If then-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould was informing the prime minister about her policy on the issue, or discussing options, that's fair game apparently.
Wilson-Raybould has hired a former Supreme Court justice to advise her on what she can say publicly about the matter.
The commissioner is limited from saying much else until the examination is complete, but the statement does confirm this is in regards to the allegations in the Globe and Mail that the PMO attempted to pressure the now-former justice minister to cut a deal with SNC-Lavalin in order to drop criminal charges against the company.
Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould released a letter Tuesday announcing her resignation.
CTV News has not independently verified the story, and Trudeau has denied it. On Monday, he said in Vancouver that he'd told Wilson-Raybould that any decision on the subject was hers alone.
"Canada's Ethics Commissioner agrees there are sufficient grounds to begin an independent investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his office for the alleged special treatment they gave SNC-Lavalin", said NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. The Quebec company, which offers a range of services across engineering, procurement and construction, is facing bribery and fraud charges. Wilson-Raybould moved to Veterans Affairs.
Marvel to make four animated superhero series for Hulu
Howard the Duck is one of four animated Marvel series ordered by Hulu , all of which have incredibly compelling creative teams. File of fans of Marvel comic books march to Hollywood Walk of Fame Star, in Hollywood, California on December 28, 2018.
While it's legal to own a tiger in Texas if the owner has a wild game permit, it's not permitted in Houston . The animal was be taken to an animal shelter temporarily before being moved to a permanent home.
The largest struggles were by teachers in West Virginia , Oklahoma and Arizona, initiated by the rank-and-file, not the unions. Under the compensation system, teachers are given financial incentives to teach hard-to-staff subject areas and schools.
An airstrip, structures, and buildings on China's man-made Subi Reef in the Spratly chain of islands in the South China Sea. China's foreign ministry expressed anger on Monday after the warships sailed in the disputed South China Sea .
Salah's second half goal was teed up by Roberto Firmino, who eschewed a close range shot, electing to give Salah a simpler chance. It means Liverpool fly to Marbella on Monday for warm weather training with their season firmly back on track.
It also says federal agencies will establish guidance to ensure the new technologies are developed in a safe, trustworthy way. Research and development: Federal funding agencies will be asked to "prioritize AI investments" in their allocations.
Pressman, who was coached by Banks when just a youngster, added: 'So sad to hear that Gordon Banks has passed away. England manager Gareth Southgate said: "I am deeply saddened to hear of Gordon's passing".
Elizabeth Warren of MA , who formally announced her candidacy on Saturday , has pushed for modernizing federal marijuana laws. The California Democrat is running for president in 2020 and is widely considered a front-runner for the party's nomination.
The dustup over Turkey's criticism contrasts with the close economic relationship between the two countries. Beijing has intensified a security clampdown on Uighurs that was put in place after a bloody 2009 riot.
The test disconnect experiment has been agreed on in a session of the Information Security Working Group at the end of January. A date for the test has not been set, but is supposed to happen before April 1, according to a law introduced past year .
Finally, Mondrian Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Activision Blizzard in the fourth quarter worth $47,000. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell.
Air NZ flight turned back from China
Jacinda Ardern denies there is an issue with NZ's relationship with China, after an Air NZ flight to Shanghai was turned back. China's approach to Taiwan is well known, as is its strict approach to paperwork.
Davis Takes Out Ruiz In First Round To Retain WBA Title
It was an impressive though expected win for Davis, who needed two attempts Friday to hit the 130-pound super featherweight limit. He followed up with a three-punch combination - right, left and a right hook that slammed into Ruiz's face.
Delhi hotel fire kills 17
The rescue took about 30 minutes because fire engine ladders could not initially reach his floor, he said. Several fire tenders were sent to the spot.Rescue operations continued till late in the morning.