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Response to parliamentary committees
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) was not required to submit a formal response to any parliamentary committee reports during the 2015–16 fiscal year.
Response to the Auditor General (including to the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development)
- Report 2—Detecting and Preventing Fraud in the Citizenship Program
This audit examined whether Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada detected and prevented fraud in adult citizenship applications to ensure that only applicants who met selected eligibility requirements were granted Canadian citizenship. It also examined whether the Citizenship Program obtained accurate, complete, and timely information from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the CBSA to inform its decisions to grant citizenship.
- Report 2—Controlling Exports at the Border
This audit focused on whether the CBSA and its key federal partners had the necessary information, practices, and controls at the border to enable the Agency to implement its enforcement priorities, prevent the export of goods that contravened Canada's export laws, and facilitate legitimate trade.
- Report 4—Environmental Petitions Annual Report
The purpose of this annual report was to inform Parliament and Canadians about the number, nature, and status of petitions and responses received between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, as required by section 23 of the Auditor General Act.
- Petition No. 386 Regulatory requirements and due process for transporting hazardous waste into Canada for disposal
The petition raised questions about the federal requirements and regulatory due process for importing hazardous material into Canada for disposal, following the import of toxic waste at a facility near Sarnia, Ontario, from the Wheatfield landfill, a United States site associated with the Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York.
- Petition No. 379 Implementation of a federal compliance strategy for transboundary waste regulations
This petition focused on the mandates of the federal entities responsible for overseeing the transboundary movement of hazardous waste and recyclable materials between Canada and the United States (Environment and Climate Change Canada and the CBSA).
Response to external audits conducted by the Public Service Commission of Canada or the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
- Public Service Commission of Canada – N/A
- Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages – N/A
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