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Former justice minister ejected out of Liberal caucus as new documents poke holes in her story

Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould was booted out of the Liberal caucus Tuesday despite writing a passionate plea to her party colleagues defending her stance in a political scandal that has hobbled the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau »

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Former top official refutes accusations of political interference

The former principal secretary to the prime minister insists there was no intention to pressure the attorney general on the issue of whether to pursue criminal charges against engineering giant SNC-Lavalin. Gerald Butts was called to testify before the justice »

Politics

Prime minister’s top adviser resigns abruptly

Political controversy rages in Canada as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top adviser and long-time personal friend has resigned. In a statement, Gerald Butts said “I categorically deny the accusation that I or anyone else in his office pressured Ms. Wilson-Raybould.” »