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AG_MB: Operations Report outlines upcoming priorities

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by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201835 Views


August 9, 2018

Operations Report outlines upcoming priorities

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Auditor General Norm Ricard today released his report, Operations of the Office, which summarizes the office’s activities in 2017-18 and outlines upcoming projects and priorities.

Highlights of the last year include:
• 3 project audits released, with 52 recommendations.
• 224 past project audit recommendations followed up on.
• 13 project audits started or continued.
• 27 financial statement audit opinions issued.

The report also notes the office adopted a new vision statement: Valued for positively influencing public sector performance through impactful audit work and reports. “Our vision statement captures our collective dedication to ensuring our audits add value to the Legislative Assembly’s efforts at ensuring resources are properly accounted for, and that public monies are spent with due regard to value-for-money,” Ricard said.

The Auditor General had a budget of $7.2 million in 2017/18, and annual expenditures were $6.8 million.

To view the entire report, please visit http://www.oag.mb.ca/reports.

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ABOUT THE AUDITOR GENERAL OF MANITOBA

The Auditor General is an officer of the Legislative Assembly mandated to provide independent assurance and advice to Members of the Legislative Assembly. Through its audits, the Office of the Auditor General seeks to identify opportunities to strengthen government operations and enhance performance management and reporting. For more information visit http://www.oag.mb.ca./

For more information contact:
Frank Landry, Communications Manager 204.792.9145
frank.landry@oag.mb.ca

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