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Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits

Parliamentary Committees
There were no recommendations to Parks Canada Agency from Parliamentary Committees in 2007-2008.

The Auditor General

The Auditor General Audit of Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Chapter 3 – Tabled October 2007)
After 10 years of negotiation, the federal government and the Inuvialuit signed an agreement in 1984. This agreement sets out a number of obligations for the parties in order to achieve the principles expressed by Inuvialuit and recognized by Canada to participate equally and meaningfully in the economy and society of Canada’s North and the nation; to protect and preserve the wildlife, environment and biological diversity; and to preserve Inuvialuit cultural identity. Only the recommendation 3.46 involves Parks Canada Agency.

CESD Status Report on Protection of Species at Risk (Chapter 5 – Tabled March 2008)
Follow up of an audit done in 2001 by the Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development. Progress shown on two recommendations is unsatisfactory.

The Auditor General Audit of the Management of Fees in Selected Departments and Agencies (to be tabled May 2008)
There were no recommendations for Parks Canada Agency.

External Audits
The Office of the Auditor General completed an external audit of the 2006-2007 Financial Statements of Parks Canada Agency.