Only in Ontario you say……………..11 year old Liberal Party inside Queen’s Park is pounding the pavement trying to get Ontarians to forgive and forget their massive “scandal plagued running of the reptiles” attempt to hang onto the public teet called “tax dollar trough” of hard earned tax payer’s $$$ while the OPP rackets squad is ramping up it’s criminal investigation of the gas plant scandal.
Of course if one reads mainstream media’s daily breakdown of the nefarious affairs of Kathleen Wynne and her election team one may “think” that she is more honest than a saint doing God’s work.
Her predecessor Dalton McGuinty is being “grilled” over his “team’s involvement” in the massive billion dollar rip-off of tax dollars with the deleted e mail scandal revolving around the gas plant.
Let’s hope the poor saps that populated McGuinty’s offices around him during the gas plant mess are still “loyal” to their “leaders” when facing criminal charges if they don’t “come clean” with testimony about their part in the obvious cover-up. At least McGuinty and Wynne “HOPE” thy are because if they turn “state’s evidence” then Ontarians just may get a chance to show their intention on if these two are “Guilty or Not Guilty” in a court of Law instead of an X or no X on a ballot inside a voting booth.
Nice campaign Wynne…………………hope you are a wee bit worried about staying out of jail instead of losing your seat in Queen’s Park……………..
June 5, 2014 Gary Dimmock
Former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty has been interviewed by detectives about the gas plant scandal.
The OPP anti-rackets investigation into an alleged coverup in Dalton McGuinty’s office intensified Thursday with detectives serving a court order to staff at Queen’s Park for key records, and confirming they have interviewed the former premier about the gas plants scandal.
The information to obtain the court’s production order was drafted after a handful of police interviews, including one with McGuinty in April.
The judge-issued order requires staff to hand over various records, including visitor logs for the times police believe an off-the-books computer tech accessed hard drives in the premier’s office, four days before Kathleen Wynne was sworn in.
Queen’s Park staff have 10 days to hand the records over to police. The information to obtain will not be made public until Det. Andre Duval files his returns to justice — a form that lists all items seized by police. While the contents of the ITO will therefore not be revealed until after the election, the latest police search for evidence comes in the final stretch of the campaign.
The anti-rackets unit, known for its detailed searches in high-profile cases, made a point of saying they are anything but political, and will go whenever and wherever the evidence takes them.
“The timing of the production order comes in the regular course of the investigation and should be viewed exclusively in that light,” said OPP Sgt. Pierre Chamberland, who confirmed the latest events in the investigation.
Detectives are trying to see who, if anyone, ordered the destruction of emails in an alleged coverup to hide the true costs of cancelling gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga — a tab now pegged at $1.1 billion in taxpayers’ money.
Police allege that David Livingston, McGuinty’s last chief of staff, enlisted Peter Faist to work on the hard drives in the premier’s office, using a secretary’s super-password that was specifically created to grant full access to any computer and was designed to hide any electronic tracks.
Faist is the tech-savvy partner of Livingston’s former deputy chief, Laura Miller, who has since gone on to work for the B.C. Liberal Party.
Months before police say Faist accessed staff computers, Livingston was asking around about storage protocols at the premier’s office, and asked cabinet secretary Peter Wallace how existing email accounts of employees could be deleted.
“I advised (Livingston) at that point in time that if he was interested in deleting records associated with the public service, this would be futile because we retained our records,” Wallace told detectives.
On Jan. 25, 2013, Livingston went to see then-corporate chief information officer David Nicholl about getting an administrative password “to clean hard drives during the transition period to the new Wynne government,” according to a search warrant application filed in February.
Livingston is the only named suspect in the case so far. Anti-rackets detectives are investigating him for an alleged breach of trust while in public office, specifically when they say he gave the “special global” password for unfettered access to computers in Ontario’s highest office.