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Managing IT Security for Remote Access 2024

March 2024

In this audit we found the Province of Manitoba is managing IT security risks associated with remote access, but some improvements are needed.

Public Accounts and Other Financial Statement Audits 2023

December 2023

The report provides an overview of the Auditor General’s 2022/23 financial statement audit work.

Addictions Treatment Services in Manitoba 2023

July 2023

In this audit, we found Manitobans did not have access to appropriate addiction treatment services when they need them.

Public Accounts and Other Financial Statement Audits 2022

December 2022

The report provides an overview of our 2021-22 financial statement audit work.

Follow-Up of Previously Issued Audit Recommendations 2022

April 2022

This report follows up on the status of previously issued audit recommendations.

Public Accounts and Other Financial Statement Audits 2021

December 2021

This report includes summaries of the financial statement audits we conducted in 2021.

Automatic Vehicle Location Management Systems 2021

June 2021

This audit found information from Automatic Vehicle Location devices installed in light-duty government vehicles is not being used to its full potential.

Physicians’ Billings 2021

January 2021

This audit found processes are in place for physicians to claim eligible expenses, and for the province to recover overbilling—but these systems are not used effectively.

Provincial Oversight of Drinking Water Safety 2020

September 2020

This audit found the Department of Conservation and Climate needs to do more to ensure the safety of drinking water in Manitoba.

Follow-up of Recommendations 2020

March 2020

This report gives the implementation status for 180 recommendations made between January 2016 and October 2018.

Oversight of Commercial Vehicle Safety 2019

December 2019

Manitoba’s Department of Infrastructure needs to do more to ensure operators of heavy commercial vehicles in Manitoba are operating safely.

Follow-up of Recommendations 2019

March 2019

This report gives the implementation status as of Sept. 30, 2018 for 196 recommendations made between July 2015 and July 2017.

Understanding our Audit Opinion on Manitoba’s March 31, 2018 Summary Financial Statements 2018

September 2018

This report explains the issues that are the basis for the Auditor General’s qualified audit opinion of the March 31, 2018 summary financial statements of the province.

Follow-up of Recommendations 2018

March 2018

Management of MRI Services 2017

April 2017

Manitoba East Side Road Authority 2016

September 2016

Follow-up of Recommendations 2016

June 2016

Manitoba Home Care Program 2015

August 2015

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2014

May 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 8: Managing Cyber Security Risk Related to Industrial Control Systems 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 5: Lake Manitoba Financial Assistance Program 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 2: Citizen Concerns 2014

March 2014

Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet 2013

August 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 6: Office of the Fire Commissioner 2013

January 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 3: IT Security Management Practices 2013

January 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Intro & Overview 2013

January 2013

Report on the Rural Municipality of St. Clements 2012

June 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 7: Taxation Division, Audit Branch 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 4: Food Safety 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 1: Accounts and Financial Statements 2012

January 2012

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2011

April 2011

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – Administration of the Value-Added Policy 2010

June 2010

Report to the Legislative Assembly – Audits of Government Operations 2009

November 2009

Report to the Legislative Assembly – Audits of Government Operations 2008

December 2008

Audit of the Public Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2007

December 2007

Special Audit: Image Campaign for the Province of Manitoba 2007

October 2007

Audit of the Public Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2006

December 2006

Audit of the Pharmacare Program, Manitoba Health 2006

April 2006

Audit of the Public Accounts for the Year Ended March 31, 2005

December 2005

Follow-Up of Report Recommendations – A Review 2005

July 2005

Audit of the Public Accounts 2004

December 2004

A Review of Crown Corporations Council/Compliance Audits 2004

March 2004

Business Planning and Performance Measurement Follow-up 2003

December 2003

An Examination of Le College de Saint-Boniface 2003

August 2003

Value-for-Money Audit Report 2002

December 2002

Student Financial Assistance Program Department of Advanced Education 2002

September 2002

A Review of the Policy Development Capacity Within Government Departments 2001

November 2001

Audit of the Public Accounts 2001

March 2001

An Examination of School Board Governance in Manitoba 2000

October 2000

Audit of the Public Accounts 2000

March 2000

An Examination of Governance In Manitoba’s Crown Organizations 1998

June 1998

Provincial Auditor’s Report 1995/96 – Volume 1 1996

September 1996

Follow Up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2024

February 2024

This report follows up on the status of 59 recommendations issued between January 2020 and August 2021.

