Lack of resources, poor monitoring.
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How long does it take the Ontario Government from the time they decide a program is needed until they actually finalize implementation? It sounds like a joke but it isn't and it is one issue raised in the 2016 Ontario Auditor General's report. The answer is close to three decades provided there are no further missteps and/or delays.
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According to Michael Ferguson's latest audit, the Army Reserve is clearly lacking "clear guidance on preparing for international missions, had lower levels of training as cohesive teams, and had not fully integrated this training with that of the Regular Army." Adding to that, the number of reservists is lower than needed and are not fully prepared to deploy when required.
The project is designed to make it easier for visitors to the Statistics Canada website to organize, read and play with the data statistical agency collects.
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Michael Ferguson's report has called out lax checks at the border.
Mountains and mountains of paperwork.
In many cases, agencies and departments that work with Shared Services Canada had little involvement with the IT department, and didn't communicate on expectations.
Leo Housakos said it was unfortunate that he had to respond to “unfounded, unsubstantiated allegations being made by un-named sources.”
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The watchdog highlighted one case where it took 52 days for just a phone assessment.
”These leaks violate all senators' fundamental right to the presumption of innocence and due process.”
For some senators, the auditor general's scrutiny of their expenses sent them hurtling right into the Mike Duffy dimension.
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