Special Examination Report
In accordance with the Financial Administration Act, the Canada Council for the Arts is required to have the Office of the Auditor General of Canada conduct an examination every five years on its financial and management control and information systems and management practices. The Council’s first special examination was undertaken in 2008.
The purpose of the special examination is to determine if the systems and practices were maintained in a manner to provide reasonable assurance that the Canada Council’s assets are safeguarded and controlled; that its financial, human and physical resources are managed economically and efficiently; and that its operations are carried out effectively. The Office of the Auditor General concluded that the Council’s systems and practices had no significant deficiencies and that its systems and practices have contributed to its success.
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