December 19, 2019
Minister Osborne Acknowledges Auditor General’s 2019 Annual Report on the Audit of Financial Statements
The Auditor General today released her 2019 Report on the Audit of the Province’s Financial Statements. The report provides an unqualified (“clean”) audit opinion on the Consolidated Summary Financial Statements for the year ending March 31, 2019, and provides comments on government’s approach to fiscal management over the short- and long-term.
The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, acknowledges the work of the Auditor General in compiling this report, and appreciates the continued oversight and sound counsel her office provides.
“I would like to thank the Auditor General and her team for their detailed review of the Audited Financial Statements. The challenges identified in this report are well established, and we continuously evaluate and update our fiscal approach to overcome challenges that arise each year. We remain committed to our balanced approach to fiscal management as we work to return our province to fiscal balance.”
Honourable Tom Osborne
Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board
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