PPE bungle to cost taxpayers $1.8 billion: Feds

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/news/national/ppe-bungle-to-cost-taxpayers-1-8-billion-feds

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Supplementary estimates provided by Canada’s Public Health Agency suggest personal protective equipment (PPE) shortfalls may cost taxpayers $1.8 billion. Reported Wednesday by Blacklock’s Reporter, a single line-item listed by the Treasury Board’s organizational detailing of 2020 Supplementary Estimates shows “payments to acquire protective gear and medical equipment” at $1.8 billion — nearly triple the agency’s $675-million annual budget.