Follow-up of 2016, 2017, and 2018 Performance Audit Recommendations


Nova Scotia Auditor General Kim Adair-MacPherson released her July 2021 Report to the House of Assembly. This report deals with follow-up of 2016, 2017, and 2018 performance audit recommendations. The topics followed up are: 

  • Homes for Special Care: Identification and Management of Health and Safety Risks
  • Management of Nova Scotia’s Hospital System Capacity
  • Species at Risk: Management of Conservation and Recovery
  • Licensed Child Care
  • School Capital Planning
  • AMANDA Case Management and Compliance System
  • Critical Infrastructure Resiliency
  • Climate Change Management
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Family Doctor Resourcing
  • Mental Health Services
  • Managing Home Care Support Contracts
  • Grant Programs
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Maintenance Enforcement Program
  • Management and Oversight of Health Sector Information Technology
  • IWK Health Centre: Financial Management Controls and Governance
  • Workers’ Compensation Board: Governance and Long-term Sustainability


This report also includes supplementary information provided by organizations audited in 2019 as to their assessment of where they are with the recommendations. This is management information, and we provide no assurance over this section of information. The audits in 2019 were:

  • Information Access and Privacy Information Technology Projects
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Public Service
  • Selection and Quality Management of Bridge Projects in Central and Western Districts
  • Workers’ Compensation Board: Claims Management
  • Reducing Regulatory Burden
  • QEII New Generation Project – Halifax Infirmary Expansion and Community Outpatient Centre