Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat



Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

May 06, 2014 12:56 ET

Statement by the President of Treasury Board

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) - The President of the Treasury Board issued the following statement:

Today, the 2014 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada was tabled in Parliament.

The Government of Canada welcomes both the positive conclusions and the recommendations in this report.

The Government takes its accountability for stewardship of public funds, the safeguarding of public assets and the effective, efficient and economical use of public resources very seriously.

Effective and efficient programs and services are essential to support the Government's agenda of creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for all Canadians.

The Government of Canada has issued a statement for each audit contained in the Report:

Chapter 1: Public Sector Pension Plans
Chapter 2: Procuring Relocation Services
Chapter 3: Aggressive Tax Planning
Chapter 4: Expanding the Capacity of Penitentiaries
Chapter 5: First Nations Policing Program
Chapter 6: Transfer Payment Programs-Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency
Chapter 7: Outsourcing Building Management Services
Chapter 8: Meeting Needs for Key Statistical Data

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Contact Information

  • Heather Domereckyj
    Press Secretary
    Office of the President of the Treasury Board
    613-957-2666

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