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Found 10 records similar to 2021 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada—Report 6—Canada Emergency Response Benefit

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
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 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 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

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 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 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.

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 preparedness, Entry to Canada, Federal provincial relations, Information dissemination, Information technology, Quarantine, Reports
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 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.

Last Updated: Jun. 30, 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, Health care professionals, Indigenous peoples, Medical products, Report
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
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