Assurance and Accounting

To run a national, provincial, or municipal government, you need to work from accurate and timely financial reporting. From audits and reviews to compilations, we offer assurance solutions that go beyond the numbers. Our team provides data with actionable insights so you can meet the goals of your constituents.

Our work includes financial compliance, introducing public reporting systems, and creating citizen dashboards for open and transparent communications between government entities and citizens.

Insights

  • Performance

    February 22, 2024

    2024 British Columbia Budget Highlights

    View MNP’s summary of highlights from the 2024 British Columbia Budget.

  • Performance

    December 12, 2020

    Do I Need a Holding Company?

    What are the benefits and drawbacks of using a holding company? Discover whether this option is the right fit for your specific needs.

  • Progress

    February 20, 2024

    Case Study: Things to consider when adding a child as a joint owner of a property

    A new requirement to file annual tax returns with the CRA for bare trusts has parents reconsidering whether to add a child to title of their property. This case study illustrates the pros and cons of joint tenancy with a child.

Contact our Public Sector Team

Craig Kutarna Gates

National Leader; Provincial Leader (SK) – Public Sector

Craig Gates, MPA, is a Practice Leader with MNP’s Consulting team in Saskatchewan. Taking a collaborative approach, Craig delivers strong strategic support to executive teams and boards of directors in public companies, executive government, crown corporations, economic development agencies and Aboriginal organizations.

An experienced consultant, Craig analyzes complex organizational challenges and opportunities and develops innovative strategies to help clients reach their goals. He has successfully led diverse projects involving strategic planning, business planning, operational reviews and planning, market research and intelligence, and performance effectiveness.

Craig has almost 15 years of professional consulting experience with global, regional and local firms. He takes pride in helping organizations realize their potential while making a difference to stakeholders and the broader community. His solutions are always practical and designed to produce results.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1997, Craig went on to receive a Master of Public Administration degree from Queen’s University. Craig is a graduate of Leadership Regina, a program that develops and educates community leaders. He also co-founded the Regina Regional Economic Development Authority’s Future Leaders Group.