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Wynne sends lawyer's letter to Hudak

Premier tells PC leader to cease and desist


The Premier has flexed her legal muscles in Tim Hudak's direction, getting her lawyer to send a cease-and-desist letter to him after he continued to point fingers in the gas plant email deletion scandal.

The PC leader alleges she oversaw everything. These allegations have not been proven in court.

Kathleen Wynne was in Sault-Ste-Marie this afternoon and was pressed on all-things-gas plant.

Wynne also ran through the timeline of  how long Peter Faist worked for the Liberals and the government.

She underlined he has not been paid taxpayer money while she has been premier. She says the party fired him when his name popped up in relation to the gas plant cancellation email deletion allegations.

Last week, police documents revealed Dalton McGuinty's former chief of staff may face criminal charges after he allegedly brought on Faist, another staffer's boyfriend, to wipe government computers.

Text from the lawyer's letter:

"All of these statements are untrue and neither Mr. Hudak nor Ms. MacLeod has any evidence to support them. All of these statements could be the subject of a defamation action.
 
The PC Party repeated some of these false allegations on its website, which is owned and operated by the PC Ontario Fund, and in a public email.
 
We require that Mr. Hudak, Ms. MacLeod the PC Party and the PC Ontario Fund immediately cease and desist any publication or repetition of these false allegations. Any such statements or similar statements must be immediately removed from the PC Ontario website and any other websites owned or controlled by the PC Party.
 
We also require Mr. Hudak and the PC Party to immediately issue a full and unqualified public retraction of these allegations as well as a public apology to the Premier.
 
If these steps are not taken immediately, the Premier will take all necessary and appropriate steps to vindicate her reputation, without further notice."

 

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  1. don was right posted on 03/31/2014 05:11 PM
    So where can we start a class action for Wynne and the Liberals lying? Seems that in question period it came up that Faist was indeed still sucking at the public teat until last weekend.
  2. ephena posted on 03/31/2014 05:37 PM
    Oh this is too funny. The gas plant scandal is bad enough that the PCs could clearly get a lot of political mileage out of it, but Tim had to try and run for the hills with it, and went a little too far. I hope she sues, because he made unsubstantiated allegations, and politicians always seem to get away with lily gilding. I'm sure that there were some really underhanded things that happened, but you can't just make crap up about it and think you can get away with it.
    1. tanjo posted on 03/31/2014 07:46 PM
      @ephena Wow. Wow wow wow.

      The Liberals have dropped the ball so badly. Like, off the top of the CN Tower badly.

      Unfortunately, Hudak has rushed so quickly to try to grab it, that he's leaped off the space deck without bothering to check if he has a parachute or not.

      He had better hope the OPP come up with something. He is either going to be a hero, or just a dark stain on the political landscape.
  3. tim posted on 03/31/2014 05:52 PM
    bring it on crook. look forward to disclosure, where the prison terms for Wynne get longer...
  4. Ryan posted on 03/31/2014 06:09 PM
    Call an election, and let the voting public decide your fate for the first time in your miserable reign!
  5. Frankie posted on 03/31/2014 06:13 PM
    Since Clayton Ruby is so generous with free representation (against Rob Ford) the citizens of Ontario should ask him to represent us against McGuinty, Wynne and the Liberal party. They need to have their asses sued.
  6. Mark posted on 03/31/2014 06:30 PM
    In my opinion, liberals have a great advantage in any court case. They will lie through their teeth even when under oath. Yup, that's my opinion.
  7. David posted on 03/31/2014 08:13 PM
    President Harry S. Truman had a sign on his desk that said "The buck stops here". Well Ms. Wynne the buck stops with you.
  8. Mark7 posted on 03/31/2014 08:16 PM
    And Doug Ford threatens to sue those that use his identity on Twitter...what a jerk. At least Wynne is in the right, as always.

    I like all those fake anti-Roby, the fat jerk, election signs. Funny stuff.
  9. Fact Provider posted on 03/31/2014 08:58 PM
    Hudak rolled the die ... and has very likely crapped out again.
    But, to prove he's as bad at craps as he is at politics, he's now doubled down.
    On behalf of 70% of Ontario voters, thank you, Tim, for sparing us from you as Premier.
    1. John posted on 03/31/2014 10:08 PM
      @Fact Provider Tim has my vote time to flush the current liberal's!
    2. Angry Bill posted on 04/01/2014 10:49 AM
      @Fact Provider In order to play craps, you need 2 dice.. not one.

      Dedicated to the advocation of accuracy in metaphors.
  10. Frankie posted on 04/01/2014 11:38 AM
    Wynne is another chicken like McGuinty. She was absent from legislature yesterday claiming she had "long-standing" appt. According to Jerry Agar that "long-standing" appt. was only scheduled Saturday.

    She should keep running away until she ends up in someone else's province. We don't need her here.
  11. Correction Man posted on 04/01/2014 11:54 AM
    Believing Jerry is right up there with believing the Sun.
    Both are wrong much more than they are right.
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