Newfoundland and Labrador auditor general (AG) Terry Paddon issued his latest report this morning, highlighting problems and areas of concern in spending by various government departments.
The annual AG report is a presentation of review work completed by his office over the past year.
“Our objective is to ensure that government operations are conducted in an appropriate manner,” Paddon told reporters, shortly after 10:30 a.m., while presenting the summary document at his office in Mount Pearl.
The report released today covers a variety of topics.
Click on the links to reach our accompanying, preliminary stories from what the AG has highlighted:
• The Eastern Health Regional Authority
• Fee-for-service physicians: The audit process
• Administration of fines within the Department of Justice
• The provincial waste management strategy
• Support for the cranberry industry
• Monitoring of oil royalties paid to the provincial government
• Bridge inspection and monitoring
• Use of contracted and chartered air services by government staff
The report released today from the AG’s offices comes in addition to a report Paddon filed last week, focused on the overall state of the province’s finances for the year ended March 31, 2013.
In addition to these, Paddon has promised another report this year, again looking at work within individual government departments.