Colleagues, MPs remember auditor general Michael Ferguson for his integrity, open door
By Emily HawsFeb. 6, 2019
Ferguson, 60, died of cancer on Feb. 2. His death is 'taking a toll' on the 575-person office he led, says his deputy.
Auditor general Michael Ferguson's reports prompted the government to act, such as in the case of the F35 fighter jet procurement program. The Hill Times file photograph
Auditor general Michael Ferguson is being remembered by his staff as someone who had an open-door policy, says deputy auditor general Andrew Hayes, and a deep commitment to both his office and the people working in it.
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