Office of the Auditor General
Call 905-546-2424 ext. 2257
Email [email protected]
50 Main Street East, 3rd Floor
Reporting Fraud & Waste
The Fraud and Waste Hotline provides City of Hamilton employees, contractors, vendors, and members of the public a convenient, confidential, and anonymous way to report suspicion or proof of wrongdoing.
2022 Municipal Election Audit
The elections survey and feedback on the elections experience are now closed. Office of the Auditor General would like to extend thanks to the eligible Hamilton voters and candidates for providing feedback on their elections experience. Analysis of the data is in progress and the results will be presented to Council. Learn more about the Election Audit
The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) provides independent, objective audit, assurance and special investigative services designed to add value and improve the City of Hamilton’s operations.
The OAG brings a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the City’s risk management, control and governance processes. The OAG assists City Council in holding itself and its administrators accountable for the quality of stewardship over public funds and for the achievement of value for money in City operations.
Scope of work
Audit Reports to Committees
Auditor General Appointed by By-Law
The Auditor General has been appointed by By-law 19-180 (Auditor General By-law) as an Auditor General under Section 223.19 of the Municipal Act, 2001, with the responsibilities, including the powers, duties and protections, under Sections 223.19 to 223.23 of the Municipal Act, 2001. These responsibilities apply to the extent authorized by these sections of the Municipal Act, 2001.
The powers and protections provided to the Auditor General (by appointment as an Auditor General) strengthens the position of independence and institutional authority of the Auditor General while providing information to Council for its oversight role.
Learn about the Charter of the Office of the Auditor General - Approved by Council March 29, 2023
Charles Brown, CPA, CA
Nancy Hu, CFE, CIA
Cindy Purnomo Stuive, IAP
Brigitte Minard, CPA, CA, CIA, CGAP, HBA, CFE
Deputy Auditor General
Lyn Guo, CMA (US), CIA
Domenic Pellegrini, CPA, CIA