RELEASE: McGuinty Government Fudging Costs
Posted: November 2, 2006
(November 2, 2006)
The Ontario Health Coalition charged the McGuinty government with fudging the numbers during its grand opening of the privatized P3 hospital in Ottawa this week. Hugh Mackenzie, an independent economist, reports that the new Royal Ottawa Hospital will cost $88 million more over the life of the project under the privatized financing arrangement than it would have been had the hospital been built through the traditional public method.
BACKGROUNDER I: ANALYSIS OF ROH FINANCIAL DATA
BACKGROUNDER II: ONTARIO’S FIRST TWO P3 HOSPITALS
BACKGROUNDER III: ROH READY OR NOT