Justice and Human Rights – March 6, 2019 – Part 2:
Michael Wernick, the clerk of the Privy Council, makes his second appearance before the House of Commons justice committee as it continues its study into alleged political interference in the SNC-Lavalin case. Nathalie Drouin, the deputy justice minister and deputy attorney general, also testifies.
The Prime Minister’s Office faces allegations it asked Justice Minister and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould to intervene in the criminal prosecution of the Quebec construction and engineering firm. Wilson-Raybould was shuffled out of the justice portfolio in January and quit cabinet on February 12th.