Planned Audits and Reports

Please Note – the following topics could change as could the timing of reporting. This is our best estimate at the current time for what will be reported.

    Spring 2021

     

     

    Release Date to be Determined: Follow-up of Recommendations from 2016, 2017 and 2018 Performance Audits

       

    Our annual follow-up will report on the number of recommendations departments and organizations have implemented from our 2016, 2017 and 2018 performance audits. We are also asking departments and organizations to provide a status update on our 2019 recommendations, and where required, explanations as to why recommendations from our 2016, 2017 and 2018 audits have not yet been implemented. We will not be conducting any formal work on these responses and will publish them as provided.

     

     

     

    Release Date to be Determined: Community Corrections

       

    This audit will examine Community Corrections at the Department of Justice. We will look to see whether the department is taking the necessary steps to ensure public safety. We will examine staff training, the monitoring of individuals on probation or serving conditional sentences, as well as management's oversight of the community corrections offices located throughout the province.

     

     

     

    Release Date to be Determined:  Follow up of Recommendations to the Atlantic Lottery Corporation

       

    This report deals with the status of implementing the 25 recommendations made to Atlantic Lottery Corporation’s management, Board, and shareholder governments by the Atlantic Auditors General in their 2016 joint audit.

     

     

     

    Release Date to be Determined:  Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation – Phase 2

       

    Phase 2 of this audit continues our examination of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation.  In Phase 2 we consider how well NSLC procures and promotes retail beverage alcohol and whether NSLC is appropriately managing retail inventory.  We will also be looking at governance structures and processes.

     

     

     

    Release Date to be Determined:  Pre-Primary Program​

       

    This audit will examine the Pre-Primary Program at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.  We will look to see whether the Department adequately planned the implementation of the Program and whether the Department incorporated the lessons learned from each year of the program rollout.

     

     

     

    Release Date to be Determined:  COVID Spending Programs

       

    This audit will look at the various provincial spending programs established to support Nova Scotian’s through the COVID 19 pandemic.  We will consider the approaches selected to administer these programs and the oversight put in place to ensure they function as intended.

       

       

      Release Date to be Determined:  Rural Internet

         

      This audit will consider the planning and approach taken by the Province to improve internet in rural Nova Scotia.  We will look at the decisions made around the provincial approach as well as the details around funding approved to date.

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