Investigation of the Protection for Persons in Care Office (PPCO) 2023

July 2023

This investigation confirmed numerous allegations we received regarding the Protection for Persons in Care Office.

Manitoba’s Rollout of the COVID-19 Vaccines 2023

April 2023

The Government of Manitoba effectively managed the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, but these efforts would have been assisted by having better tools and practices in place.

Information Systems – Privileged Access 2022

October 2022

This audit found the Province of Manitoba is not adequately controlling privileged access rights to prevent unauthorized users from accessing its information systems.

Department of Education and Early Childhood Learning: Leadership of the K-12 Pandemic Response 2022

April 2022

This audit found The Department of Education and Early Childhood Learning was not prepared for the pandemic. Despite this, it effectively led the Kindergarten to Grade 12 school system response to COVID-19—but had not yet begun recovery efforts.

Investigations Report 2021

August 2021

This volume contains the results of 3 limited scope examinations which stem from stakeholder concerns that came through our citizen concerns line. These are: Shellmouth Dam Compensation Program, City of Winnipeg: Sale of Vimy Arena, and Municipal Development Corporations.

Follow-Up of Previously Issued Audit Recommendations 2021

March 2021

This report gives the implementation status for 114 recommendations made between April 2017 and October 2018.

Public Accounts and Other Financial Statement Audits 2020

December 2020

This report includes summaries of the financial statement audits conducted by the Office during the year.

Vital Statistics Agency

September 2020

This audit found Manitoba’s Vital Statistics Agency needs to do more to manage the security, privacy and integrity of the vital events information it holds.

Management of Provincial Tourism 2020

January 2020

This audit found Travel Manitoba does not have adequate systems and practices in place to help achieve its tourism goals and objectives.

Management of Foster Homes 2019

November 2019

Manitoba does not have adequate systems in place to ensure sufficient and appropriate funding for foster home services and to ensure compliance with foster home standards.

Forensic Audits 2018

November 2018

This volume includes the results of three forensic audits. Two stem from Special Audit requests (Pharmacare and Thompson District Office) and one from our citizen concern line (RM of De Salaberry).

Public Accounts and Other Financial Statement Audits 2018

August 2018

We provide brief summaries of each financial statement audit we do directly and those where we use an agent to conduct the work on our behalf. In each summary, we identify the areas of audit significance and note whether we issued a “qualified” or “unqualified” audit opinion.

Managing Climate Change (a follow-up to our December 2010 audit) 2017

October 2017

Follow-up of Recommendations 2017

March 2017

Manitoba Hydro – Keeyask Process Costs and Adverse Effects Agreements with First Nations 2016

September 2016

Improving Educational Outcomes for Kindergarten to Grade 12 Aboriginal students 2016

January 2016

WRHA’s Management of Risks Associated with End-user Devices 2015

July 2015

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 10: Waiving of Competitive Bids 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature: Chapter 7: Manitoba’s Framework for an Ethical Environment 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 4: Helicopter Ambulance Program 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 1: Accounts and Financial Statements 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 8: Senior Management Expense Policies 2013

January 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 5: e-Health 2013

January 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 2: Citizen Concerns 2013

January 2013

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2013

January 2013

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 6: Special Needs Education 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 3: Animikii Ozoson Child and Family Services Agency 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Intro & Overview 2012

January 2012

Audit of the Public Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2010

December 2010

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2010

March 2010

Study of Board Governance in Crown Organizations 2009

September 2009

Audit of the Public Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2008

December 2008

Audit of the Province’s Management of Contaminated Sites and Landfills 2007

October 2007

Special Audit: Property Transactions in Seven Oaks School Division 2007

August 2007

Audit of the Child and Family Services Division Pre-Devolution Child in Care Processes and Practices 2006

December 2006

Aiyawin Corporation 2006

March 2006

Environmental Audits 2005

November 2005

Examination of the Crocus Investment Fund 2005

May 2005

Investigation of the Maintenance Branch of the MHA 2004

November 2004

Managing and Reporting Results 2004

March 2004

Audit of the Public Accounts 2003

December 2003

Dakota Tipi First Nation Gaming Commission and First Nation Gaming Accountability in Manitoba 2003

March 2003

Performance Reporting in Annual Reports 2002

December 2002

Investigation of Missing Artifacts 2002

June 2002

Investigation of an Adult Learning Centre in Morris-MacDonald School Division #19 2001

September 2001

Lions Club of Winnipeg Housing Centers, 2001

February, 2001

Business and Performance Measurement – Assessment of Timeliness of Implementation 2000

July 2000

Value-for-Money Audits 1999

August 1999

Value-for-Money Audits 1998

April 1998

Archives of Manitoba: Preservation and Access to Records 2024

February 2024

In this audit we found the Archives of Manitoba is partially fulfilling its legislated responsibilities but could do more to ensure that records in its care are protected and preserved. The audit also found the Archives is facilitating access to physical archival records, but not digital records.

