2014 Report Volume 2

December 2, 2014

This report covers subjects such as managing medications in long-term care facilities, coordinating Lean across the health sector, providing timely and appropriate home-care services, promoting positive student behaviour in schools, managing finances and governance practices at the Conseil scolaire fransaskois, maintaining facilities in school divisions, and coordinating flood mitigation in the province.

Materials from the Release of the Report

Full Report

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Overview by the Acting Provincial Auditor

Annual Integrated Audits

1     Advanced Education 

In this chapter, we incorrectly noted that the Public Accounts Committee had not yet considered the four recommendations reported in Section 4.3.2 (pages 17 and 18). In fact, the Public Accounts Committee considered and accepted these recommendations at their meeting on May 14, 2014. This information has been updated in the chapter; the changes are noted in red font .

2     Agriculture

3     Central Services

4     Creative Saskatchewan

5     Economy

6     Education

7     eHealth Saskatchewan

8     Environment

9     Finance

10   Government Relations

11   Health

12   Highways and Infrastructure

13   Justice

14   Labour Relations and Workplace Safety

15   North Sask. Laundry and Support Services

16   Parks, Culture and Sport

17   Public Service Commission

18   Regina Qu'Appelle Regional Health Authority

19   Regional Health Authorities

20   Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

21   Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation

22   Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority Inc.

23   Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority

24   Saskatchewan Research Council

25   Saskatoon Regional Health Authority

26   Social Services

27   Teachers' Dental Plan

28   Water Security Agency

29   Summary of Implemented Recommendations

Performance Audits

30   Central Services—Processes to Use Consultants

31   Conseil scolaire fransaskois—Financial Management and Governance Practices

32   Economy—Monitoring IT Services Providers

33   Government Relations—Processes to Assess Public Concerns

34   Health Quality Council—Coordinating the Use of Lean Across the Health Sector

35   Heartland Regional Health Authority—Medication Managment in Long-Term Care Facilities

36   Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority—Providing Timely and Appropriate Home-Care Services

37   Saskatchewan Rivers School Division No. 119—Processes to Maintain Facilities

38   Saskatoon School Division No. 13—Goods and Services Procurement Processes

39   South East Cornerstone School Division No. 209—Processes to Promote Positive Student Behaviour

40   Water Security Agency—Coordinating Flood Mitigation

Audit Followups

41   Agriculture and Health—Regulating Meat Safety

42   Cypress Regional Health Authority—IT Security

43   Economy—Regulating Pipelines

44   Education—Transporting Student Safely

45   Finance and Environment—Contaminated Sites

46   Finance—Internal Audit in Ministries

47   Finance—Quality of Annual Reports

48   Health—Regulating Personal Care Homes

49   Highways and Infrastructure—Highway Maintenance

50   Justice—Monitoring Provincial Policing Services Delivered by the RCMP

51   Justice—Security Awareness Processes

52   Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority Inc.—IT Security

53   Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority—Information Technology Threat and Risk Assessment Processes

54   Saskatoon Regional Health Authority—Protecting IT Infrastructure

55   Social Services—Supervision of Community-Based Organizations

Standing Committee on Public Accounts

56   Standing Committee On Public Accounts


1-List and Status of Agencies Subject to Examination under The Provincial Auditor Act

2-Samples of Opinions We Form on Ministries, Crown Agencies, and Crown-Controlled Coporations

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