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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynnes talks to media outside her office at Queen's Park in Toronto on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Wynne has distanced herself from her predecessor, former premier Dalton McGuinty, following police allegations one of his staffers may have committed breach of trust.
Pressure is mounting for an election in Ontario after the governing Liberals were rocked by police allegations that former premier Dalton McGuinty’s chief of staff oversaw a mass purge of emails about the gas plant scandal.
Police allege in an unsealed search warrant that they believe that David Livingston gave an outside tech expert access to 24 computers in the premier’s office.
HandoutThe OPP allege that David Livingston, former chief of staff to Dalton McGuinty, committed criminal breach of trust in giving an outside tech expert access to 24 computers in the premier’s office.
It’s claimed that Livingston sought permission to “wipe clean the hard drives” during the transition period between the McGuinty government and that of Kathleen Wynne, who was elected Liberal leader Jan. 26, 2013.