Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Project Vapour: Liberal Government's Code Name for Cancelled Gas Plants

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Project Vapour: Liberal Government's Code Name for Cancelled Gas Plants

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Project Vapour: Liberal code for gas plants

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TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives say the Liberal government used the code name Project Vapour to hide the cost of cancelling a generating station in Oakville from the public.

The Opposition uncovered the Project Vapour code name in 20,000 documents released last Friday on the cancelled gas plant in Oakville and another in nearby Mississauga, which followed 36,000 pages of documents released last month.

PC energy critic Vic Fedeli says Friday's second batch of documents is proof Premier Dalton McGuinty and several cabinet ministers misled the legislature by insisting all the relevant documents had been released Sept. 24.

Fedeli says McGuinty resigned suddenly Monday and prorogued the legislature knowing his government would face a second contempt motion.

The first contempt motion against Energy Minister Chris Bentley, which was scheduled to go to the finance committee for public hearings, was killed _ along with question period and all other legislative business _ by Monday's surprise prorogation. …

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