Ex-Ontario political aide gets four months jail for deleted gas plant e-mails
David Livingston, chief of staff to former Liberal premier Dalton McGuinty, led from court in handcuffs. Will appeal.
‘I would have acted differently,’ Livingston says of gas plants crime
Lipson reserved sentencing decision until April 11 after hearing a prosecution call for jail, and a defence plea to hand down a conditional discharge.
Crown urges 6 months jail for gas plant Livingston; defence wants discharge
Livingston faces sentencing for illegal use of a computer – a second guilty finding was stayed.
Chief of staff for ex Ontario premier McGuinty guilty in gas plants trial
Livingston found guilty of attempted mischief to data and illegal use of a computer.
Crown urges judge to convict two ex Liberal aides for deleting gas plants records
Says that the accused were only destroying personal or Liberal party data don’t jibe with the evidence.
Gas plants accused to hear whether they need to defend themselves further
Livingston and Miller hoping court will dismiss the case without the defence having to present evidence.
Gas plants trial hears from IT consultant allegedly hired to wipe hard drives
TORONTO — A private IT consultant who was allegedly…
Defence attacks bias of expert Crown witness at gas plants trial
Former police officer attacked over his role in the probe of destroyed e-mails in the premier’s office.
Deletion of gas plant e-mails illegal act to keep sensitive info secret: Crown
Double deletions aimed to thwart the public’s right to accountability.
Not guilty pleas as trial starts for aides to Ontario ex-premier McGuinty
Dumped e-mails at issue were about the Liberals’ decision to cancel two gas plants just before the 2011 election.
Adjournment expected for aides to Ontario ex-premier McGuinty
Case involves allegations of illicit email destruction in the office of the former Liberal Ontario premier.
Trial for two Liberals on Election Act bribery charges to start in Sudbury
Poor optics for the Liberals with a vote nine months away; risk of the focus being on integrity rather than policies.
Two Ontario Liberal trials set for September in Sudbury, Toronto
Liberals still under investigation by the OPP over Ornge and Trillium Power Wind.
BC Liberals reinstate exec director charged in Ont. gas plant scandal
Laura Miller faces charges involving document deletion arising from the gas plants scandal.
Former McGuinty staffers due back in court Feb. 24
Charged with breach of trust and mischief related to gas plant scandal.
Former McGuinty aide crowdfunding legal expenses for gas plant scandal defence
Miller has been charged with breach of trust and mischief over the deletion of emails relating to the cancelled gas plants.
Tories, NDP issue dissenting opinions in report on cancelled gas plants
PCs say legislative committee report is proof there was an attempted coverup by the Liberals.
Police serve court order at Queen’s Park seeking gas plant documents: report
The Liberals say the investigation is focused on David Livingston, chief of staff to former premier Dalton McGuinty.
Ontario PCs to defend against Wynne’s $2M libel suit
Tories don’t believe any of their comments “constitute actionable defamation.”
Wynne seeks $2M from Conservatives in libel suit
Conservatives have accused Wynne of using “libel chill” to try and silence the official opposition.
Wynne seeking damages with libel suit threat against Tories
Conservatives have asked Wynne to drop her threat of a “frivolous” lawsuit.
Hudak sticks to Wynne gas plants allegation, despite libel notice
He claims cancellation scandal leads directly to the premier’s office.
Wynne threatens legal action over Hudak’s gas plants coverup claim
Premier demands he stop claiming she had role in alleged deletion of e-mails.
Former Ontario finance minister says public has lost interest in gas plant hearings
Dwight Duncan defends the Liberals’ decisions to cancel the plants, which could cost taxpayers $1.1 billion.
Public misled about ability to recover gas plant e-mails: Privacy watchdog
Wynne government accused of providing inaccurate and incomplete information.
Ont. Liberals pressured Speaker to change gas plant ruling
E-mails show McGuinty’s office wanted energy minister Bentley contempt ruling quashed.
Tories want OPP to probe deletion of gas plant e-mails
Privacy Commissioner accuses senior Liberal staff of violating the Archives and Recordkeeping Act
Privacy commissioner to report on deleted gas plants emails today
Senior staff had a legal obligation to retain their records and email correspondence
Privacy commissioner baffled about McGuinty staff deleting gas plant emails
Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian promises her office will release its report into the deleted email accounts next month.
Tories move non confidence motion over cancelled gas plants
Premier Kathleen Wynne will testify under oath next week into gas plant justice committee hearings.
Wynne tells Tories to hold off on gas plants non-confidence vote
Premier says wait for the budget to express their opinion of the Liberal government.
Ont. PCs promise judicial gas plant inquiry if elected
Third batch of documents found, Opposition is outraged.