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Ontario gas plants trial now slated for Sept. 22

Former McGuinty aides charged over deleted e-mails relate to decision to cancel two gas plants


TORONTO — The long-awaited gas plants trial of two top aides to Ontario’s former premier will start hearing evidence Sept. 22.

Defence and prosecution told court they had hammered out their disclosure differences and were ready to proceed then.

The first witness is expected to be a computer expert.

The trial of David Livingston and Laura Miller was to have started last week.

Both have pleaded not guilty to charges of breach of trust, mischief and unlawful use of a computer.

The aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty were charged over deleted e-mails relating to the government’s decision to cancel two gas plants just before the 2011 election.

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