Remember when Hillary Clinton deleted 30,000 emails to hide what happened during the Benghazi attack? Or when Ontario’s Liberal government deleted and destroyed emails showing they knew how much cancelling a gas power plant would cost? These are big deals, and now we've caught the Alberta NDP red-handed asking a government agency to do the same.
And the cover-up goes all the way up to the Premier’s office.
When the NDP brought in their poorly thought out climate leadership plan and carbon tax, they threw the electricity system in Alberta into disarray. That plan created a problem with the power purchase agreements (PPA), contracts between energy retailers and the government agency that resells power bought from the electricity generators in something called the balancing pool.
There is a clause in those contracts that reads “if a change in law rendered the Buyer’s PPA operation unprofitable, or more unprofitable then the Buyer would be able to terminate the PPA”.
It’s a little complicated but all you need to know is, if the government did something crazy to turn these contracts into garbage, the balancing pool would be on the hook for it all.
Well, the carbon tax was that something crazy.
Energy retailers, like Calgary taxpayer owned Enmax, started returning their junk contracts to the balancing pool which caused the balancing pool to start hemorrhaging cash - upwards of $65M per month. Even the NDP project the losses to be up to $2B, a result of an unnecessary carbon tax and thoughtless tinkering.
This left the NDP scrambling to fix the mess they made and trying to save face. They claimed ignorance about this clause in the contracts, which might have been believable since the NDP don’t seem to know much about anything.
But then the NDP decided they’d sue themselves -the government- to overturn the clauses in those contracts written back in 2000 on the pretence of protecting consumers. It was a ridiculous idea. The NDP socialists don’t care about consumers. They were bringing in a tax to make everything more expensive. Something about it was just a little too fishy.
Watch as I take a look at the legal documents from that lawsuit, statements made at press conferences and internal emails that demonstrate the NDP knew about the change in law clause well before March 2016 but proceeded with their reckless plans to change the electricity system in Alberta anyway.
In November, the Wildrose Party called for an auditor general investigation into the deleted emails after they found some of the same documents. But the mainstream media was too busy congratulating the NDP for their leadership and virtue signalling at the UN Climate Change conference in Morocco to pay attention to Notley’s government being caught in the willful destruction of government documents.
Like we always do at The Rebel, we’ll attach the documents so you can read them yourself or if someone in the mainstream media wants to use them, they can actually do their jobs and cover this story.
The destruction of government records can be a crime, especially if it’s happening to avoid Freedom of Information requests.
Rachel Notley promised Albertans an open, honest and transparent government. And here is her government deleting emails and thinking they can get away with it. Just like Kathleen Wynne and her gas plant-triple delete email scandal. Just like Old Grandma Bleach-Bit, Hillary Clinton.
This is how progressives deal with their problems. Delete delete delete. But it’s not going away. I want to see those deleted emails and I want you to see them too. I won't stop until I do.
They shouldn't be allowed to get away with this. It could be illegal. It’s definitely unethical.
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