Summary of the Review of Selected Travel Expenses of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Office of the Comptroller General

Background

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Source: CSIS Public Report 2013-2014

About the Review

Overall Review Findings

Review Findings Specific to Accommodation

Review Recommendations

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service should:

  1. Formalize its pre-approval of the Director’s travel.
  2. Formalize its monitoring process for flight credits resulting from the Director’s cancelled flights.
  3. Improve documentation supporting the Director’s:
    • Reasons for government business travel;
    • Flight requirements and constraints; and
    • Justifications for exceptions to accommodation limits.

Management Response and Actions

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service has reviewed and accepted the findings of the review. In order to address the review findings and recommendations, the following actions have been fully implemented:

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