May 28, 2019 - Report

Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his May 28, 2019 report to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. The report includes three audit chapters, one covering diversity and inclusion efforts by the Public Service Commission along with the Departments of Agriculture, Community Services and Justice; a second chapter looking at the processes to manage the selection and quality of bridge projects at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal; and the third is the second phase of our work at Workers’ Compensation Board, assessing their management of workplace injury claims. 

     Chapter 1: Diversity and Inclusion in the Public Service

    Chapter 2: Selection and Quality Management of Bridge Projects in Central and Western Districts

    Chapter 3: Worker's Compensation Board: Claims Management

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    March 26, 2019 - Report

    Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his March 2019 Report to the House of Assembly. This report deals solely with follow-up of 2015 and 2016 performance audit recommendations. The topics followed up are:

    • AMANDA Case Management and Compliance System
    • Aquaculture Monitoring
    • Bluenose II Restoration Project
    • Business Continuity Management
    • Critical Infrastructure Resiliency
    • Forest Management and Protection
    • Funding to Universities
    • Homes for Special Care: Identification and Management of Health and Safety Risks
    • Licensed Child Care
    • Management of Nova Scotia’s Hospital System Capacity
    • Monitoring and Funding Municipalities
    • Procurement and Management of Professional Services Contracts
    • Regional School Board Governance and Oversight
    • Responsible Gambling and the Prevention and Treatment of Problem Gambling
    • School Capital Planning
    • Species at Risk: Management of Conservation and Recovery

    Full Report:

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