Ministry of Health loses $170,000 after SHA employee amends time records

The Ministry of Health lost $170,000 according to its latest report on losses of public money.

The loss was reported to the Ministry of Health in the second quarter of the 2022-23 fiscal year (July 1 to September 30) after a former Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) employee based in Saskatoon amended time records following manager approval, which resulted in a loss of $169,968 over five years.

The Ministry of Health reports losses by the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Athabasca Health Authority, and Saskatchewan Cancer Agency in keeping with similar reporting of losses within ministries and Crown agencies.

The Government of Saskatchewan also announced that their quarterly report on losses of public money within government ministries and Crown corporations have been tabled to their legislative committees.

This round of losses covers the period of July 1 to September 30 of this year.

The Provincial Comptroller has tabled a nil report for the Executive Government’s second quarter of 2022-23 with the Public Accounts Committee.

The Crown Investments Corporation tabled a nil report for the Crown sector’s second quarter of 2022-23 with the Crown and Central Agencies Committee.

Public loss reports for that period have also been tabled for Saskatchewan Polytechnic and other regional colleges with the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

The Ministry of Advanced Education confirms that there were no losses of money or property at Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the regional colleges due to fraud or similar illegal acts by employees, suppliers, or contractors.

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