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Found 10 records similar to 2022 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada—Report 4—Systemic Barriers—Correctional Service Canada

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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
Federal

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.

Last Updated: Jun. 7, 2022
Date Published: May 31, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Disadvantaged persons, Benefits, Outreach services, Awareness, Program delivery, Program management, Program Assessment
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

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.

Last Updated: Jan. 31, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 9, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Food Supply, Food Security, Agri-food Industry, Fisheries Products, Coronavirus Diseases, Emergency Preparedness, Program Development
Federal

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.

Last Updated: May 18, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 25, 2021
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Coronavirus diseases, Emergency relief, Program delivery, Program development, Program review, Reports, Risk management, Salaries
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 Veterans Affairs Canada was taking appropriate actions to reduce wait times for veterans applying to receive disability benefits that they are entitled to in order to support their well‑being.

Last Updated: Jun. 7, 2022
Date Published: May 31, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Health care, Benefits, Disability pensions, Veterans, Decision making, Claims processing, Program management
Federal

Our objective for this audit was to determine whether the systems and practices we selected for examination at the Federal Bridge Corporation were providing it with reasonable assurance that its assets were safeguarded and controlled, its resources were managed economically and efficiently, and its operations were carried out effectively, as required by section 138 of the Financial Administration Act.

Last Updated: Jun. 7, 2022
Date Published: May 31, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Financial management, Governance, Risk management, Program management, Property management
Federal

This audit focused on whether the Canada Revenue Agency and Employment and Social Development Canada ensured that COVID‑19 benefit payments were accurate and paid to eligible applicants and undertook timely procedures to recover overpayments and/or payments made to ineligible recipients. The audit also focused on whether the Canada Revenue Agency and Employment and Social Development Canada managed the COVID‑19 programs efficiently and measured their administrative effectiveness. Finally, the audit examined whether programs’ objectives were achieved and provided value-for-money outcomes.

Last Updated: Dec. 20, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 6, 2022
Organization: Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Audit, Reports, Coronavirus diseases, Benefits, Program management, Program assessment
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