Dalton McGuinty has given Canadians yet another reason not to trust or respect their politicians.
According to a Canadian Press report, it's going to cost Ontarians $180-million to fulfill a desperate last-minute campaign promise made by the McGuinty Liberals last Fall.
Less than two weeks before Ontario residents went to the polls in October, the Liberals issued a surprise announcement cancelling their Mississauga natural gas power plant, that locals were against and that was already under construction.
At the time, the announcement was seen as an act of crass politics to help save some Mississauga-area seats in what was a very tight election. The Liberals want on to easily win the riding, coming in with 6,000 more votes than the second-place Conservative, and capturing a slim majority of overall votes cast.
On Tuesday, Energy Minister Chris Bentley made this statement, in which he said the cost of cancelling the deal was $180 million.
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