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Auditor General’s Report on the Audit of the Public Accounts – Fiscal 2020/21

October 2021
At the end of every fiscal year, the B.C. government combines the financial information from over 160 entities within its control and produces a consolidated set of summary financial statements. The information in these statements is important because it indicates the financial well-being of the province.  Our office audits these statements and provides our audit opinion. In this report we take you behind the scenes of the audit to share some interesting matters we worked on.

Oversight of Dam Safety in British Columbia

September 2021
This audit examined whether the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has effectively overseen the safety of dams in B.C.  The ministry's oversight involves promoting, verifying, and enforcing dam owners' compliance with regulatory requirements. The report covers the ministry’s oversight of the safety of 1,900 regulated dams; dams that are being built, such as Site C, were not included in the audit.
Service Plan 2021/22 – 2023/24

Service Plan 2021/22 – 2023/24

September 2021
Our leadership team has worked collaboratively on developing this plan – it’s not the voice of one or two people, it’s the voice of all of the leaders in our organization. But it is more than a plan, it’s our story of how we aim to be a leading workplace: one that is inclusive and engaged, putting people first and focusing on delivering our best work to the legislative assembly. The past year and a half has not been easy for our world. There have been many challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and there have been a lot of changes in response. Our office has not been immune to challenges and changes. It is our hope that this plan sets a foundation that we can build on for years to come. 

Update on the Connecting British Columbia Program

August 2021
This information report provides an update on phases 3 and 4 of Connecting British Columbia, a multi-year program that funds internet infrastructure in rural and remote areas of B.C. Some of the areas covered in the report include funding, connectivity progress, the response to COVID-19, and program challenges.

Annual Report and Financial Statements 2020/21

June 2021
The 2020/21 annual report and accompanying financial statements provide an overview of our performance and financial position over the last year, as well as a look at our current goals and priorities.

Community Living BC’s Framework for Monitoring Home Sharing Providers

June 2021
This audit examined whether Community Living BC (CLBC) had implemented a monitoring framework to ensure home sharing providers met the following contract requirements in 2018–19: aligning service delivery to further quality-of-life outcomes for people in care  complying with contracted standards and service requirements  

Management of the Conservation Lands Program

May 2021
This audit examined whether the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has effectively managed the Conservation Lands Program to conserve important habitats for significant fish and wildlife species such as species at risk and migratory birds.