Most bland explanation for l’affaire Boyle the most likely: he asked for a meeting, no one objected, so Trudeau agreed
By Warren KinsellaJan. 8, 2018
For now, no one is talking on the record about who knew what, and when they knew it. We can be reasonably assured that Justin Trudeau and his senior staff are justifiably unhappy, and have had some interesting chats with the RCMP. When it returns at month's-end, angry questions in the House of Commons are inevitable.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Dec. 19, 2017, in this Parliament Hill office with Joshua Boyle and Mr. Boyle's wife, Caitlin Coleman and their children, requested the meeting with the PM. Mr. Boyle, who was rescued with his wife and children after nearly five years, last week was charged with sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering a death threat. Photograph courtesy of @BoylesVsWorld
TORONTO—Not so long ago, I was in Vancouver at the same time as Jean Chrétien. He was there for his law firm, I was there for mine. We decided to get together, in a spot down in Gastown.
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