Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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P15 - (SNC-Lavalin) (EXTENDED) OTTAWA. x-27s. Jody Wilson-Raybould says she came under inappropriate pressure -- including veiled threats -- from the Prime Minister's Office, the Privy Council Office and the finance minister's office to halt a criminal prosecution of Montreal engineering giant S-N-C-Lavalin. Wilson-Raybould provided detailed examples of what she considered inappropriate and threatening in her testimony at the Commons justice committee studying the affair. ("..entirely inappropriate.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Wilson-Raybould was shuffled out of the justice portfolio in January and resigned from cabinet earlier this month after a story broke that she had been pressured inappropriately to arrange a remediation agreement that would have headed off the prosecution of S-N-C-Lavalin on fraud and bribery charges. …

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