Canada's Opposition leader slams Justin Trudeau over resignation of former AG
13 February, 2019, 04:42 | Author: Lawrence Cooper
In 1983, Wilson once told Pierre Trudeau, father of Justin, that his daughters wanted to be prime minister one day.
Federal Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced Tuesday morning that she is resigning from cabinet.
Trudeau tried to reassure Indigenous Canadians that, despite Wilson-Raybould's resignation, the Indigenous reconciliation effort remains a priority for his government - and that without an Indigenous member of cabinet, he'll get his feedback on the file from Canadians across the country.
In an open letter Wilson-Raybould, Canada's first Indigenous Justice minister and Attorney General, said that she ran for office "with the goal of implementing a positive and progressive vision of change on behalf of all Canadians and a different way of doing politics. This work must and will carry on".
Saskatchewan's only Liberal MP Ralph Goodale was in the hot seat Tuesday in Regina as he was grilled by reporters about former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's cabinet resignation and the state of the public's trust in the government and the Canadian judicial system.
Since these allegations came out last week, Justin Trudeau has claimed that he never directed Wilson-Raybould in any way to come to any specific conclusion on the SNC-Lavalin case but that he welcomes the ethics commission investigation so that Canadians can maintain their confidence in the government.
In her letter to Trudeau, she stated "many Canadians wish for me to speak on matters that have been in the media" and revealed she had hired a top lawyer to advise her on how much she could say.
Mario Dion, Canada's independent ethics commissioner, said on Monday he was probing allegations of possible wrongdoing by senior officials.
Who is Jody Wilson-Raybould?
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"They perpetuate colonial-era, sexist stereotypes that Indigenous women can not be powerful, forthright, and steadfast in positions of power, but rather confrontational, meddling and egotistic".
When pressed, he said, "the issues, the prime minister has made very clear, do not effect the independence of our judicial system".
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday February 7, 2019 in Ottawa.
On Monday, after meeting with Wilson-Raybould, Trudeau said she confirmed to him that he had specifically told her it was entirely up to her whether to prosecute the Montreal-based engineering giant.
Trudeau has lost a unique voice in cabinet, especially on issues that are keenly important to British Columbians, said Ginger Gosnell-Myers, an Indigenous rights researcher and a former Aboriginal relations manager for the City of Vancouver.
"For folks who are puzzled by Ms Raybould's, Wilson-Raybould's, decision to step down, they can add me to the list", he said.
Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, said in a statement that he was "saddened" by Wilson-Raybould's departure, noting that many First Nations people celebrated her appointment to the justice portfolio as a "testament to her expertise, experience and intellect".
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