Auditing for Accountability: The Role of the Auditor General

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Author: Peter Aucoin

This paper examines the role of the Office of the Auditor General in the accountability regime of Canadian Parliamentary government. Aucoin assesses the growing mandate of the OAG and argues that its recommendations should be grounded in a clearer understanding of the dynamics of managing institutions and public services.

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Institute on Governance

Institute on Governance

Founded in 1990, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto. Our mission is ‘advancing better governance in the public interest,’ which we accomplish by exploring, developing and promoting the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad.

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