The province has announced the Chief Financial Officer and two VPs have been let go from Ontario Power Generation.
Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli made the announcement two hours after the Auditor General tabled a scathing report showing sky-high salaries, pension and expense claims at OPG. Bonnie Lysyk pointing to the overspending for reasons why your electricity bill is so high.
"In this case there are repercussions. There are three very senior managers who have been relieved by the board," Chiarelli said.
Bonuses will also shrink and a hiring freeze for management will be in put into place.
Chiarelli calls it a strong response.
Meantime, NDP leader Andrea Horwath is questioning government oversight when it comes to OPG. She says the NDP has been calling for lower public sector executive salaries for years because of things like this.
Horwath says the government is all talk when it comes to salary freezes and reigning in bonuses.
Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak is outraged by the numbers, pointing specifically to salaries.
Hudak says a business would be run into the ground if 62 per cent of its work force made over $100,000 a year. He says he would shrink the workforce at OPG if he was premier.