2020 Report Volume 2

December 8, 2020

The Report includes results from 166 annual integrated audits, 22 follow-up audits, and five performance audits. See Appendix 1 of the Report for the names of agencies audited, and those with significant findings included in the Report.

Download the Full Report below or you may request a printed copy (limited quantities) by contacting info@auditor.sk.ca.

2020 Report—Volume 2 Media:

  • News Release 2020 Report—Volume 2: Need to assess if regulated recycling programs successfully divert enough waste
  • News Release 2020 Report—Volume 2: Colorectal Cancer Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer improvements needed
  • Backgrounder 2020 Report—Volume 2: Stronger IT processes needed at eHealth to reduce health sector disruptions; Ministry of Health’s program to improve health outcomes for residents living with diabetes underutilized; some progress on recommendations about major developments in Wascana Centre noted at Provincial Capital Commission; and Ministry of Agriculture needs to give better guidance on early detection and good response plans—key to regulated pest management
  • Main Points Compilation




  2020 Report—Volume 2 Full Report (PDF)

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

Overview by the Provincial Auditor

Judy Ferguson's Overview 2020 Report—Volume 2

Annual Integrated and Information Technology Audits

  1   Advanced Education

  2   Corrections and Policing

  3   eHealth Saskatchewan

  4   Executive Council

  5   Government Relations – Northern Municipal Trust Account

  6   Healthcare Affiliates

  7   Highways and Infrastructure

  8   Justice and Attorney General

  9   Justice and Attorney General—Victims’ Fund

 10  Northlands College

 11  Provincial Capital Commission

 12  Saskatchewan Health Authority

 13  Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority and Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority

 14  Saskatchewan Polytechnic

 15  Social Services

 16  Water Security Agency

 17  Western Development Museum

 18  Summary of Implemented Recommendations

Performance Audits

 19  Agriculture—Mitigating the Impact of Regulated Pests in Crops and Pastures

 20  Environment—Regulating Waste Diversion Through Recycling

 21  Saskatchewan Cancer Agency—Delivering the Screening Program for Colorectal Cancer

 22  Saskatchewan Polytechnic—Carrying Out Applied Research

 23  SaskPower—Planning to Shut Down and Decommission Boundary Dam

Follow-Up Audits

 24  Carlton Trail College—Equipping the Board with Competencies to Govern

 25  Corrections and Policing—Community Rehabilitation of Adult Offenders

 26  Corrections and Policing—Planning for Inmate Capacity in Correctional Facilities

 27  Corrections and Policing—Providing Primary Medical Care in Adult Secure-Custody Correctional Centres

 28  eHealth Saskatchewan—Securing Patient Data in the Saskatchewan Laboratory Results Repository

 29  Environment—Preventing the Entry and Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in Saskatchewan

 30  Finance—Internal Audit in Ministries

 31  Finance—Public Employees Benefits Agency Effectively Informing Certain Pension Plan Members

 32  Health—Preventing Diabetes-Related Health Complications

 33  Justice and Attorney General—Supporting Provincial Court of Saskatchewan to Manage Court Workloads

 34  Living Sky School Division No. 202—Engaging Grades 7 to 12 Students

 35  Regina Roman Catholic Separate School Division No. 81—English as an Additional Language Programming

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

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

 38  Saskatchewan Impaired Driver Treatment Centre—Delivering the Impaired Driver Treatment Program

 39  Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority—Managing Projects with Significant IT Components

 40  Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency—Coordinating Provincial Emergency Preparedness

 41  Saskatoon School Division No. 13—Procuring Goods and Services

 42  Social Services—Investigating Allegations of Child Abuse and Neglect

 43  Social Services—Minimizing Absenteeism

 44  Social Services—Protecting Children in Care

 45  Western Development Museum—Permanently Removing Historical Artifacts

Standing Committees

 46  Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies

 47  Standing Committee on Public Accounts


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

2–Report on the Financial Statements of Agencies Audited by Appointed Auditors

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

All Prior Reports

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