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In Case You Missed It: Auditor general blasts Kathleen Wynne's 'Fair Hydro Plan'

In Case You Missed It: Auditor general blasts Kathleen Wynne's 'Fair Hydro Plan'

The Wynne government created a "needlessly complex" scheme to pay for its hydro rate cuts without showing the costs on its own bottom line, Ontario's auditor general said in a...

May 31, 2018

In Case You Missed It: eHealth Still Unfinished After 14 Years and $8 Billion: Auditor General

In Case You Missed It: eHealth Still Unfinished After 14 Years and $8 Billion: Auditor General

Ontario’s health-care sector spent more than $8 billion between 2002/03 and 2015/16 on various electronic health records (EHR) projects and related initiatives, but significant components are still not operational, Auditor General Bonnie...

May 30, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Auditor General Issues “Qualified” Opinion on Province’s Books

In Case You Missed It: Auditor General Issues “Qualified” Opinion on Province’s Books

For the first time in 23 years, the Auditor General issued a qualified opinion on the Consolidated Financial Statements of the Province of Ontario because the financial statements did not...

May 29, 2018

ADVANCE POLLS ARE OPEN - VOTE EARLY!

ADVANCE POLLS ARE OPEN - VOTE EARLY!

ADVANCE POLLS ARE OPEN - VOTE EARLY! Advance Polls are open May 26 - May 30 for the Provincial Election. You don't have to wait for...

May 27, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Ontarians paid $37 billion extra for electricity from 2006-14, says auditor general Bonnie Lysyk

In Case You Missed It: Ontarians paid $37 billion extra for electricity from 2006-14, says auditor general Bonnie Lysyk

Ontario’s electricity consumers are being zapped for tens of billions of dollars due to overpriced green energy, poor government planning, and shoddy service from Hydro One, says auditor general Bonnie...

May 27, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Auditor general blasts Liberals’ public-private funding and ‘high-risk’ MaRS loan

In Case You Missed It: Auditor general blasts Liberals’ public-private funding and ‘high-risk’ MaRS loan

In a 595-page annual report to the legislature that blasted a “high-risk” $224-million government loan for the medical and related sciences (MaRS) tower, Lysyk said Infrastructure Ontario’s use of private-public...

May 26, 2018

In Case You Missed It: ORNGE founder Mazza all but destroyed air ambulance: report

In Case You Missed It: ORNGE founder Mazza all but destroyed air ambulance: report

Serious financial issues at ORNGE involving Mazza, who was terminated along with two senior executives in 2012, were first unearthed by the Toronto Star, which also revealed a series of...

May 22, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Chris Mazza made $9.3M in 6 years at Ornge, minister confirms

In Case You Missed It: Chris Mazza made $9.3M in 6 years at Ornge, minister confirms

Ousted Ornge CEO Chris Mazza collected $9.3 million over six years at the province's publicly funded air ambulance service, the governing Liberals confirmed Wednesday. The June 2012 report, which tried...

May 17, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Ontario Liberals’ gas-plant cancellations cost $1-billion: auditor

In Case You Missed It: Ontario Liberals’ gas-plant cancellations cost $1-billion: auditor

Ontario's Liberal government will spend a billion dollars to cancel two gas-fired power plants, a sum that puts the scandal among the costliest in the province's history. What's more, Liberal...

May 16, 2018

In Case You Missed It: Private firms got public money, Ornge audit finds

In Case You Missed It: Private firms got public money, Ornge audit finds

Ontario's auditor-general found that one of Ornge's for-profit subsidiaries bought a building for $15-million, then leased it back to the publicly funded agency at a rate that was 40 per...

May 15, 2018