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Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Health Minister Caplin RESIGNS

Ontario Health Minister David Caplin has resigned over the impending eHealth scandal at Queen's Park.
Health Minister quits before eHealth report: CP

Updated: Tue Oct. 06 2009 6:08:30 PM

The Canadian Press

TORONTO — Ontario's health minister bowed to months of opposition pressure and tendered his resignation Tuesday on the eve of a report into how the province spent $1 billion over 10 years to create electronic health records and handed out millions in untendered contracts, The Canadian Press has learned.

Sources told the news agency David Caplan notified Premier Dalton McGuinty that he would step down in advance of the auditor general's special report into eHealth Ontario.

Liberal government sources refused to confirm Caplan's resignation. A spokesman for McGuinty said only that the premier would respond to the auditor's report at a news conference Wednesday that was originally scheduled to be Caplan's event.

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