The Audit and Evaluation Branch provides internal audit, evaluation and advisory services to departmental management. It supports senior management and the Deputy Minister in promoting sound decision-making and strong stewardship practices across Natural Resources Canada as it seeks to fulfill its mandate
The role of the Audit Division is to provide senior management with independent professional advice and assurances on the performance of the management framework, departmental programs, policies and operations. The Division conducts audits, reviews, and special studies in areas of significance or risk, according to government policies. Departmental managers develop appropriate action plans to address the issues identified in audit reports, and report on their implementation.
The role of the Evaluation Division is to provide the Department, central agencies and Canadians with evidence-based assessments of the relevance and effectiveness of departmental programs and policies. Departmental managers develop appropriate action plans to address the recommendations in the evaluation reports, and report on their implementation.