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Has Wilson-Raybould's secret recording changed your mind about the SNC-Lavalin affair?

Former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould presented new evidence, including a secretly recorded phone call, on Friday to the Commons justice committee as part of an investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.
Jody Wilson-Raybould testified that when she was attorney general, she was pressured by top government officials, including the prime minister, to step in and resolve the corruption and fraud case against SNC-Lavalin. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)
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Former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould presented new evidence on Friday to the Commons justice committee as part of an investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.

The committee released a tense, secretly recorded 17-minute phone call between Wilson-Raybould and the retiring Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick on Dec. 19, along with related emails and texts.

According to the former minister of justice, Wilson-Raybould recorded the phone call because she was "anxious" to ensure there was a full record of the conversation. She says she planned to keep the recording to herself, but released it following Wernick's denial that he had made "veiled threats" to her.

Our question this week: Has Jody Wilson-Raybould's secret recording changed your mind about the SNC-Lavalin affair?

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