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Report of the Auditor General of Alberta
to be released on Monday, November 7

NOVEMBER 3, 2016 —The Report of the Auditor General of Alberta—October 2016 will be made public when the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices tables it during the Monday, November 7, 2016 sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
 
Stand-alone systems auditing—New audits
  • Agriculture and Forestry—Agriculture Financial Services Corporation—Systems to Manage the Lending Program
  • Human Services—Systems to Manage the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) Program
Stand-alone systems auditing—Follow-up audits
  • Advanced Education—Olds College—IT System Implementation
  • Executive Council—Contracting Processes
Financial statement auditing
  • Results of the audits of all government departments, boards, agencies, commissions and related organizations.
We also include the OAG’s own Results Analysis Report for the year ended March 31, 2016.
 
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 Monday afternoon starting at 3:30 p.m. Media can participate by dialing 1.888.231.8189, conference ID 13802969. 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