Report of the Auditor General February 2018
Auditor General's February report stresses importance of oversight by MLAs and Albertans to ensure accountability for results
February 22, 2018
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … Alberta’s Auditor General Merwan Saher presented his February report to the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Alberta and to Albertans, affirming some areas where government is doing well and identifying other areas needing improvement in accountability for the cost-effective use of public resources.
Despite the diversity of the departments, agencies and topics of the eight reports that make up this report, Saher noted there is a common underlying theme to our findings in each of them — the importance of oversight.
"Oversight is at the very core of good government. It is the means by which those who serve, either through being elected or as members of the public service, can earn the public’s confidence that they are managing public resources wisely," Saher said. "Good oversight will invariably produce better systems to achieve desired results." Read more…
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