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WATCH: Gas plant committee zeroing in on contempt recommendations
NDP says they have enough evidence to move forward on writing their report
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Recommendations for contempt charges in connection to the gas plant scandal could be coming up soon.

NDP House leader Gilles Bisson says the committee looking into the Mississauga and Oakville cancellations has enough information to make a decision on who should be named in contempt and what the penalty should be.

These recommendations would then go to the speaker of the legislature.

He's urging other other party leaders to get on with things.

The speaker already found former MPP and energy minister Chris Bentley may have breached privilege by the slow document release in the scandal. Which is why the committee has been debating this issue.

Bentley resigned from both roles at Queen's Park last year.

Despite the wealth of evidence they already have, Bisson underlines the all-party committee still needs to hear from witnesses. They are looking at those named in OPP documents surrounding email deletion, such as former-McGuinty staff members David Livingston and Laura Miller. They also want to hear from Miller's tech-savvy boyfriend Peter Faist, who was said to have been brought in to wipe government computers.

Livingston may face criminal charges.

Bisson says in between testimony is a perfect time to write up a report on their findings.

None of these allegations have been proven in court.
 

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Recommendations for contempt charges in connection to the gas plant scandal could be coming up soon.

NDP House leader Gilles Bisson says the committee looking into the Mississauga and Oakville cancellations has enough information to make a decision on who should be named in contempt and what the penalty should be.

These recommendations would then go to the speaker of the legislature.

He's urging other other party leaders to get on with things.

The speaker already found former MPP and energy minister Chris Bentley may have breached privilege by the slow document release in the scandal. Which is why the committee has been debating this issue.

Bentley resigned from both roles at Queen's Park last year.

Despite the wealth of evidence they already have, Bisson underlines the all-party committee still needs to hear from witnesses. They are looking at those named in OPP documents surrounding email deletion, such as former-McGuinty staff members David Livingston and Laura Miller. They also want to hear from Miller's tech-savvy boyfriend Peter Faist, who was said to have been brought in to wipe government computers.

Livingston may face criminal charges.

Bisson says in between testimony is a perfect time to write up a report on their findings.

None of these allegations have been proven in court.
 

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