UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) — For the second time in less than 2 years, the Office of the Commissioner for Conflict of Interest and Ethics in Canada announced a conflict of interest on the part of Justin Trudeau.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials from his cabinet tried to pressure and discredit the results of a federal investigation that established the need for a lawsuit against the construction company SNC-Lavalin on corruption charges.
On Wednesday, August 14, reported in the Office of the Commissioner of Canada for Conflict of Interest and Ethics.
Canadian Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion presented a report on the investigation into the situation. At a press conference, he, in particular, stated:
“The Prime Minister, directly and through his high-ranking officials, used various ways to influence Ms. Wilson-Reybold. The powers of the Prime Minister and his government were used to circumvent, undermine and ultimately try to discredit the Attorney General’s decision “And the powers of Ms. Wilson-Reybold as Attorney General of Canada.”
The text of the report, presented by the Commissioner for Conflict of Interest and Ethics of Canada, Mario Dion, also alleges violations by the Prime Minister of Canada.
A number of Canadian media have also reported a conflict of interest, in which Justin Trudeau is directly involved.
The Vesti.Ekonomika portal noted that in March in March to protest against the situation surrounding the corruption scandal surrounding the SNC-Lavalin company, which involved the Canadian Prime Minister, as well as pressure from him on the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Reybold The head of the Treasury of Canada, Jane Philpott, resigned in 2019.
This is not the first time that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been involved in a conflict of interest as the head of the Canadian government.
In December 2017, the previous Commissioner for Conflict of Interest and Ethics of Canada Mary Dawson announcedon the results of the investigation into the “friendship” of the Prime Minister of Canada with billionaire Aga Khan IV. As noted, Trudeau used private planes and helicopters of the Aga Khan, and also repeatedly received from him a number of other preferences.
At the end of October 2019, parliamentary elections will be held in Canada. New allegations of corruption against the current Prime Minister may negatively impact the results of the Trudeau-led Liberal Party of Canada.
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