the fairness of the information used to track progress against targets, contextual indicators, short-term milestones, and key priorities that are contained in the progress report and are related to the federal strategy’s 13 goals.

Last Updated: Nov. 2, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 4, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Sustainable development, Progress reports, Performance indicators
Federal

The purpose of this annual report is to inform Parliament and Canadians about the number, nature, and status of environmental petitions and responses received from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021, as required by section 23 of the Auditor General Act.

Last Updated: Dec. 15, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Accountability, Citizen participation, Complaints, Environmental protection, Sustainable development
Federal

This audit focused on whether Natural Resources Canada designed the Onshore Program of the Emissions Reduction Fund to ensure that the anticipated reductions of greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector after 2023 would be credible and sustainable. The report also examined whether the department conducted due diligence technical and financial assessments of each applicant’s project submission, including the assessment of how each contribution would represent value for money.

Last Updated: Dec. 15, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Greenhouse Gases, Climate Change, Petroleum Industry, Program Assessment, Risk Management, Financial Management
Federal

This audit focused on whether the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat led the Greening Government Strategy in a manner that supported progress in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of the federal government. It also focused on whether National Defence and Transport Canada reported results supported by the implementation of internal controls and took appropriate measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their area of responsibility.

Last Updated: May 6, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 26, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Climate change, Greenhouse gases, Federal government, Operations, Transformation, Risk management
Federal

This audit focused on whether Environment and Climate Change Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada took a coordinated and risk-based approach to reduce the impact of excess nutrients on ecosystem health in selected Canadian water basins. Our audit examined 3 water basins: Lake Erie, Lake Winnipeg, and Wolastoq, Saint John River. We selected these 3 water basins in part because they cross international or interprovincial borders and because each basin has significant or emerging harmful and nuisance algal blooms.

Last Updated: Dec. 15, 2021
Date Published: Nov. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Water Management, Water Pollution, Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer, Coordination, Sustainable Development
Federal

This audit focused on whether Health Canada ensured that natural health products available for sale in Canada were safe and accurately represented to consumers.

Last Updated: May 28, 2021
Date Published: Apr. 22, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Health care products, Health care industry, Licensing, Safety standards, Coronavirus diseases
Federal

This audit focused on whether Natural Resources Canada, working with Employment and Social Development Canada and partners, had prepared to support workers and their communities for a just transition to a low-carbon economy. It also examined whether Natural Resources Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and Prairies Economic Development Canada had adequately supported a just transition for workers and communities affected by the accelerated federal phase-out of coal-fired electricity.

Last Updated: May 5, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 26, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Alternative energy, Alternative fuels, Coal, Transformation, Greenhouse gases, Community infrastructures, Industrial workers
Federal

This annual report on petitions informs Parliament and Canadians about the number, nature, and status of environmental petitions and the government’s responses received between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022.

Last Updated: Nov. 2, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 4, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Accountability, Citizen participation, Complaints, Environmental protection, Environmental law, Toxic substances, Endangered species
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