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Statement by the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board on the Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada

For immediate release
November 26, 2013

Ottawa – On November 26, 2013, the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, made the following statement:

“The Government of Canada welcomes both the positive findings and the recommendations in the 2013 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada.

“The Government continues to ensure that taxpayers’ dollars are used responsibly and that Canadians can access effective and efficient programs and services when they need to.

“We take the safety and security of Canadians very seriously and that is why we are already acting on the Auditor General’s recommendations.

“The Government of Canada has issued a statement for each audit contained in the Report.”

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Government of Canada Statements on the 2013 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada

Chapter 1: Follow-up Audit on Internal Controls over Financial Reporting – President of the Treasury Board

Chapter 2: Access to Online Services – Minister of Employment and Social Development

Chapter 3: National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy – Minister of Public Works and Government Services

Chapter 4: Canada’s Food Recall System – Minister of Health

Chapter 5: Preventing Illegal Entry into Canada - Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Chapter 6: Emergency Management on Reserves – Minister Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

Chapter 7: Oversight of Rail Safety – Minister of Transport

Chapter 8: Disaster Relief for Producers – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

Chapter 9: Offshore Banking – Minister of National Revenue