SNC-Lavalin and Allegation of PMO Interference – February 7, 2019

SNC-Lavalin and Allegation of PMO Interference – February 7, 2019

SNC-Lavalin and Allegation of PMO Interference – February 7, 2019

Did the Prime Minister’s Office pressure the former justice minister to abandon her department’s prosecution of SNC-Lavalin? Peter Van Dusen looks at the explosive allegation with MPs Nathan Cullen (NDP), Marco Mendicino (Liberal), and Chris Warkentin (Conservative).

We look at the cost of child care in Canada and a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Senior economist and co-author David Macdonald joins us, along with Andrew Mrozek (Cardus) and Nora Spinks (Vanier Institute).

Martin Stringer looks at potential changes to Bill C-69 with members of the Senate energy committee.

Danny Glenwright, executive director of Action Against Hunger Canada, discusses new federal funding to improve human rights for LGBTQ2I people in developing countries.

Political commentators Robin MacLachlan, Tim Powers, and Susan Smith analyze today’s top stories.

MPs pay tribute in the House of Commons to the late Paul Dewar.