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Auditor General launches investigations into municipal allegations

Updated: Dec 11, 2023

WINNIPEG–A September 6, 2022 Order in Council (343/2022) requested that Auditor General Tyson Shtykalo examine and audit of the operations and accounts of various municipalities under Section 16(1) of The Auditor General Act.

Based on the results of preliminary procedures, Shtykalo has determined he will examine allegations regarding 4 municipalities:

  • Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone

  • Rural Municipality of St. Andrews

  • Rural Municipality of West St. Paul

  • Municipality of Swan Valley West

In addition to the allegations regarding these 4 municipalities, Shtykalo will examine municipal oversight at the Department of Municipal Relations and how the Department handles complaints regarding municipalities.

The Auditor General will not release any further information, including details of the allegations, until the examinations are complete and the public report is released.

To learn more about our audits in progress, please visit

About the Auditor General of Manitoba

The Auditor General is an officer of the Legislative Assembly mandated to provide independent assurance and advice to Members of the Legislative Assembly. Through its audits, the Office of the Auditor General seeks to identify opportunities to strengthen government operations and enhance performance management and reporting. For more information visit

For more information contact:

Frank Landry, Communications Manager



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