Internal Audit – An Enabler of Intelligent Risk-taking at NRCan

Canadians expect their public services to be delivered in a way that demonstrates cost-savings and efficiency. To date, the ability of the public sector to achieve great results this has been hindered by a risk-averse culture. One symptom of this aversion to risk is an environment of excessive controls over business processes with multiple layers...

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Here’s what people will be looking for in the federal budget

The Liberal government is expected to announce on Tuesday a new federal budget with a deficit in the area of about $30 billion. There’s been a lot of concern about that huge deficit but a number of economists calculate that Canada could actually absorb a much larger deficit and that it may not be even...