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CROWN - Provincial and territorial legislatures - Capacity of Crown to sue or be sued

Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by electricity ratepayers from the dismissal of their action against the Premier of Ontario and several Ministers arising from the sale of Hydro One. The ratepayers were required to pay debt retirement charges to the Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation. Their action was based on the tort of misfeasance of public office. They alleged that the Premier and Ministers acted in bad faith in connection with the privatization plan, in particular to reward past donors and to obtain further donations to the Ontario Liberal Party. The...