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Report of the Auditor General of Alberta
to be released on Wednesday, March 11

MARCH 6, 2015 —The Report of the Auditor General of Alberta—March 2015 will be made public when the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices tables it during the Wednesday, March 11, 2015 sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. It will include the results of the following:
 
Stand-alone systems auditing—New audits
  • Education—Systems to Improve Student Attendance in Northland School Division
  • Energy—Alberta Energy Regulator—Systems to Regulate Pipeline Safety and Reliability in Alberta
  • Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
    —Flood Mitigation Systems
    —Systems to Regulate Dam Safety
Stand-alone systems auditing—Follow-up audits
  • Innovation and Advanced Education—Medicine Hat College International Education Division
Other audit work
  • Innovation and Advanced Education—Report on Post-secondary Institutions
  • International and Intergovernmental Relations—Alberta’s International Offices
Report Release Protocol
The protocol for release of an auditor general’s report requires that Members of the Legislative Assembly be the first to view the report. After tabling, copies of the report will be distributed in the Assembly. Immediately following this distribution, the report will be posted on the office’s website (www.oag.ab.ca) and hard copies will be available to media via the OAG Edmonton office and the Office of the Speaker.
 
Media Availability
Mr. Saher will be available to discuss the report’s contents after it is tabled in the legislature. This will occur via teleconference on Wednesday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. Media can participate by dialing 1.888.231.8189, conference ID 1305841. You will be greeted by a conference operator who will ask you for the conference ID, your name, affiliation and phone number. To ask a question, press *1. To exit the question queue, press #. All questions and responses will be heard by all participants. Reporters are encouraged to dial in 15 minutes early to ensure participation. One-on-one interviews will be accommodated after the teleconference as time permits. These should be booked in advance by contacting the office’s communications director.
 
MLAs and government staff who are interested in listening to the briefing as it occurs are asked to contact OAG Communications in advance to obtain a separate teleconference number and conference ID. Do not use the media line.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Edmonton (Head Office)
8th Floor, 9925 - 109 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J8, Canada
Tel: 780.427.4222 Fax: 780.422.9555
Calgary Office
#820, 600 - 6th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S5, Canada
Tel: 403.297.6451 Fax: 403.297.5195