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Justin Trudeau Takes "Full Responsibility" For The SNC-Lavalin Conflict Of Interest. Now What?

Published: 2019-08-14T22:41:15Z 

Just when it looked like the biggest scandal in recent Canadian history had blown over, SNC-Lavalin is back dominating the political-news cycle.

National non-partisan campaign to 'Vote for Science'

Published: 2019-08-14T21:56:15Z 

"It thus seems natural for Canadians to care about science when they vote during the next election. ... Canadian scientists and those who value science can use this portal to ... in our institutions and strengthen government integrity by putting science at the forefront of their decision-making. ... Latest News.

National non-partisan campaign to 'Vote for Science'

Published: 2019-08-14T21:56:15Z 

A coalition of Canadian science groups is launching a national ... all sectors, and is a political and humanistic tool that conveys values ​​cherished by ...

Canadian health care will be front and centre in both Canadian and US elections

Published: 2019-08-14T21:45:00Z 

Since that time, the prevailing political discourse on health care in Canada has been almost exclusively about maintaining, protecting -- and paying for ...

Canada crafting contingency plans to assist citizens in Hong Kong

Published: 2019-08-14T21:00:00Z 

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the government is working on contingency plans to assist Canadians in Hong Kong, where an ...

SNC-Lavalin faces renewed questions over future following bombshell report

Published: 2019-08-14T19:41:15Z 

MONTREAL — A new report from Canada's ethics watchdog on the government's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair is reviving questions about the ...

Trudeau breached Conflict of Interest Act, says ethics commissioner

Published: 2019-08-14T19:18:45Z 

"We need to make sure that my government or any government going ... up for Canadian jobs because that's part of what Canadians expect me to do." ... Trudeau's political rivals, all of whom are jockeying for position with the start ... This one is unforgivable," Scheer said at a news conference in Regina, ...

Scheer excoriates Trudeau, calls on RCMP to investigate SNC-Lavalin affair

Published: 2019-08-14T18:56:15Z 

... have to face the Canadian people over the next few weeks," Scheer told a news ... Trudeau's political rivals, all of whom are jockeying for position with the start of ... NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus described the report as a "political ...

Scheer excoriates Trudeau, calls on RCMP to investigate SNC-Lavalin affair

Published: 2019-08-14T18:56:15Z 

... the Canadian people over the next few weeks," Scheer told a news conference ... NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus described the report as a "political ...

'Everyone's going to use this,' political scientist says of findings into SNC-Lavalin affair

Published: 2019-08-14T18:45:00Z 

'Everyone's going to use this,' political scientist says of findings into ... OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been found to have ... He adds most Canadians probably didn't even know the country had an ethics ...

Should Canadian voters be concerned about populism?

Published: 2019-08-14T18:33:45Z 

Canadian voters will select a new government in a few months, joining nearly ... But when political leaders claim to be "for the people," research shows ... breaks down trust in the news by deeming reliable journalists and reporters as ...

A timeline of key events in the SNC-Lavalin political controversy

Published: 2019-08-14T18:11:15Z 

SNC-Lavalin lobbied for such a provision in Canadian law. Sept. 4 – The Public Prosecution Service rejects SNC-Lavalin's request to negotiate a ...

Justin Trudeau broke ethics law in SNC-Lavalin affair: commissioner

Published: 2019-08-14T17:46:02Z 

The SNC-Lavalin affair rocked Canadian politics earlier this year, a drama that unfolded over several months and involved high-profile resignations, ...

What is the Shawcross Principle, the judicial doctrine that the ethics commissioner said Trudeau ...

Published: 2019-08-14T17:37:30Z 

Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion concluded today that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated Canada's conflict of interest law by improperly seeking ...

Trudeau breached federal ethics rules in SNC-Lavalin affair: ethics commissioner

Published: 2019-08-14T16:10:12Z 

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act by improperly pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould ...

Trudeau breached Conflict of Interest Act in SNC-Lavalin affair, says ethics commissioner

Published: 2019-08-14T15:56:36Z 

In this file photo taken on February 27, 2019 Former Canadian Justice ... up for Canadians and to defend their interests," he told a news conference in ... a political lens to manage a legal issue" — despite Trudeau's protestations to ...

Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke rules, finding could hit election hopes

Published: 2019-08-14T15:49:11Z 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials in his government improperly tried to influence a corporate legal case, Canada's top ...

'Take a position': Kashmiri- Canadians urge Canada to lend stronger voice amid lockdown

Published: 2019-08-14T15:22:30Z 

Freeland said in the statement that the Canadian government is closely ... Binish Ahmed, a Toronto resident who spoke to Global News last week ...

Ethics Commissioner finds Trudeau broke rules in SNC-Lavalin affair

Published: 2019-08-14T15:21:45Z 

Trudeau's political rivals, all of whom are jockeying for position with the start of an ... This one is unforgivable," Scheer said at a news conference in Regina, ... NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus described the report as a "political ... "The prime minister's fundamental job to Canadians is to assure them that ...

Damning report says Trudeau violated ethics act during SNC-Lavalin affair

Published: 2019-08-14T15:17:21Z 

(Cole Burston/The Canadian Press) ... a gift — but those penalties do not apply in this case, a spokesperson for Dion said in a statement to CBC News.