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WATCH: Opposition pounce on Liberals over gas plant scandal

Both NDP and Tories want public release of gas plant documents

Opposition parties are calling on the Premier to make public the documents obtained by the OPP in the gas plant investigation.

This comes the day after the OPP served a court order at Queen's Park as part of its investigation into deleted documents and word that former Premier Dalton McGuinty was interviewed on the matter this spring.

Tory Energy Critic Lisa MacLeod says the only way to get to the bottom of the scandal is through a Judicial Inquiry under a new Progressive Conservative government. She stood by Queen's Park, maintaining the public can't trust Kathleen Wynne anymore.

In Mississauga, PC leader Tim Hudak peated those calls. He also wants for the release of documents since the public is stuck with the bill.

He says he doesn't believe Wynne's apologies.

NDP leader Andrea Horwath continued her accusations of corruption. She says when police are knocking on the doors of the legislature, it's clear the Liberals have got to go.

She says if elected premier, she will clean up Queen's Park.

The Mississauga and Oakville gas plant cancellations are expected to cost taxpayers $1.1 billion.

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  1. Angry Bill posted on 06/06/2014 11:18 AM
    The liberals are really desperate to sweep this under the rug, at least until they're voted back in, at which point it will no longer matter.. Because by the time the next election rolls around, the short sighted, short memory voter will have forgotten all about it.

    The libs don't need to worry, though. Liberal voters will vote liberal no matter what happens.

    Here's what needs to happen to every liberal voter.. They need to go to Caledonia and have the living crap beaten out of them by the natives there while the OPP (who are taking out ads supporting the liberals, btw) stand there and watch, while drinking their coffee.

    If they still feel like voting liberal after being beaten almost to death, then by all means.. fill your boots.
    1. Sonny posted on 06/06/2014 11:35 AM
      @Angry Bill How about this PCs vote PC. Libs vote for Lib. NDs vote for ND and whatever the seat count. It is Hudak who should not have bashed the unions!
    2. dama posted on 06/06/2014 11:50 AM
      @Angry Bill I like your idea,, Lib voters deserved to be bashed by the natives to drill some common sense into their thick skulls.. lol

      I can understand if the current Liberal government reneged on some election promises but when billion of dollars were wasted in those scandals

      No tax - Health tax(premium) - by Dalton
      NO HST - we got HST

      Ehealth
      oRnge
      Gas plants

      Wake up those that are voting Liberal..
    3. Jack posted on 06/06/2014 12:03 PM
      @Sonny Ah yes, the almighty unions who are never wrong, never behave unethically, never turn major cities into garbage dumps in the middle of summer to blackmail their way into a pay raise, never put children in harm's way to use them as political pawns, and never prop up unsustainable governments to add further gold plating to their unsustainable pensions.

      Yep, those unions.
  2. Sam posted on 06/06/2014 12:03 PM
    grandstanding by MacLoudmouth. playing politics.
    How much would of it had cost if Hudak had cancelled gas plants.
    MacLoudmouth should stop playing detective and just let the authorities do their job unimpeded without politicking
    1. Frankie posted on 06/06/2014 01:06 PM
      @Sam IT WOULD HAVE COST THE WINNING PARTY $ 40 MILLION to cancel the gas plants AFTER the election, but that bastard McGuinty and his Liberal ministers (including Wynne) that signed the contract were too afraid of losing 2 seats, so they "stole" $ 1 Billion of our money (and yours if you care).

      Have you been hiding under a rock that you didn't know this as it's been reported frequently enough.

      To borrow a phrase from a Jack Nicholson movie, the Liberals of Ontario "can't handle the truth".
    2. Jerry posted on 06/06/2014 04:33 PM
      @Frankie correct!
      it would of cost the conservatives and the NDP the same as both committed to cancelling if elected.
      where i might agree with you maybe is...unlike you playing partisan politics is that it should of never been cancelled. we all need energy and of course no one wants it in their backyard.
      I don't disagree with the conservatives using it as a political football they would all do it but i also think MacLoud should just shut up and let the authorities do their job
  3. Jack posted on 06/06/2014 12:05 PM
    The Liberals stole and wasted over 1 billion dollars, and the NDP helped keep them in power for months after the fact. Both parties have demonstrated an utter lack of responsibility, of respect for the citizens of Ontario, and of capacity to govern.

    The choice is clear: Hudak for Premier!
    1. Jules posted on 06/06/2014 01:05 PM
      @Jack vote Liberal even with their faults. Hudak and his tea party policies will just take the province down a dark path like the Harris years.
      in some ways i wish Hudak gets in with a minority so we can slap him around some more. his reign wouldn't last a year. PC's don't have a party that would prop up him up or work with him on a budget
    2. Jack posted on 06/06/2014 01:10 PM
      @Jules So what you're saying is, you would rather watch the Liberals destroy the province through crushing debt, rampant unemployment, and scandal after scandal than to see a government take power who was capable of spending within their means?

      Let me ask you this: Whichever union you pay dues to, how long do you think it will be before a multi-billion-dollar Liberal mistake ends up costing you your pension?
    3. dama posted on 06/06/2014 01:28 PM
      @Jules The Common Sense Revolution was key in electing Mike as the premier and if you think that those years under Mike Harris is anything like the current Liberal government, you are dead wrong.. Mike won a 2nd term..

      Tim Hudak is not a threat tothe people of Ontario.. he is laying down his plan in spite of the attack ads by unions.. and he will be successful for not changing his mind and his platforms.. .

      cant say much for the Liberal, the leopard cannot change its spot.. .
    4. Jules posted on 06/06/2014 04:55 PM
      @Jack wrong Jack!
      i don't really like any of the parties but unlike you closing your eyes and shutting your ears and being partisan. Ontario has a very good rating as outlined by the conference board of Canada with good growth and a very positive forecast. just some facts and i don't really give a rats behind who gets elected.
      also i'm 55 been working for 35 years. 30 in middle management non union position but i do support things like a good pension plan and i do support very much collective bargaining.
      you sound like the typical type of a-hole that doesn't support unions, hates government but you would be one of the first a-holes to pick up the phone and call government offices looking for support if you or any member of your family needed something like financial support if someone in your family had a serious illness and needed very special care.
      the first call Jack!! like any of us, all of us would be making that call. what can i get? at others expense. other peoples taxes Jack.
      you want to complain also Jack you pay too many taxes?
      you the typical conservative Jack? get rid of the people and services i don't use but keep the ones i do use?
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