Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Editorials

SNC scandal: disturbing but not unexpected

On Feb. 7, the Globe and Mail published a shocking story alleging that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had put pressure on the former attorney general and Justice Minister, Jody Wilson-Raybould, to avoid prosecuting the mammoth Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin.
Back in 2015, the RCMP charged SNC-Lavalin with fraud and corruption, alleging that the company paid Libyan officials tens of millions in bribes and defrauded Libyan organizations out of $129 million.

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