Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the board of directors of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation: FA3-124/2017E-PDF

independent audit report, special examination — 2017.

“The Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation is a federal Crown corporation established in 1969 under the Freshwater Fish Marketing Act, for the purpose of marketing and trading in fish, fish products, and fish by-products in and outside Canada. The Corporation’s vision statement is to “maximize returns to the fishers of western Canada through effective marketing, efficient supply chain management, and the value-added processing of quality freshwater fish products.” The maximization of returns takes into consideration the need to remain financially sustainable while reinvesting in capital assets and investing in initiatives to find new markets. Our objective for this audit was to determine whether the systems and practices we selected for examination at the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation were providing it with reasonable assurance that its assets were safeguarded and controlled, its resources were managed economically and efficiently, and its operations were carried out effectively, as required by section 138 of the Financial Administration Act. On the basis of our assessment of risks, we selected systems and practices in the following areas: corporate management practices, and management of operations"--Introd., p. 1, 3-4.

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Department/Agency Office of the Auditor General.
Title Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the board of directors of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation
Subtitle independent audit report, special examination — 2017.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Rapport du vérificateur général du Canada au conseil d’administration de l’Office de commercialisation du poisson d’eau douce : rapport de l’auditeur indépendant, examen spécial — 2017. Cover title. “This report reproduces the special examination report that the Office of the Auditor General of Canada issued to the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation on 15 March 2017. The Office has not performed follow-up audit work on the matters raised in this reproduced report.”
Date c2017.
Number of Pages v, 31 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-07682-9
Catalogue Number
  • FA3-124/2017E-PDF
Subject Terms Crown corporations, Audit