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WATCH: IT head points to cabinet office in gas plant scandal

David Nicholl says he wasn't able to give admin access to computers in Premier's office

The man in charge of IT at Queen's Park testified at the committee looking in the gas plant cancellations that cabinet office instructed him to give computer access to the former premier's chief of staff.

It is alleged that ultimately led to the deletion of emails.

David Livingston reached out to David Nicholl but the Chief Information Officer didn't have the authority over the computers in the premier's office.

Livingston informed him that he wanted to "wipe" the hard drives before Premier Kathleen Wynne and her staff came into the office.  

Nicholl denied being friend with Livingston,despite working with him decade ago at TD bank as well as at Queen's Park.

Nicholl's recollection of events differs slightly from what the secretary of cabinet testified, which led PC MPP Lisa MacLeod to instruct him that they don't take perjury lightly.

Nicholl underlined he is not lying.

OPP documents show the police investigation is focused on the former chief-of staff to Dalton McGuinty, who faces criminal charges. He's alleged to have brought in another staff member's tech-savvy boyfriend Peter Faist to wipe information from government computers.

None of these allegations have been proven in court.

The Mississauga and Oakville gas plant cancellations cost tax and rate payers $1.1 billion.

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  1. JohnVoter posted on 04/08/2014 09:01 PM
    Dont worry Davy there's room under the bus for you too! In fact lets send the whole liberal party along with you for not becoming independents after what their party did.
  2. Mark posted on 04/09/2014 06:42 AM
    Does not everyone in government know that taxpayers own all the computers and all the info on them. Would there not have been whispering in the halls of Queens Park about what was going on. IMO, if Wynne Bag and other libranos did not know what was going on then they had to have had their heads up their asses.

    IMO, the problem here will be getting the truth. IMO, even under oath these liberals will lie through their teeth.
    1. Karl Burgin posted on 04/09/2014 08:57 AM
      @Mark "Does not everyone in government know that taxpayers own all the computers and all the info on them...."

      Unfortunately they didn't get the memo.
    2. Angry Bill posted on 04/09/2014 09:54 AM
      @Mark Everyone with half a brain KNOWS the truth. The liberals are as crooked as a dog's hind leg. They're so crooked that when they die, they'll have to be screwed into the ground.

      However, good luck with getting legal proof. The libs don't care that people know they're crooked.. they deleted the evidence, so there is no legal proof that they're crooked. Criminally crooked, anyway. They also don't care if they're proven to be crooked, as long as it isn't criminally crooked. To them, that makes a difference. And to dumb liberal voters.
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