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Report of the Auditor General of Alberta—February 2018
to be Released on Thursday, February 22, 2018

Edmonton, AlbertaAlberta Auditor General Merwan Saher is releasing the Report of the Auditor General—February 2018 at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 22.
The February 2018 report includes the following:
Alberta Advanced Education
  • 2017 Report on Post-Secondary Institutions
Alberta Education
  • Processes to Manage the Student Class Size Initiative
  • Systems to Improve Student Attendance in Northland School Division Progress Report
Alberta Energy
  • Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission—Management of Agreement to Process Bitumen at the Sturgeon Refinery
Alberta Environment & Parks
  • Design of Systems to Manage the Climate Leadership Plan and Adaptation
Alberta Health
  • Pure North Grants
Alberta Transportation
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety
Alberta Treasury Board and Finance/Various Departments
  • Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses of the Premier, Ministers and Their Staff
Technical Briefing
Embargoed copies of the report will be available for the media to review at the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) as part of an informal technical briefing in the Salmon Room, 8th Floor, 9925 - 109 Street, starting at 9:30 a.m. The Auditor General and audit staff will be available on-site to provide background information upon request.
Media wishing to review the embargoed report must pre-register by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday,  February 21 via email to
Media unable to attend in person can contact the office at 780.644.4806 to discuss timing and availability of the embargoed report.
News Conference
11:00 a.m. MDT
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Office of the Auditor General
Peter Valentine Room, 7th Floor, 9925 – 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
What: Alberta Auditor General Merwan Saher will brief media on the contents of the report and answer questions
The news conference will be live streamed at, and the report and related materials will be posted at 11:00 a.m. MDT. Printed copies of the report will be available at the OAG Edmonton office and the Office of the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Media unable to attend in person can participate via teleconference at 1.800.578.9520, conference ID 081273. Participants must provide their conference ID, name, affiliation and telephone number to the conference operator. We recommend you dial in at 10:55 a.m. to ensure participation. Participants will be able to hear all questions and responses. To ask a question: Press *1. To exit question queue: Press *2.
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