Less than 20 per cent of Health Canada staff receive mandatory ethics training

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Fewer than 20 per cent of employees at Canada’s health and public works departments received mandatory training on ethics, values and conflict of interest between 2013 and 2016, a report from Canada’s auditor general, Michael Ferguson, has found.

The audit on fraud risk management published Tuesday examined both Health Canada and Public Services and Procurement Canada, along with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and Global Affairs Canada (GAC). It examined how well the five organizations were equipped to deal with the risk of fraud between April 1, 2013 and October 21, 2016.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.