Thank you, Mr. Chair.
This question is for the deputy minister for infrastructure.
The Auditor General's report has the following statement, which I'd like any one of you to explain for me in terms that most non-Ottawa people will understand.
It states:We found that for the 32 projects approved by the Minister, Infrastructure Canada set up mechanisms to administer the contribution agreements. The Department examined the 32 projects to ensure that they met the terms and conditions of the G8 Legacy Infrastructure Fund and that agreements were made in accordance with government policy. Infrastructure Canada maintained project records and established project management frameworks.
I want to understand what is meant by “project management frameworks”. I expect it has something to do with the process to ensure that the government got what it paid for.
Can you elaborate on project management frameworks?