Highlights of auditor general's fall report to Parliament - Metro US

Highlights of auditor general’s fall report to Parliament

OTTAWA – Highlights from Auditor General Sheila Fraser’s fall report to Parliament, released Tuesday:

-Public Safety Department unable to respond effectively to national emergencies such as pandemics.

-Health Canada unable to force recall of lead-laden children’s jewelry.

-Officials fail to identify skilled jobs Canada needs when selecting immigrants.

-Hundreds of key tax rulings fail to find their way into legislation, creating confusion.

-Federal eHealth initiative gets generally positive prognosis, though some contracting problems remain.

-National Defence takes too many short cuts in getting military vehicles to soldiers in Afghanistan.

-Indian Affairs not properly monitoring environmental problems on reserves.

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