Office of Audit and Evaluation

The mandate of the Office of Audit and Evaluation (OAE) is to provide independent and objective advice and assurance to the Deputy Minister, on the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes. This is achieved by:

  • Providing the Deputy Minister with added assurance and advice, independent from line management, on risk management, control and governance processes;
  • Directing the implementation of, and compliance with, the Treasury Board Policy on Internal Audit;
  • Directing the development of a specialized framework for the conduct of forensic audits and special examinations relating to losses of money, illegal acts and other improprieties against the Crown; and
  • Leading operations to receive and act on disclosures of wrongdoing and report to the Deputy Minister.

The OAE is organized as follows:

  • Departmental Audit Committee
  • Director General / Chief Audit Executive's Office
  • Internal Audit and Special Examiniations
  • Program Evaluation Division
  • Performance Measurement Planning and Intergration
  • Practice Management

Consult Health Canada's Internal Audit Reports.

For further information, please contact the Office of Audit and Evaluation.

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