Housing Authority’s Conflict of Interest Processes Need Improvement – Auditor General
For release January 17 -- The Province needs to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided, declared, and addressed to maintain public confidence in the administration of provincially owned housing, says Auditor General Kim Adair.
Nova Scotia's Finance Act Unlike Rest of Canada for Extra Spending
Nova Scotia’s economy and finances are rebounding to pre-COVID-19 levels, with several financial indicators on the upswing, according to the Auditor General’s Annual Financial Report.
Immigration Program Needs Improvement Given Aggressive Population Growth Targets
The Province has surpassed its immigration program performance targets for 2016-2020 but many aspects of the program need improvement given the aggressive plan to grow Nova Scotia’s population to two million in the next 40 years, outlines a new audit.
Investing in School Healthy Eating Could Improve Academic Success and Avoid Future Healthcare Costs: AG
For release September 20 - Nova Scotia needs to do a better job serving healthy food in its 366 public schools or risk spending billions of dollars in future healthcare costs, says Nova Scotia Auditor General Kim Adair.
Nova Scotia’s Public Housing Assets Underutilized While 6,000 on Waitlist
For release June 21 - Nova Scotia doesn’t have an effective governance structure in place for public housing and is failing to provide adequate oversight of the regional housing authorities across the province, says the Auditor General in a new report.
Immediate Improvements Needed in NS Community Corrections System
For release May 17 - Nova Scotia must make immediate and significant improvements to the monitoring of its community corrections system to ensure public safety and public confidence in the system isn’t compromised, reveals a new audit from Nova Scotia’s Auditor General.
Government Slips in Implementation of Auditor General Recommendations
For release April 26 - The government has faltered in its implementation of Auditor General recommendations from past performance audits and has critical work to do to get back on track, reveals a new Follow-up Report.