Question is at the heart of the SNC-Lavalin affair that rocked the Liberal government earlier this year.
Prosecution is trying to prove SNC-Lavalin used $113 million to pay people who collected money and helped secure contracts in Libya.
Alleged payoff attempt was made to a former subordinate at the Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin.
Edwards has been serving as SNC-Lavalin’s interim president and chief executive since June.
Exceeded the accepted bounds of the influence of the office risks undermining the ‘doing politics differently’ message.
Ethics commissioner concludes Trudeau violated ethics law by improperly pressuring former attorney general to halt criminal prosecution.
Ethics commissioner said that Trudeau improperly pressured the attorney general to overrule federal prosecutors.
Ethics watchdog concluded PM violated act by pressuring former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.
SNC-Lavalin faces a trial after allegedly paying $48 million in bribes to officials under Moammar Gadhafi and defrauding Libyan organizations.
There’s three months to go before the federal election and public opinion polls indicate the Libs and Cons in a neck-and-neck fight for power.
Quitting the competitive field of fixed-price contracts, which leave companies vulnerable to cost overruns.
Trudeau government’s global reputation at risk over how Canadian companies do business abroad.
Neil Bruce is expected to remain an adviser to the board until the end of the year.
Accused of paying $47.7 million in bribes to public officials in Libya between 2001 and 2011.
The two former ministers were removed from the Liberal caucus in early April.