Gas plants trial of top McGuinty aides to begin Sept. 22
David Livingston (centre), chief of staff to former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty, arrives at court in Toronto with his lawyer Brian Gover (right) on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Livingston and his deputy Laura Miller face allegations they illegally destroyed documents related to a government decision to scrap two gas plants ahead of the 2011 provincial election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, September 15, 2017 10:47AM EDT
TORONTO -- The long-awaited gas plants trial of two top aides to Ontario's former premier will start hearing evidence next Friday.
Defence and prosecution told court they had hammered out their disclosure differences and were ready to proceed then.
The first witness is expected to be a computer expert.
The trial of David Livingston and Laura Miller was to have started last Monday.
Both have pleaded not guilty to charges of breach of trust, mischief and unlawful use of a computer.
The aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty were charged over deleted emails relating to the government's decision to cancel two gas plants just before the 2011 election.