Laura Miller has resigned as executive director for the B.C. Liberal party after being charged with three criminal counts in relation to the destruction of documents in the cancelled gas plants scandal in Ontario.
Miller has been charged with breach of trust, mischief, and misuse of a computer system to commit mischief along with David Livingston, Dalton McGuinty’s former chief of staff.
Miller was a deputy chief of staff under Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty until 2013.
I’ve stepped down from as I prepare to vigorously defend myself back in Ontario. Read my statement here:
— laura miller (@laurakmiller) December 17, 2015
Former Premier Dalton McGuinty has also released a statement saying the charges confirm there was no wrongdoing on his part.
Statement from former Premier Dalton McGuinty:
The following statement is issued by Ronald Caza, legal counsel to former premier Dalton McGuinty:
In June, 2014 the OPP stated that Mr.McGuinty had been cooperative in their investigation and was not the subject of their investigation. Today’s events again confirm there was no wrongdoing on the part of the former Premier.