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Committee: Snc-Lavalin Affair and Gerald Butts

committee: On Wednesday, Wilson-Raybould told the House of Commons justice committee that she was pressured by Trudeau, his senior staff and others to halt a criminal prosecution of Montreal engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, according to Vancouver Courier. PM'S FORMER TOP ADVISER TO TESTIFY IN SNC-LAVALIN AFFAIRPrime Minister Justin Trudeau's former principal secretary, Gerald Butts, wants to give his side of the story in the SNC-Lavalin affair. The source says no new ministers will be brought in and that only a small number of ministers will change roles. In his request to appear before the House of Commons justice committee, Butts says he believes he has evidence that will help the committee get to the bottom of the matter. CANADA, MEXICO DIVIDED ON VENEZUELACanada and Mexico may be united in wanting to bring closure to North America's unresolved trading future, but they are diametrically opposed on how to solve Venezuela's political and economic crisis. The Liberal-dominated committee says it will invite Butts to appear next Wednesday or soon thereafter and will also recall Michael Wernick, clerk of the Privy Council, and Nathalie Drouin, the deputy minister of justice, both of whom testified last week. ( As reported in the news.