Two Provincial Liberals Facing Bribery Charges

Pair Accused of Bribing Candidate To Step Down

A high ranking member of the Ontario Liberals has been charged with bribery. Pat Sorbara, who recently left a gig as the Premier’s Deputy Chief of Staff to become party CEO, is charged with two counts of bribery under the Elections Act. Also charged, a Liberal operative out of Sudbury, as both are being accused of offering a would-be candidate a job or appointment to get him to step aside in a 2015 byelection for a preferred candidate. Premier Wynne said today Sorbara would step aside as party CEO.