‘I didn’t wear a wire’: Wernick has no ‘recollection’ of inappropriate interference, defends efforts to persuade Wilson-Raybould to mull remediation agreement
By Beatrice Paez Mar. 6, 2019
Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick strongly denied that he gave SNC-Lavalin preferential treatment in accepting a call from Kevin Lynch, chairman of the board of directors of the company. Mr. Lynch once served in Mr. Wernick's current role.
Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick, pictured March 6, 2019, testified that he did not make veiled threats against the former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick disputed on Wednesday that he made “veiled threats” against then-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, saying that he only sought to give her context in the case against SNC-Lavalin.
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