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Upcoming Internal Audits and Evaluations over the Next Three Fiscal Years


All upcoming internal audits over the next three fiscal years

This list of internal audits is based on the 2012–2013 Risk-based (3-year) Audit Plan Update dated December 2012. Projects for 2013–2014 and 2014–2015 are included, while projects for 2015–2016 will be updated as the 2013–2014 Audit Plan is developed and approved, which may also have an impact on the projects included below.

Name of Internal AuditInternal Audit TypeStatusExpected Completion Date
Corporate Accountability and Administrative Renewal (CAAR) / Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR)AssuranceIn progressQ1 2013–2014
HR Management – Work Force Adjustment (WFA)AssuranceIn progressQ1 2013–2014
Capital Asset Maintenance and RenewalAssuranceIn progressQ2 2013–2014
Life Cycle Management of AssetsAssuranceIn progressQ2 2013–2014
Information Technology (IT) Service DeliveryAssuranceIn progressQ2 2013–2014
Management of LaboratoriesAssuranceIn progressQ2 2013–2014
Consultation with Various StakeholdersAssurancePlannedQ3 2013–2014
Devolution of Enabling ServicesAssurancePlannedQ4 2013–2014
Governance FrameworkAssurancePlannedQ1 2014–2015
Expenditure Management and FrameworkAssurancePlannedQ1 2014–2015
Fraud Risk Management ReviewAssurancePlannedQ1 2014–2015
Management and Delivery of Procurement Includes Participation in Office of the Comptroller General (OCG) Horizontal Audit of ProcurementAssurancePlannedQ1 2014–2015
External Reporting on PerformanceAssurancePlannedQ1 2014–2015
Waste Reduction and ManagementAssurancePlannedQ2 2014–2015
Financial Management FrameworkAssurance PlannedQ4 2014–2015
Change Control and Configuration Management of ITAssurancePlannedQ4 2014–2015
Integrated Planning / Operational PlanningAssurancePlannedQ4 2014–2015
Biodiversity Strategy / Species at Risk Act (SARA)AssurancePlannedQ4 2014–2015
Departmental Sustainable Development StrategyAssurancePlannedQ1 2015–2016
Management of and/or Compliance with International Environmental AgreementsAssurancePlannedQ2 2015–2016

Electronic link to internal audit plan: http://www.ec.gc.ca/ae-ve/

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All upcoming evaluations over the next three fiscal years

This list of evaluation projects for 2013–2014, 2014–2015 and 2015–2016 presented below is based on the 2012–2013 Risk-based (5-year) Evaluation Plan Update dated December 2012. As the 2013–2014 Evaluation Plan is developed and approved, the projects included below may change.

Name of EvaluationProgramStatusExpected Completion Date
Evaluation of the Federal Interlocutor’s Contribution Program and of the Effective Management of Métis Aboriginal RightsMigratory Birds (1.1.3)In progressQ1 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Hydrological Service and Water Survey ProgramHydrological Service and Water Survey (1.2.3)In progressQ1 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Protected Areas Program ImplementationProtected Areas (1.1.4.3)In progressQ2 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Water Resource Management and Use ProgramWater Resource Management and Use (1.2.2)In progressQ2 2013–2014
Evaluation of the EcoAction Community Funding ProgramEcoAction Community Funding (1.3.3.1)In progressQ2 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Contaminated Sites ProgramContaminated Sites (3.1.4)In progressQ2 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Environmental Damages Fund ProgramEnvironmental Damages Fund (1.3.3.2)PlannedQ3 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Environmental Youth Employment ProgramEnvironmental Youth Employment (1.3.3.3)In progressQ3 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Community Ecosystem Partnerships ProgramCommunity Ecosystem Partnerships (1.3.4.5)In progressQ3 2013–2014
Evaluation of Environment Canada Umbrella Terms and ConditionsOtherPlannedQ3 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Invasive Alien Species Strategy for CanadaInvasive Alien Species Partnerships (1.1.4.2)PlannedQ4 2013–2014
Evaluation of the Environmental Technology ProgramEnvironmental Technology Innovation (3.2.3.2)In progressQ4 2013–2014
Evaluation of Canada’s Meteorological and Navigational Warning Services ProgramMeteorological and Ice Services in Support of Marine Navigation (2.2.2)PlannedQ2 2014–2015
Other – Assessed Contribution to the World Meteorological OrganizationWeather Observations, Forecasts and Warnings (2.1.1)
Meteorological Services for Economic and Commercial Sectors (2.2.4)
PlannedQ2 2014–2015
Evaluation of the Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems Health ProgramWater Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems Health (1.2.1)PlannedQ3 2014–2015
Evaluation of the Sustainability and Reporting Indicators ProgramSustainability and Reporting Indicators (1.3.1)PlannedQ4 2014–2015
Evaluation of the Great Lakes Ecosystem InitiativeGreat Lakes (1.3.4.1)PlannedQ4 2014–2015
Evaluation of the St. Lawrence Ecosystem InitiativeSt. Lawrence (1.3.4.2)PlannedQ4 2014–2015
Evaluation of the Lake Winnipeg Ecosystem InitiativeLake Winnipeg (1.3.4.4)PlannedQ4 2014–2015
Evaluation including 2.1.2 (Health-Related Meteorological Information), 3.2.1.1 (Waste Reduction and Management), 3.2.1.4 (Market Mechanisms)Climate Change and Clean Air Regulatory Program (3.2.1)PlannedQ4 2014–2015
Evaluation of the Habitat Conservation Partnerships ProgramHabitat Conservation Partnerships (1.1.4.1)PlannedQ2 2015–2016
Evaluation of the Weather Observations, Forecasts and Warnings ProgramWeather Observations, Forecasts and Warnings (2.1.1)PlannedQ2 2015–2016
Evaluation of the Government of Canada’s Provision of Essential Federal Services to the Toronto 2015 Pan-American and Para Pan-American GamesWeather Observations, Forecasts and Warnings (2.1.1)PlannedQ2 2015–2016
Evaluation of the Chemicals Management PlanSubstance Management (3.1.1)PlannedQ2 2015–2016
Evaluation of the Ecosystem Assessment and Approaches ProgramEcosystem Assessment and Approaches (1.3.2)PlannedQ4 2015–2016
Evaluation of the Lake Simcoe Ecosystem InitiativeLake Simcoe (1.3.4.3)PlannedQ4 2015-–016
Evaluation of the Climate Information, Predictions and Tools ProgramClimate Information, Predictions and Tools (2.1.3)PlannedQ4 2015–2016
Evaluation of the Clean Air Transportation Sector EmissionsTransportation Sector Emissions (3.2.1.2)PlannedQ4 2015–2016
Evaluation of the International Climate Change and Clean Air Partnerships ProgramInternational Climate Change and Clean Air Partnerships (3.2.2)PlannedQ4 2015–2016
Evaluation of Genomic R&DEnvironmental Technology Innovation (3.2.3.2)PlannedQ4 2015–2016

Electronic link to evaluation plan: http://www.ec.gc.ca/ae-ve/

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