Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 3:05 PM ET

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P07 - (SNC-Lavalin)(WATCH FOR DATING) OTTAWA. x-15s. Even before Jody Wilson-Raybould was set to testify at the justice committee today about the S-N-C-Lavalin affair, more questions were raised about limitations being imposed on her testimony. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the House of Commons that his government's moves to lift cabinet confidentiality and attorney-client privilege provisions so Wilson-Raybould could speak were "unprecedented." ("..on this matter.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The waiver covers Wilson-Raybould's time as justice minister and attorney general -- the post she held when Trudeau's office is alleged to have exerted improper pressure on her last fall to halt the criminal prosecution of Montreal engineering giant S-N-C-Lavalin on charges of corruption and bribery related to government contracts in Libya. …

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