December 2019 - Report

Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael A. Pickup, released his December 10, 2019 reports to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. The reports include two audit chapters - one looking at Reducing Regulatory Burden to Nova Scotia businesses and a second covering the QEII New Generation Project – Halifax Infirmary and Community Outpatient Centre. A separate Mid-mandate Report was also released that provides insights into the work of the Office over the first half the Auditor General’s 10-year term. 

     Chapter 1: Reducing Regulatory Burden 

    Chapter 2: QEII New Generation Project – Halifax Infirmary Expansion and Community Outpatient Centre

    Mid-mandate Report: https://oag-ns.ca/sites/default/files/publications/MidmandateDec2019.pdf

       Full Report:  

      October 29, 2019 - Financial Report

      Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael A. Pickup released his October 29, 2019 Financial Report to the House of Assembly.  The report provides information on the audit of the March 31, 2019 Consolidated Financial Statements of the Province of Nova Scotia, as well as the results from audits of government organizations.  The report also provides highlights on the Province’s financial condition and information about cybersecurity and the use of purchasing cards within Government, as well as updates on the status of prior year observations – fraud risk management, public sector pensions, internal meetings and employee social events expenses.  

         Chapter 1: Financial Audit Work Results

        Chapter 2: Nova Scotia’s Finances from 2019 Public Accounts

        Chapter 3: Cybersecurity, Purchasing Cards, and Follow-up of Prior Year Observations

        Full Report:  

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