Auditor General Canada

Foreign Workers Taking Jobs Canadians Could Fill: Auditor-General

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Business

Employers are hiring low-paid foreign workers without proving no Canadians were available to do the job.

Senate Audit Leaks Need Investigation, Senator Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Premature leaks of auditor general Michael Ferguson's damning report on senators' expenses has some senators seeing red.They agreed Tuesday t...

AG Takes Feds To Task Over First Nations Health

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The quality of health care in remote First Nations communities is sorely lacking, the federal auditor general reported Tuesday — a conclusi...

Not Even Sandwiches Escaped Auditor General's Senate Expenses Study

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Politics

Auditor General Michael Ferguson and his staff are examining even the smallest of Senate expenses.

AG Criticizes National Defence's Handling Of Members' Moving Fees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The RCMP gets a passing grade from the auditor general for the way it handles its multimillion-dollar relocation program, but National Defenc...

Auditor-General To Examine Nutrition North Food Subsidy Program

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Politics

Canada's auditor general has agreed to examine one of the North's most contentious issues — the $15 bag of apples, the $20 head of cabbage and the p...

EI Recipients Getting Overpayments: Auditor-General

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Ottawa is overpaying employment insurance by at least $300 million a year, and fails to get millions of it back, the auditor general said Tue...

Highlights Of Auditor General's Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Highlights of the federal auditor general's report, released Tuesday: Text of highlights below slideshow — Aboriginal and Northern Affa...

OAS Changes Can Save Ottawa A Bundle: Auditor

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Ottawa needs to consider the long-term impact of new programs or changes when it writes the federal budget — not after, auditor general Mic...

Injured Ex-Soldiers Often Denied Benefits: AG Report

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Injured soldiers heading for civilian life face a bumpy, confusing road where they don't always get their entitled services and benefits, the...

Highlights Of The AG's Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Highlights of the auditor general's fall report to Parliament, released Tuesday:— The government must do more to protect critical infrastru...

What Are Crown Corporations?

CBC | Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Politics

Crown corporations have been a part of Canadian life for almost a century, and for as long as they've existed, there has been debate about whether the...

New Auditor General Having Role Reduced?

CP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government has sent strong signals to the auditor general that his presence won't be required in future at as many Commons committ...

Report: DND Must Set Aside More Cash

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general is raising questions about the practice of contracting out maintenance on military equipment, and warns National Def...

AG Nominee Shouldn't Have Held Previous Jobs: MP

CBC | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada

A New Brunswick MP says Michael Ferguson — the government's unilingual choice for Canada's next auditor general — should never have been given the...

Tory Choice For Auditor General Vows To Be Bilingual In A Year

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada

The government's choice for Canada's next auditor general is promising to be proficient in French within a year. Prime Minister Stephen Ha...

Meet Sheila Fraser's Replacement

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Like his predecessor Sheila Fraser, the man apparently tapped to be Canada's next auditor general has a reputation as a no-nonsense guardian ...