JCCBI welcomes the report of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada
June 20, 2022
For immediate release
Longueuil, June 20, 2022 – The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) welcomes the special examination report from the Office of the Auditor General of Canada, which covers the period from October 1, 2020, to July 31, 2021, inclusively.
According to the report published on JCCBI’s website, the Corporation applies effective organizational management practices in the areas reviewed during the special examination, and which are related to governance, strategic planning, corporate risk management, asset management, project management, and environmental and sustainability issues. The Auditor General did not observe any significant deficiencies but noted improvements that should be made in some of these areas. JCCBI will develop and release an action plan in response to the recommendations.
The special examination process is conducted every ten years as per the Financial Administration Act. The audit examines the systems and practices that are key to providing a Crown corporation with reasonable assurance that its assets are safeguarded and controlled, its resources are managed economically and efficiently, and its operations are carried out effectively.
As a manager of important infrastructure, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated is a Crown corporation established in 1978 that is responsible for the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the original Champlain Bridge, the Champlain Bridge Estacade, the Île des Sœurs Bypass Bridge, the federal sections of Bonaventure Expressway and the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as the Melocheville Tunnel. The Corporation manages, maintains, and repairs these important Greater Montreal structures to ensure the safe passage of thousands of users every day. It also ensures that these critical structures remain safe, fully functional and aesthetically pleasing both today and in the future. JacquesCartierChamplain.ca