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Table 10: Response to Parliamentary Committees and External Audits

Response to Parliamentary Committees

No recommendations.

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

http://www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/internet/English/parl_oag_200905_03_e_32516.html

2009 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada

Chapter 3Health and Safety in Federal Office Buildings

3.80 Departments should ensure that fire safety plans are prepared and administered in accordance with established federal legislation and Treasury Board policies and standards.

CIHR agrees with the recommendation and will work with its landlord, within the constraints of the terms of its lease, to ensure that the building's fire safety plans meet these requirements.

3.88 Departments should ensure that all evacuation drills are held as required by federal legislation and Treasury Board policies and standards.

CIHR agrees with the recommendation and will work with its landlord, within the constraints of the terms of its lease, to ensure that drills are held as required.

3.93 Departments should ensure that building fire emergency organizations are established and administered as required by federal legislation and Treasury Board policies and standards.

CIHR agrees. As the largest federal tenant in its building, CIHR currently administers the fire emergency organizations for all federal tenants.

External Audits (Note: These refer to other external audits conducted by the Public Service Commission of Canada or the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)

N/A