This page provides information on travel, training and business meeting expenses incurred by the Auditor General and the Directors.

All expense claims were in compliance with the City’s Expense Claim Policy. Expenses of the Directors are approved by the Auditor General. Expenses of the Auditor General are approved by the Chair of the Audit Committee.

In line with the Auditor General of Canada, information is also provided on contracts in excess of $10,000 issued by the City’s Auditor General. The contract values disclosed include all fees and taxes.

An annual independent compliance audit is conducted of the Auditor General’s Office in order to ensure that activities of the office are in compliance with the City’s policies.

Auditor General – Beverly Romeo-Beehler
Date Purpose and Details Amount
April 10-11, 2017 Professional Development Training: Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors 2017 Performance Audit Symposium, Toronto. Attended as a guest speaker. $400.00
November 10, 2017 Professional Development Training:  Municipal Internal Auditors Association 2017 Fall Workshop, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Attended as a guest speaker for a general session. Expenses include registration fees, ground rail transportation, use of personal vehicle, accommodation, and per diem. $413.41
November 13-15, 2017 AG/Officials from Federal Government Shared Training:  Federal Workshop, Ottawa, Ontario. Expenses include ground rail transportation, use of personal vehicle, and per diem. $276.04
 Total $1,089.45

 

Assistant Auditor General – Ina Chan
Date Purpose and Details Amount
September 12, 2017 Professional Development Training: More Effective Communication of Results for Auditors presented by the Association of Local Government Auditors (Webinar). $9.38
September 13, 2017 Professional Development Training: Effective Report Writing Training presented by the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation, Toronto. Specialized training for legislative auditors $229.16
November 9-10, 2017 Professional Development Training:  Municipal Internal Auditors Association 2017 Fall Workshop, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Expenses include registration fees, use of personal vehicle, accommodation, and per diem. $508.20
 Total $746.74

 

Assistant Auditor General – Jane Ying
Date Purpose and Details Amount
April 10-11, 2017 Professional Development Training: Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors 2017 Performance Audit Symposium, Toronto. $400.00
April 24, 2017 Professional Development Training: Municipal Internal Auditors Association 2017 Spring Workshop, Toronto. $50.00
September 12, 2017 Professional Development Training: More Effective Communication of Results for Auditors presented by the Association of Local Government Auditors (Webinar). $9.38
Total $459.38

 

Audit Director, IT and Strategy – Syed Ali
Date Purpose and Details Amount
February 2-3, 2017 Professional Development Training: Think on Your Feet workshop on skills to present, defend, and discuss a position persuasively and quickly, Toronto $1,521.31
April 10-11, 2017 Professional Development Training: Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors 2017 Performance Audit Symposium, Toronto. $400.00
April 25, 2017 Professional Development Training: The Institute of Internal Auditors Toronto Chapter Training Sessions on Service Delivery Reviews of Municipalities and Asset Management Planning, Toronto $50.88
November 8-10, 2017 Professional Development Training:  Municipal Internal Auditors Association 2017 Fall Workshop, Toronto. Niagara Falls, Ontario. Expenses include registration fees, use of personal vehicle, accommodation, and per diem. $670.57
Total $2,642.76

 

Auditor General – Beverly Romeo-Beehler
Purpose and Details Amount
No business meeting expense for the year $0.00
Total $0.00

 

Assistant Auditor Generals
Name Purpose and Details Amount
Ina Chan No business meeting expense for the year $0.00
Jane Ying Business travel to Kitchener-Waterloo for an audit, January 16-17, 2017 $226.10
Total $226.10

 

Audit Director, IT and Strategy
Name Purpose and Details Amount
Syed Ali No business meeting expense for the year $0.00

Vendor Net Price HST Gross Total Item Description
(Cumulative value of related contracts)
Workplace Resource Toronto $38,199.03 $4,965.87 $43,164.90 Office furniture and workstation setup and configuration for new staff
CAATS – Computer Assisted Analysis $12,000.00 $1,560.00 $13,560.00 Data analytics training

* Also, please refer to non-competitive sole source contracts in excess of $10,000 identified separately.

Vendor Net Price HST Gross Total Item Description
(Cumulative value of related contracts)
KPMG $48,575.00 $6,314.75 $54,889.75 IT audit services

(Note: Competitive procurement processes were undertaken but failed to identify a compliant submission)

Confidential $40,350.00 $5,245.50 $45,595.50 Forensic investigation services
Confidential $10,711.50 $1,392.50 $12,104.00 Fraud & Waste Hotline Call Center
ACL Services Ltd $18,290.14 $2,377.72 $20,667.85 Data analytics software*

(This is the annual renewal license fee for the analytical software purchased in 2004)

Confidential $13,680.00 $1,778.40 $15,458.40 Legal opinion
CCAF-FCVI $5,404.74 $702.62 $6,107.35 Specialized training for legislative auditors
Confidential $3,670.00 $477.10 $4,147.10 Forensic investigation services