Jody Wilson-Raybould’s father: ‘I think she was kicked in the teeth’ – Maclean’s

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2019168 Views

Bill Wilson: ‘The reality is that with Trudeau and this government, reconciliation is more a farce than the Conservatives.’

Not long after the Globe and Mail broke the story alleging that Justin Trudeau’s PMO had pressured former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to interfere in a criminal investigation involving Montreal engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, comparisons were drawn between the former lawyer from the We Wai Kai Nation and her father, Bill Wilson. Wilson-Raybould, who was demoted to the Veterans Affairs portfolio, reportedly refused the order, reminding Canadians that she also comes from a formidable, constitutional-shaping political lineage; Wilson famously sparred with Pierre Trudeau in the 1980s. He remains strongly vocal about Indigenous issues and critical of the federal government’s commitment to reconciliation.

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