PETERS – Here’s why the government’s SNC-Lavalin controversy is so important

MY 2019 PREDICTIONS COLUMN looks a little shaky now — especially that prediction that the Trudeau Liberals will return to power in the fall vote.

It might still happen, given the alternatives, but the SNC-Lavalin controversy is threatening to torpedo the Liberals’ chances for re-election.

It’s a big consequence, considering a few months ago, few of us knew who or what SNC-Lavalin was.

There are a number of compelling interpersonal narratives in this story.

What does it mean for the Liberal cabinet and how it operates?


James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.

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