It’s early innings, but the government has stuck its thumb where it must almost never go—into the pie of the criminal justice system. But instead of a plum, they pulled out a scandal.
Jody Wilson-Raybould, left, who resigned from cabinet over the whole SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Did Canada’s first Indigenous justice minister get a career path change to Veterans Affairs because she refused to overrule her director of public prosecutions? The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—The Jody Wilson-Raybould cabinet resignation/SNC-Lavalin controversy has hit the Liberal government hard.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner