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Edmund Onward James

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:55 pm    Post subject: Squinty McGuinty Untrustworthy Spendthrift Reply with quote

"Files reveal McGuinty's hand-on role in hiring former eHealth CEO" by Karen Howlett, Globe and Mail.

eHealth, the digital record of every Ontario resident, was established September 2008. The executive management tried to create their own network. In order to deliver expediently the executives bypassed traditional procedures such as tendering the consulting contracts, etc.

"Former eHealth Ontario chief executive officer Sarah Kramer landed the top job at the troubled agency after Premier Dalton McGuinty directly intervened in her appointment, over the objections of some of his own civil servants.

Ms. Kramer abruptly resigned from eHealth Ontario in June, amid scandal over lucrative contracts awarded without competitive tenders and nickel-and-dime spending by consultants. It became one of the most politically damaging episodes of the McGuinty government's 5 1/2 years in power."

Liberal and other leftist voters do not seem to care enough where their money is going and how it's spent. The rich and middle class will pay. It's about health ain't it?

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McGuinty had hand in hiring former eHealth CEO

Millions down the drain to fix Ontario's medical records. Dalton did not utilize a "headhunter", an executive search firm, the normal channels and procedure by the government for recruiting top level people.

Evidently, Sarah Kramer was strongly referred within to the chairman, Dr. Alan Hudson, and McGuinty bought the inexperienced candidate as CEO.

My-my another major blunder.

This isn''t the first time McGuinty's core spent money like drunken sailors. I was involved, in a minor way, with his attempt at electoral reform. However, the spend thrift expenditure was far less than 647 million, so far.



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

saw this article i was actually going to post it here until i saw it was allready here , think its very interesting that mcguinty himself appointed her to the job . it does look very bad on him if nothing else
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You realize squinty was once a petty crime lawyer. he must have learnt something from his clients. I wonder where he will end up? Federal politics, UN or back to where he started, Bubba's lawyer.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McGuilty is trying to pass the buck naming his scapegoat.

Mr. McGuinty said he relied on the advice of Alan Hudson, his hand-picked choice for chairman of the agency, in approving Ms. Kramer's appointment last October.

“In hindsight, it's obvious that we made a mistake,” Mr. McGuinty told reporters. But he said giving Ms. Kramer the job was “the right thing to do” at the time, because she came highly recommended by Dr. Hudson, who had worked with her at Cancer Care Ontario.

“He made it clear to me that if he was going to take on an additional responsibility with electronic health records, he thought that Sarah Kramer would be indispensable in helping us to achieve our objectives,” Mr. McGuinty said

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