Health-care insiders accused of eroding system:

Political advisers laying groundwork for profit-driven firms, group argues

Pauline Tam, The Ottawa Citizen

Around Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty’s cabinet table and Conservative leader Tim Hudak’s inner circle is an influential cadre of advisers and patrons with close ties to for-profit health-care providers. The Ontario Health Coalition, a pro-medicare group, argues these insiders are eroding the province’s public health-care system by laying the groundwork for profit-driven companies to play a bigger role.