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Ford government falling short on health care, public consultation: Ontario AG

"A lack of consultation is something that we’ve consistently found and it’s pretty much across all the ministries," said Acting Auditor General Nick Stavropoulos.

Published Dec 6, 2023 at 6:02pm

Davis Legree
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Davis Legree
Ford government falling short on health care, public consultation: Ontario AG
Nick Stavropoulos, Ontario's acting auditor general, releases his 2023 annual report at Queen's Park in Toronto on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Premier Doug Ford's provincial government is falling short on an array of topics ranging from health care to the environment, according to a new stinging review from Ontario's auditor general.

Over the course of the 823-page report, acting Auditor General Nick Stavropoulos took the province to task for its failure to address the provincial health care crisis and conduct meaningful public consultation across a variety of sectors.

"Our annual report identified areas of improvement for the entities we audited," Stavropoulos told reporters during a press conference on Wednesday.

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