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Two former top aides to Dalton McGuinty face criminal charges for alleged roles in the gas plants scandal

Two of former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty's top aides face criminal charges for their alleged role in the deletion of emails related to the controversial cancellation of two gas plants.

David Livingston and Laura Miller - who served as chief of staff and deputy chief of staff to the premier respectively - face three counts under the Criminal Code for "wrongdoing involving the handling of computer data," according to an Ontario Provincial Police press release.

They were each charged Thursday with one count of breach of trust, one of mischief in relation to data and one count of misuse of a computer system to commit the offence of mischief. All are federal charges under the Criminal Code and were laid in consultation with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada - federal prosecutors brought in to avoid any conflict of interest with the provincial attorney general's office.

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