Species at Risk Program: Results-Based Management and Accountability Framework and Risk-Based Audit Framework

7. Reporting Strategy

The reporting strategy, presented in Table 15, ensures that plans are in place to systematically report on the results of ongoing performance and risk measurement and evaluation, and that reporting commitments are met. This strategy identifies the approaches to be used (product), the timeframes for reporting information and the responsibilities for the coordination of reporting activities and the preparation of reports.

Table 15: Reporting Strategy
Reporting ActivityProductTimingResponsibility
Ongoing performance and risk measurementReport on the performance and risk measurement strategy (implementation of Table 13) to departmental management and SAR governance structuresAnnual
  • DFO Director SARS
  • EC Director CSDP
  • PC Executive Director EI
Departmental Performance Report (DPR)Annual
  • DFO Director SARS
  • EC Director CSDP
  • PC Executive Director EI
Minister of the Environment must report on the administration of SARAReport to Parliament on the administration of SARAAnnual
  • DFO Director SARS
  • EC Director CSDP
  • PC Executive Director EI
Competent Ministers must monitor the implementation of recovery strategies, action plans and management plansSAR 5-Year Implementation ReportsEvery 5 years
  • DFO Director SARS
  • EC Director CSDP
  • PC Executive Director EI
Outcome evaluationEvaluation Report2010-2011
  • DFO, Audit and Evaluation
  • EC, Audit and Evaluation Branch
  • PC, Audit and Evaluation