David Livingston, chief of staff to former Liberal premier Dalton McGuinty, led from court in handcuffs. Will appeal.
Lipson reserved sentencing decision until April 11 after hearing a prosecution call for jail, and a defence plea to hand down a conditional discharge.
Livingston faces sentencing for illegal use of a computer – a second guilty finding was stayed.
Livingston found guilty of attempted mischief to data and illegal use of a computer.
Says that the accused were only destroying personal or Liberal party data don’t jibe with the evidence.
Livingston and Miller hoping court will dismiss the case without the defence having to present evidence.
TORONTO — A private IT consultant who was allegedly hired to wipe several hard drives in ex-premier Dalton McGuinty’s office testified Oct. 27 that he didn’t know or check what was on the computers he worked on. Peter Faist told…
Former police officer attacked over his role in the probe of destroyed e-mails in the premier’s office.
Double deletions aimed to thwart the public’s right to accountability.
Dumped e-mails at issue were about the Liberals’ decision to cancel two gas plants just before the 2011 election.
Case involves allegations of illicit email destruction in the office of the former Liberal Ontario premier.
Poor optics for the Liberals with a vote nine months away; risk of the focus being on integrity rather than policies.
Liberals still under investigation by the OPP over Ornge and Trillium Power Wind.
Laura Miller faces charges involving document deletion arising from the gas plants scandal.
Charged with breach of trust and mischief related to gas plant scandal.