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|Response to Parliamentary Committees|
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts conducted a review of Chapter 5 ("Keeping the Border Open and Secure") of the 2007 October Report of the Auditor General of Canada. The Committee tabled its report on February 25, 2009, and made four recommendations:
The CBSA's response to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts report will be tabled in 2009–10.
|Response to the Auditor General of Canada (including to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development)|
The Office of the Auditor General of Canada conducted an audit of the CBSA's management of the detentions and removals programs.
Chapter 7 ("Detention and Removal of Individuals") of the 2008 May Report of the Auditor General of Canada examines the management of detentions and removals by the CBSA and the actions taken since the 2003 audit of Citizenship and Immigration Canada's control and enforcement program. The specific audit objectives were the following:
The audit was tabled in May 2008 and it made three recommendations. The Agency's response is included in the audit report.
The Office of the Auditor General of Canada also conducted an audit on national security. Chapter 1, "National Security: Intelligence and Information Sharing," of its 2009 March status report examines whether the Government of Canada has made satisfactory progress in implementing the recommendation from the 2003 November Report of the Auditor General of Canada, Chapter 10, "Other Audit Observations," ("Independent reviews of security and intelligence agencies"), and in implementing the selected recommendations from the 2004 March Report of the Auditor General of Canada, Chapter 3, "National Security in Canada—The 2001 Anti-Terrorism Initiative."
The audit was tabled in March 2009 and made one recommendation. The Agency's response is included in the audit report.