They were two of the top people in the final days of the Dalton McGuinty’s Liberal government and have now been charged by the Ontario Provincial Police after a lengthy investigation into deleted computer emails related to the cancelled gas plants.
Trillium Power is suing the government of Ontario for $500 million, alleging senior staff within the government offered "preferential treatment" to its competitor and destroyed documents the company says could be used to prove their case in court.
The suggestion that two senior political staffers wiped only personal data from computers in the office of former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty doesn't wash, a judge was told in closing arguments on Wednesday.
Former Premier Dalton McGuinty officially stepped down Wednesday amid an ongoing controversy about cancelled gas plants in Mississauga and Oakville. And the kind words from opposition politicians, which are generally reserved for departing politicians, were hard to find.