Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits

Response to Parliamentary Committees

Detailed management responses to all audits published on Parliamentary Committee webpage

Action Plan in Response to the Audit of Nutrition North Canada (Chapter 6 — fall 2014)

Government Response to Sixth Report of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, entitled: Subject Matter of Wills and Estates (tabled September 26, 2014)

Government Response to Fourth Report of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, entitled: Study of Land Management and Sustainable Economic Development on First Nations Reserve Lands (tabled July 16, 2014)

Response to the Auditor General (including to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development)

Chapter 6 — Nutrition North Canada (fall 2014)

The Auditor General assessed whether Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada has managed the Nutrition North Canada program to: i) meet its objective of making healthy foods more accessible and affordable to residents of isolated northern communities; and ii) obtain the information required to allow the Department to demonstrate that the full subsidy is being passed on to consumers.

Chapter 5 — Departmental Progress in Implementing Sustainable Development Strategies (fall 2014)

The Commissioner for the Environment and Sustainable Development assessed whether seven departments and agencies have mechanisms in place to ensure compliance with key aspects of the Cabinet Directive on the Environmental Assessment of Policy, Plan and Program Proposals and its related guidelines, and to ensure that the environmental implications and considerations are integrated into proposals submitted to an individual minister or Cabinet for approval.

AANDC Financial Statements for the Year Ended March 31, 2014 (Unaudited) (August 25, 2014)

Responsibility for the integrity and objectivity of the accompanying financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2014, and all information contained in these statements rests with the management of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. These financial statements have been prepared by management using the Government's accounting policies, which are based on Canadian public sector accounting standards.

Response to external audits conducted by the Public Service Commission of Canada or the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

Public Service Commission of Canada — Not applicable

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages — Not applicable

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