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Breach of trust charge could be tough to prove in gas-plants trial, say lawyers

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 11:32 AM | By Christopher Guly

The most serious of the three criminal charges against former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s two former top aides soon on trial over their alleged involvement in a gas-plants scandal might be the toughest to prove.

James Foord, criminal defence lawyerDavid Livingston, McGuinty’s chief of staff, and Laura Miller, who served as deputy chief, each face one count of mischief in relation to data, one count of misuse of a computer system to commit mischief, and one count of breach of trust — the gravest of the...