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Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives plan to move a motion of non-confidence in Premier Kathleen Wynne’s minority Liberal government even before it presents the provincial budget, The Canadian Press has learned.

The basis for the motion, officially called a want of confidence, is the Liberals’ continued attempts to mislead the public and cover up the true costs of their political decisions to cancel gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga, a senior Conservative source told the news agency.

“We believe because the Liberal Party has continued to put its self interests ahead of taxpayers, they can no longer be trusted to govern,” the source who requested anonymity said in an interview.

“As the auditor general has revealed, they have not been honest about the true costs of at least the Mississauga gas plant.”

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Auditor General Jim McCarter reported last week that the true cost of halting the Mississauga plant in mid-construction…

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