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Departmental Performance Report

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Supplementary Information (Tables)

Table of Contents

Financial Table 3: User Fees

User Fees Fee Type Fee-setting Authority Date Last Modified 2007-2008 Actual Revenue
Fees charged for the processing of access request files under the Access to Information Act (ATIA) Other products and services (O) Access to Information Act 1992 $310.00

Service Standards for User Fees

Performance Standard Performance Results Stakeholder Consultation
Response provided within 30 days following receipt of request; the response time may be extended pursuant to section 9 of the ATIA. Notice of extension to be sent within 30 days after receipt of request. For results, see the 2007-2008 Annual Report to Parliament on the Management of the Access to Information Act on this site. The service standard is established by the Access to Information Act and the Access to Information Regulations. Consultations with stakeholders were undertaken by the Department of Justice and the Treasury Board Secretariat for amendments done in 1986 and 1992.

Financial Table 5: Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits

Response to Parliamentary Committees
No Parliamentary Committee formulated recommendations to the TSB during the reporting period.
Response to the Auditor General
The Auditor General conducted an audit of the TSB financial statements and issued an unqualified opinion.
External Audits Conducted by the Public Service Commission or the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
The Public Service Commission conducted a government-wide audit of the staffing of the EX positions. This audit included some TSB files. The report of this audit has not yet been published. In 2007-2008, the Commissioner of Official Languages did not conduct any audit of the compliance of the TSB with its obligations in accordance with the Official Languages Act.
Other External Audit (Marine Investigations)
The International Marine Organization (IMO) published in October 2007 the results of its June 2007 audit of the flag, port and coastal State obligations of Canada in relation to the mandatory IMO to which our country has acceded. One part of the audit was on the marine casualty investigation obligations carried out by the TSB and Transport Canada Marine Safety obligations under the conventions and as per resolution A 973 (24). All the observations made on the TSB were positive and no recommendations were formulated to the organization. A copy of this report can be found on Transport Canada's site

Financial Table 6: Response to Internal Audits

Title of the Internal
Status Date completed Electronic Link to the Report
Value for Money Audit of Air France Investigation Deployment Phase Completed December 2006 Air France
Compliance Audit of
Availability of Work Tools
in Both Official Languages
Completed April 2007 Availability of Bilingual Work Tools
Audit of Overtime
In Progress Planned for
August 30, 2008

Financial Table 7: Travel Policies

Special Travel Authorities
The TSB follows the Treasury Board Secretariat Special Travel Authorities.
Travel Directive
The TSB follows the Treasury Board Secretariat Travel Directive, rates and allowances.