Ontario Tories move non-confidence motion for minority Liberals over cancelled gas plants

Originally posted on National Post | News:

TORONTO — Ontario’s Liberals “bought the last election,” the Progressive Conservatives charged Monday as they introduced a non-confidence motion for the minority government over cancelled gas plants, knowing it has little chance of coming to a vote.

It’s clear the Liberals knew they were in trouble before the 2011 election and decided that cancelling planned gas-fired power plants in Oakville and Mississauga would help them stay in power, said PC house leader Jim Wilson.

“Since when is spending hundreds of millions of taxpayers’ dollars to save the Liberal party of Ontario seats not a corrupt measure? Where I come from that’s called buying elections,” said Wilson.

“They bought the last election. They knew they were losing by a few seats so they bought a handful of seats. My constituents call that corruption.”

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The Tory non-confidence motion was, in part, aimed at embarrassing the New Democrats, who have…

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