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Report of the Auditor General of Alberta
to be released on Wednesday, May 3

MAY 1, 2017 —The Report of the Auditor General of Alberta—May 2017 will be made public when the Chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices tables it during the Wednesday, May 3, 2017 sitting of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Stand-alone performance auditing—New audits
  • Justice and Solicitor General—Funding Sustainable and Cost-Effective Legal Aid Services
  • Service Alberta—Systems to Manage a Comprehensive Inventory of IT Applications
  • Treasury Board and Finance—Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses of the Premier, Ministers, Associate Ministers and Their Staff
Stand-alone performance auditing—Follow-up audits
  • Environment and Parks—Alberta Climate Change Office—Follow-up Audit on Managing the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation—Alberta Emissions Offset Registry
  • Indigenous Relations—Follow-up Audit on Systems to Assess First Nations Development Fund Grants
  • Seniors and Housing—Follow-up Audit on Alberta Social Housing Corporation’s Contracting Policy
  • Treasury Board and Finance—Follow-up Audit on Oversight of the Premier’s and Ministers’ Expenses
Other work
  • Advanced Education—Post-secondary Institutions Report Card
  • Justice and Solicitor General—Progress Report on Control Systems at the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
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 ( 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 3:30 p.m. Media can participate by dialing 1.800.578.9520, conference ID 374141. 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 *2. All questions and responses will be heard by all participants. Media representatives 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.
Edmonton (Head Office)
8th Floor, 9925 - 109 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J8, Canada
Tel: 780.427.4222 Fax: 780.422.9555
Calgary Office
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Tel: 403.297.6451 Fax: 403.297.5195