October 24, 2017
Minister Osborne Acknowledges Auditor General's 2017 Annual Report
In his final report before retirement, the Auditor General today released his 2017 Report on the Audit of the Province’s Financial Statements. The report provides information and commentary on the consolidated summary financial statements for the year ending March 31, 2017, and comments on the challenges facing the provincial economy.
The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, acknowledges the work of the Auditor General in compiling this report.
“The issues identified by the Auditor General are well-documented and have helped inform our approach to strong fiscal management, as well as encouraging economic development, attracting immigrants, and supporting healthier communities. We remain committed to a course that will return our province to surplus. I would like to thank Mr. Paddon for his dedication and diligence while fulfilling his duties as Auditor General since 2012, and I wish him the best in retirement.”
Honourable Tom Osborne
Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board
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Auditor General’s 2017 Annual Report – www.ag.gov.nl.ca/ag/2017.htm
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