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People's Party Leader Maxime Bernier has chosen to sit out the House Justice Committee meetings about the SNC-Lavalin affair, instead following the new on TV. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
People’s Party Leader Maxime Bernier has been absent from the House of Commons Justice Committee as it delves into the SNC-Lavalin affair, despite all other parties—even those without official party status—showing up to participate.
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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