2016 Report Volume 1

June 7, 2016

This report covers subjects such as maintaining schools and other learning facilities, preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species in Saskatchewan, leading the Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime initiative, delivering the Breast Cancer Screening Program, confirming only qualified drivers remain licensed, protecting children in care, increasing the percentage of Grade 3 students reading at grade level, keeping government IT systems and data secure, and monitoring the Fuel Tax Exemption Program.

Materials from the Release of the Report

Full Report (7.9MB)


(For selective viewing please click on an individual chapter from the list below)

Overview by the Provincial Auditor

Annual Integrated and Information Technology Audits

 1     Capital Pension Plan

 2     Central Services

 3     School Divisions

 4     Summary of Implemented Recommendation

 5     Central Services—Data Centre Security

Performance Audits

 6     Central Services—Web Application Security Requirements

 7     Environment—Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species in Saskatchewan

 8     Finance—Monitoring the Fuel Tax Exemption Program

 9     Gradworks Inc.—Achieving Intern Development Program Goals

10     Justice—Leading the Building Partnerships to Reduce Crime Initiative

11     North East School Division No. 200—Increasing Grade 3 Students Reading at Grade Level

12     Prairie Spirit School Division No. 206—Maintaining Facilities

13     Regina School Division No.4—Promoting Positive Student Behavior

14     Saskatchewan Cancer Agency—Delivering the Screening Program for Breast Cancer

15     Saskatchewan Government Insurance—Only Qualified Drivers Remain Licensed

16     Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission—Providing Legal Aid Services

17     Social Services—Protecting Children-in-Care Information in the Linkin System

Audit Follow Ups

18     Modernizing Government Budgeting and Financial Reporting

19     Economy—Nominating Qualified Immigration Applicants

20     Education—School Instruction Time for Students

21     eHealth Saskatchewan—Buying IT Services

22     eHealth Saskatchewan—Implementing Electronic Health Records

23     Environment—Regulating Air Emissions

24     Government Relations—Safe Drinking Water in Northern Settlements

25     Highways and Infrastructure—Maintaining Bridges

26     Highways and Infrastructure—Maintaining Highways

27     Justice—Monitoring Municipal Policing

28     Prairie North Regional Health Authority—Granting Physician Privileges

29     Public Employees Benefits Agency—Securing Information Systems and Data

30     Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission—Enabling Apprentices to Achieve Certification

31     Saskatchewan Immigrant Investor Fund Inc.—Operating Headstart on a Home Program

32     Saskatoon Regional Health Authority—Triaging Emergency Department Patients

33     Social Services—Protection of Children in Care

34     Sunrise Regional Health Authority—Infection Prevention and Control

35     Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan—Inspecting Boilers and Pressure Vessels

36     University of Regina—Procurement of Goods and Services and Disposal of Surplus Assets

37     Water Security Agency—Regulating Public Wastewater Systems

Standing Committees

38     Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies

39     Standing Committee on Public Accounts


1–Agencies Subject to Examination Under The Provincial Auditor Act and Status of Audits

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

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