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The new total of $15.3 million is spread among 26 sole-sourced contracts, meaning the agency never sought another bidder.This burns my ass. After moving out to Hastings County it took us six years to get a family doctor.
Approximately $13 million was paid out on the contracts.
Such contracts were issued in part because eHealth was told to get moving on its mandate. Its predecessor, the Smart Systems for Health Agency, burned through $650 million over five years with little to show for its efforts.
"This is scandalous," Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak told CTV Toronto.*
"At a time when you can't get a loved one into a long-term care home, when you have to wait for an MRI, to see the McGuinty government handing out untendered contracts to Liberally-connected consulting firms is absolutely outrageous."