Auditor General Releases 2019 Report


On Wednesday (December 4) the Office of The Auditor General of Ontario released its 2019 Annual Report.

This year’s report was divided into four volumes, including one featuring environment reports and another with a focus on the justice and corrections sector. Here is a list of the 18 value-for-money audits and one review conducted by the Office this year:

  • Acute-Care Hospital Patient Safety and Drug Administration

  • Addictions Treatment Programs

  • Adult Correctional Institutions

  • Chronic Kidney Disease Management

  • Climate Change: Ontario’s Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement

  • Court Operations

  • Criminal Court System:

  • Family Court Services

  • Food and Nutrition in Long-Term-Care Homes

  • Food Safety Inspection Programs

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • Office of the Chief Coroner and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service

  • Ontario Disability Support Program

  • Ontario Financing Authority

  • Operation of the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993

  • Oversight of Time-Limited Discretionary Grants

  • Provincial Support to Sustain the Horse-Racing Industry

  • Technology Systems (IT) and Cybersecurity at Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

The 2019 Annual Report also includes:

  • an Overview of Environmental Issues in Ontario

  • a chapter on the Public Accounts of the province

  • follow-up reports on our 2017 audits

  • follow-up reports on recommendations in reports issued by the Standing Committee on Public Accounts

  • a chapter following up on audit recommendations made between 2012 and 2016

  • a chapter on our review of government advertising over the last fiscal year under the Government Advertising Act, 2004

The full report is available at the following link: 2019 Annual Report - Office of the Auditor General of Ontario.

The section directly relating to the province's horse racing industry is available below or at the following link: .

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Provincial Support to Sustain the Horse-Racing Industry (Open in new window)