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November 2016 - Report

Auditor General Michael Pickup released his November 2016 report on four audits to the Nova Scotia Legislature. See below for topics and links.

    Chapter 1: Licensed Child Care

    Chapter 2: School Capital Planning

    Chapter 3: AMANDA Case Management and Compliance System

    Chapter 4: Critical Infrastructure Resiliency

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    October 2016 - Report - Atlantic Lottery Corporation

    Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released a joint audit report on Atlantic Lotto to the House of Assembly. The work was completed in conjunction with his counterparts in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island. The report covers governance at ALC and four other non-governance areas: executive and employee compensation; travel, hospitality and board expenses, procurement and contract management.

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      October 2016 - Report

      Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his October 2016 Financial Report to the House of Assembly. The report provides information on the audit of the March 31, 2016 financial statements of the government as well as audit results of the other organizations that are part of the government. In addition, the report includes some key financial information related to the most recent fiscal year and accumulated five year results.

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        JUNE 2016 - REPORT

        Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his June 2016 Report to the House of Assembly. The report includes audits of:

            • Management of health and safety risks at homes for special care – Department of Community Services and Department of Health and Wellness
            • Management of Nova Scotia’s hospital system capacity – Department of Health and Wellness and Nova Scotia Health Authority
            • Management of conservation and recovery of species at risk – Department of Natural Resources
        APRIL 2016 - REPORT

        Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his April 2016 Report to the House of Assembly. This report deals solely with follow-up of 2012 and 2013 performance audit and financial reporting recommendations. The topics followed up are:

            • addiction services
            • infection prevention and control
            • prescription monitoring program
            • Office of the Public Trustee
            • home schooling
            • personal health information systems
            • hospital system capital planning
            • Trade Centre Limited
            • child welfare and foster care
            • transportation mechanical branch management
            • travel and other expenses at agencies, boards and commissions
            • disposal of IT assets
            • economic development funding programs
            • public health surveillance
            • occupational health and safety
            • results of financial audits and reviews
            • governance and control

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