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Table 4.1 Internal audits
Name of internal audit Audit type Status Completion date Electronic link to report
Audit of 2006 Census Related to Selected Security, Administrative and Quality Practices Financial management


Human resources
Completed October 2007
Audit of Central Regional Office (Toronto) Administrative Processes Human resources Completed December 2007
Audit of Asset Protection and Life Cycle Management Financial management In progress Fall 2008
Audit of Confidentiality of Sensitive Statistical Information Protection of sensitive statistical information In progress Winter 2008
… not applicable

Table 4.2 Statistics Canada schedule of quadrennial program reviews (QPRs) and biennial program reports (BPRs)
Program 2007/2008 Status 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011
1. Economic Statistics Agriculture BPR Complete QPR Science, Innovation and Electronic Information BPR Complete QPR Small Business and Special Surveys BPR QPR Transportation BPR Complete QPR BPR Manufacturing, Construction and Energy BPR QPR Distributive Trades QPR Complete ... BPR Service Industries QPR BPR Prices BPR In progress QPR International Trade BPR Complete  … QPR Investment and Capital Stock QPR Complete BPR Industrial Organization and Finance  QPR BPR Income and Expenditure Accounts BPR Complete QPR BPR Industry Measures QPR BPR Balance of Payments QPR In progress BPR Public Institutions QPR Complete BPR Input–Output QPR  BPR Environment Accounts and Statistics BPR ... QPR
1.2.2 Analytical Studies  QPR BPR
2. Social Statistics Culture, Tourism and the Centre for Education Statistics BPR QPR Health Statistics1  … BPR QPR Physical Health Measures1 BPR QPR Special Surveys QPR Complete BPR Income Statistics BPR Complete QPR Labour and Household Surveys Analysis BPR QPR Labour Statistics QPR Complete BPR
2.1.3 Small Area Data2 BPR QPR
2.1.4 Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics QPR Complete BPR
2.1.5 Socio-Economic and Business Analysis QPR In progress BPR
3. Census Statistics
3.1.1 Census of Agriculture BPR Complete QPR
3.1.2 Demography BPR Complete QPR
3.1.3 Small Area Data2 BPR QPR
3.1.4 Housing, Family and Social Statistics BPR Complete QPR
3.1.5 Census Operations and Management3
3.1.6 Aboriginal Statistics BPR Complete QPR
4. Corporate Services
4.1.1 Human Resources BPR Complete QPR
4.1.2 Data Access and Control Services BPR QPR
4.1.3 Finance, Planning and Evaluation4 QPR Complete ... BPR ...
4.1.3 Internal Audit4  … QPR  BPR
4.1.4 Communications and Library  … BPR  QPR
4.1.5 Administrative Support Services  … QPR  BPR
5. Corporate Infrastructure Services5
Enterprise Statistics QPR Complete BPR
Methodology BPR Complete QPR
Tax Data BPR QPR
Informatics Technology Services BPR QPR
Business Register QPR BPR
Standards BPR QPR
Geography QPR Complete BPR
Systems Development QPR BPR
Operations and Integration BPR Complete QPR
Operations Research and Development QPR BPR
Marketing and Information Services BPR QPR
Regional Operations QPR BPR
… not applicable
QPR = quadrennial program review.
BPR = biennial program report.
1. Sub-sub activity is covered by two separate evaluations.
2. The Small Area Data subactivity is linked to both the Social Statistics and Census Statistics program activities.
3. The Census of Population is evaluated in many ways. For example, the most recent Census was the subject of an in-depth audit performed by the Office of the Auditor General; it was also the subject of an internal audit; and the robustness of the security of its information technology systems was assessed by independent contractors.
4. Sub-activity 4.1.3 is covered by two separate evaluations.
5. This grouping comprises costs that cannot be linked to a specific program subactivity as all the corporation benefits from these services.
Notes: Programs are from the Program Activity Architecture.