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November 22, 2017 - Report

Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his November 22, 2017 report on health-related topics to the House of Assembly. The report includes three audit chapters. See below for chapter titles and links.

    Chapter 1: Family Doctor Resourcing

    Chapter 2: Mental Health Services

    Chapter 3: Managing Home Care Support Contracts

    Full Report: 

    November 1, 2017 - Report

    Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his November 1, 2017 report on environment-related topics to the House of Assembly.  The report includes two audits (Chapters 3 and 4) and two information pieces (Chapters 1 and 2).  See below for chapter titles and links.

      Chapter 1: Accounting for Contaminated Sites

      Chapter 2: Previous Audits Related to the Environment

      Chapter 3: Climate Change Management

      Chapter 4: Environmental Assessments

      Full Report: 

      October 2017 - Report

      Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his October 2017 Financial Report to the House of Assembly. The report provides information on the audit of the March 31, 2017 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 and 10-year results; and an information piece on pensions in the public sector 

        Chapter 1: Results of Financial Audit Work: A Tool To Hold Government Accountable

         Chapter 2: Nova Scotia’s Finances from 2017 Public Accounts

         Chapter 3: Public Sector Pensions: Promoting Public Discussion

        Full Report: 

        February 2017 - Report

        Nova Scotia Auditor General, Michael Pickup, released his February 2017 Report to the House of Assembly. This report deals solely with follow-up of 2013 and 2014 performance audit and financial reporting recommendations. The topics followed up are:

            • Disposal of IT Assets
            • ERDT Funding Programs
            • Foster Care
            • iNSchool Student Information System
            • Integrated Case Management System
            • Mechanical Branch Management
            • Mineral Resource Management
            • Occupational Health and Safety
            • Physician Alternate Funding Arrangements
            • Public Drinking Water
            • Public Health Surveillance
            • Public Service Superannuation Plan
            • Results of Financial Audits and Reviews
            • Surgical Waitlist and Operating Room Utilization
            • Travel and Other Benefits
            • Tri-County Regional School Board

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