ORNGE Investigation

A Petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

WHEREAS a report from Ontario’s Auditor General on the province’s air ambulance service Ornge found a web of questionable financial deals where tens of millions of taxpayers dollars have been wasted and public safety compromised; and

WHEREAS Ornge officials created a “mini conglomerate” of private entities that enriched former senior officers and left taxpayers on the hook for $300-million in debt; and

WHEREAS Government funding for Ornge climbed 20 per cent to $700 million, while the number of patients it airlifted actually declined; and

WHEREAS a subsidiary of Ornge bought the head office building in Mississauga for just over $15-million and then leased it back to Ornge at a rate 40 per cent higher than fair market rent; and

WHEREAS the Liberal Minister of Health completely failed in her duty to provide proper oversight of Ornge; and

WHEREAS this latest scandal follows the eHealth boondoggle where $2 billion in health dollars were wasted;

WE the undersigned petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows: That the he Government of Ontario immediately appoint a special all-party Select Committee to investigate the scandals surrounding Ornge.

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  • Larry Hallatt
    signed via 2013-04-10 16:19:12 -0400
  • William Hull
    signed via 2013-04-10 09:28:32 -0400
  • Darryl Robins
    signed via 2013-04-09 20:31:10 -0400
  • Ahmed Hosny
    signed 2013-04-09 16:16:09 -0400
  • @ tweeted this page. 2013-04-09 16:12:25 -0400
    About to speak to the House on my thoughts on #ORNGE Sign my petition demanding a select committee #onpoli http://www.randyhilliermpp.com/ornge_investigation?recruiter_id=1711
  • Heather McKenzie
    signed 2013-04-08 20:47:19 -0400
  • Bryan Reingold
    signed 2013-04-08 18:08:21 -0400
    I hope a forensic audit is done and someone up to and including McGuinty and Deb Mathews as well as those directly involved in Ornge itself. I believe this goes far beyond political stupidity verging on possible criminal behavior.
  • Tim Broschuk
    signed 2013-04-08 17:11:25 -0400
    Great job Randy!
  • posted about this on Facebook 2013-04-08 16:44:29 -0400
    Sign the petition: #ORNGE Investigation #onpoli
  • Penny Amos
    signed 2013-04-08 16:44:13 -0400
  • Randy Hillier posted about ORNGE Investigation on Randy Hillier's Facebook page 2013-04-08 16:37:25 -0400
    Stay tuned tmrw to hear my thoughts on #ORNGE and sign my petition for a select committee to investigate #onpoli
  • @ tweeted this page. 2013-04-08 16:37:25 -0400
    Stay tuned tmrw to hear my thoughts on #ORNGE and sign my petition for a select committee to investigate #onpoli http://www.randyhilliermpp.com/ornge_investigation?recruiter_id=1711
  • Ellen Ddangerfield
    signed 2013-03-27 09:11:36 -0400
  • Robert L. Robson
    signed 2013-03-16 09:04:43 -0400
  • Denise Wolfe
    signed 2013-03-15 18:15:30 -0400