ACFO-ACAF recently submitted a brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s 2020 pre-budget consultations. In our submission, we identified judicious investment in the public service combined with rigorous protection of the integrity and accountability of the financial management framework as key to Canada’s long-term prosperity and stability.
ACFO-ACAF specifically recommended that the government:
We noted that some of these recommendations are low-cost measures that would help prevent fraud and mismanagement and safeguard the public purse, while others represent a prudent use of resources that will reap long-term dividends for the future.
You can read the full submission here.