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Wilson-Raybould says she was contacted by RCMP amid SNC-Lavalin scandal

Former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould says she spoke with the RCMP in the midst of the SNC-Lavalin scandal after the police force reached out to her.

In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, set to air in full on Sunday, Wilson-Raybould said she has not been contacted since ethics commissioner Mario Dion released a damning report last week that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his staff repeatedly broke ethics rules by pressuring her to intervene in the company’s court case.


Ottawa criminal defence lawyer Michael Spratt spoke with Global News on Friday and said he suspects any RCMP investigation would likely examine the issue of whether there was obstruction of justice.

“It’s not clear that Trudeau didn’t obstruct justice,” Spratt said. “But it’s far from clear whether there would be any reasonable prospect of conviction.”

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