Efficiency of Court Services for the Provincial Court of Manitoba 2023

July 2023

The Department of Justice did not manage the delivery of court services for the Provincial Court efficiently. We found there were opportunities for improvement.

Follow-Up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2023

March 2023

This report follows up on the status of 209 recommendations issued between November 2019 and October 2020.

Manitoba’s Implementation of The Path to Reconciliation Act 2022

April 2022

This audit found the Government of Manitoba has not fulfilled its commitments under The Path to Reconciliation Act.

Aging Information Systems 2022

March 2022

This audit found the Province has not adequately identified and managed the risks associated with operating aging information systems.

Main Street Project Investigation 2021

June 2021

This forensic examination found some allegations of past financial irregularities at Main Street Project are substantiated.

Animal Disease Preparedness 2021

January 2021

This audit found that the Department of Agriculture and Resource Development is working to prevent and prepare for animal disease emergencies, but significant work needs to be done.

Oversight of Post-Secondary Institutions 2020

October 2020

This report’s two chapters provide a comprehensive review of the oversight of public post-secondary institutions, both by government, and by the governing boards of each institution.

Quarry Rehabilitation Program Investigation 2020

May 2020

This audit found weak oversight and poor internal controls resulted in mismanagement of Manitoba’s Quarry Rehabilitation Program.

Public Accounts and Other Financial Statements 2019

December 2019

This report includes summaries of the financial statement audits conducted by the Office during the year.

Understanding My Audit Opinion on Manitoba’s March 31, 2019 Summary Financial Statements

September 2019

This special report explains the issues that are the basis for the Auditor General’s qualified audit opinion of the March 31, 2019 summary financial statements of the province.

eChart Manitoba 2018

October 2018

We wanted to know whether Manitoba eHealth was sufficiently managing the significant risks that might prevent it from achieving its operational objectives.

Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada 2018

March 2018

Management of Manitoba’s Apprenticeship Program 2017

July 2017

Public Interest Disclosure Investigation at the Manitoba East Side Road Authority 2016

September 2016

Management of Provincial Bridges 2016

July 2016

Follow-up of Recommendations Waiving of Competitive Bids 2015

December 2015

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2015

June 2015

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 9: Northern Airports and Marine Operations 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 6: Managing the Province’s Adult Offenders 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 3: Government Deficits and Debt 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Overview and Final Remarks 2014

March 2014

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 7: Provincial Nominee Program for Business 2013

January 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 4: Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care Program 2013

January 2013

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 1: Accounts and Financial Statements 2013

January 2013

Follow-up of Our December 2006 Report: Audit of the Child and Family Services Division Pre-Devolution Child in Care Processes and Practices 2012

September 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 8: Wireless Network Security 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 5: Personal Injury Protection Plan 2012

January 2012

Annual Report to the Legislature – Chapter 2: Appointment Process to Agencies, Boards and Commissions 2012

January 2012

Manitoba’s Participation in Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2011

June 2011

Report to the Legislative Assembly: Performance Audits 2010

December 2010

Audit of the Public Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2009 & Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Reporting December 2009

December 2009

Follow-up of Previously Issued Recommendations 2009

March 2009

Special Audit: Rural Municipality of La Broquerie 2008

March 2008

Audit of the Department of Conservation’s Management of the Environmental Livestock Program 2007

October 2007

Audit of Workplace Safety and Health 2007

February 2007

Enhancing Audit Committee Practices in the Public Sector 2006

October 2006

Review of the Workers Compensation Board 2006

January 2006

Follow-Up Of Recommendations Made In Our August 2003 Report “An Examination Of Le Collège De Saint-Boniface” 2005

July 2005

Voluntary Sector Grant Accountability: Perspectives and Practices/ Enhancing Board Governance in Not-for-Profit Organizations 2005

February 2005

Investigation of Hydra House Ltd. 2004

June 2004

Information Technology Report 2004

March 2004