Wynne: Lawsuit against Hudak and MacLeod will be dropped if they apologize
TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne offered Monday to drop a lawsuit against former Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak and Tory MPP Lisa MacLeod if they’d apologize, but the Tories accused her of bending the law for political gain.
Wynne launched the suit last April after Hudak and MacLeod said the premier oversaw and possibly ordered the destruction of documents on cancelled gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga, an act being investigated by the Ontario Provincial Police.
“If the two members would just apologize, the whole thing would go away,” Wynne told the legislature. “There was a completely unfounded allegation made on the eve of an election. Just apologize … and the whole thing goes away.” Read article