News Government General
November 26, 2020  

Things to know about AG’s report on Ontario’s COVID-19 response

Said that Ontario’s measures were “slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 2, 2018  

Ouch again! FAO says Ontario deficit to jump almost $12B this year

Spending plan will add about $70 billion to the net debt, increasing it to almost $400 billion in 2020-21.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 25, 2018  

Ontario government understates deficit by billions: AG

Has not accurately reflected the true cost of its borrowing plan to cut hydro rates by 25%.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

Ontario energy minister downplays dispute between auditor and electricity system operator

Lysyk’s agency launched a special audit late last year, said IESO is using “bogus” accounting practices.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 18, 2017  

Wynne government obscuring true financial impact of cuts to hydro bills: AG

The plan’s total cost will be $39.4 billion over 30 years, but Ontario’s net debt and future deficits won’t reflect that.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
March 20, 2017  

Wynne government hydro bill reduction ads self-promoting: auditor general

Lysyk says they likely wouldn’t have been approved under previous advertising rules.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 4, 2016  

Liberals dispute auditor general’s accounting methods

Differ on the amount of the deficit and how pension numbers are shown.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
December 3, 2015  

A lump of coal for the Ontario Liberal government [OPINION]

Send Chiarelli a message to convey how you feel about the management of the province’s electricity supply

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
December 12, 2014  

Wynne rebuffs calls to fire Chiarelli over smart meters

Premier, energy minister disagree with AG’s conclusion the program is almost double the projected cost.

News General
December 12, 2013  

OPG generous salaries, pensions, bonuses push up electricity rates

Ontario auditor general’s cites significantly more generous compensation than other public service positions.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2013  

Update | Cost of killing Oakville gas power plant $675M to $810M: Auditor General’s report

Lysyk warns the total cost of killing Oakville and Mississauga plants from $950M to $1.1B.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2013  

OPA differs with AG’s costing of Oakville power plant cancellation

Sticks with $310M, citing different assumptions and rates used for future costs, savings.