Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Initiative: Reconciliation and Reconstruction Documents
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As part of the spring 2013 Report of the Auditor General of Canada, Chapter 8, Spending on the Public Security and Anti-Terrorism (PSAT) Initiative, the Auditor General noted that between 2001 and 2009, $12.9 billion was approved for department and agency programs to fund activities related to public security and anti-terrorism. The Auditor General also noted that departments and agencies reported on about $9.8 billion in spending to the Treasury Board Secretariat and that information on how departments used $3.1 billion in initiative funding was not available.
The Auditor General did not recommend a reconciliation of the difference. However, the Treasury Board Secretariat decided to do a retroactive reconstruction of the financial elements of the PSAT initiative to provide greater clarity. The following documents provide more information:
- Statement by the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board Archived
- Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Initiative: Summary Report
- Ernst and Young Review of Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Reconstruction Exercise (PDF Document - 57KB)
- Methodology - Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Reconstruction
- Departmental reports (PDF Document - 627KB)
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