"Canada's Ethics Commissioner agrees there are sufficient grounds to begin an independent investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his office for the alleged special treatment they gave SNC-Lavalin", said NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.
Since then, the relationship between Trudeau and Wilson-Raybould has been headed for the rocks.
Trudeau's comments came shortly after federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion confirmed he has launched an investigation into the allegation the PMO improperly tried to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution.
The Globe reports that Wilson-Raybould resisted that pressure.
I've asked our current minister of justice and attorney general to make recommendations to me on the question of solicitor-client privilege.
He says he continues to have "full confidence" in Jody Wilson-Raybould, who was demoted to the veterans-affairs portfolio in a January cabinet shuffle. In her resignation letter she alludes to the controversy and said she is looking to determine what she can and can't say about it.
"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".
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.
When she was first sworn into Cabinet in 2015, she was heralded as the first indigenous justice minister, a symbolic milestone for Canada's indigenous people and a sign of Mr Trudeau's commitment to reconciliation.
While this is not a huge surprise, given her well-documented discontent with her demotion from Justice Minister and Attorney General to Veterans Affairs earlier this year, it is nonetheless a major development in the whole SNC-Lavalin saga.
Is it improper for the prime minister to make his political concerns known to the attorney general, a fellow politician and cabinet minister?
Sheila North, the former grand chief of the northern Manitoba chiefs' organization Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, said the government has lost a valued, well-regarded member of the Indigenous community.
Wilson-Raybould, who plans to stay on as MP for Vancouver-Granville, has been quiet since the original Globe and Mail story broke, saying she can't comment because she's bound by solicitor-client privilege.
He said he's "concerned about the many unanswered questions" surrounding Wilson-Raybould's resignation and added that this is "echoed by many First Nations across the country".
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and other high-ranking Democrats are slamming freshman Rep. Even some progressives criticized Omar for the tweets, which they said smacked of anti-Semitic tropes against American Jews.
Party leaders in the state and across the nation have called for Northam and Fairfax to resign over the accusations against them. Ralph Northam tells @ GayleKing: "I have thought about resigning, but I've also thought about what Virginia needs right now".
Magnussen said: "We wanted to get up there with the competitive teams, and now we need to hold on to it". The team left it quite late when making the announcement but the proximity got the desired effect.
ET Canada has reached out to Grande's rep and a Grammys spokesperson for comment. "It's about collaboration. In fact, she shared the wonderful message of healing to her followers through the song thank u, next .
Republicans have used the Green New Deal to paint the rival party as shifting to the left and embracing extreme policies. "No one created "doctored" versions of the Green New Deal that included these outlandish proposals", he wrote.
The young footballer has said he was playing in a televised match around the time of the crime and could never have been there. Officials in Bahrain have said the country, "reaffirms its right to pursue all necessary legal actions against" Mr al-Araibi.
The 34-year-old big man has a player option for next season which comes with a cap hit of more than $25.59 million, per Spotrac . Of all the teams that were interested in Marc Gasol , the Toronto Raptors were the best option for him, as a player.
Kylie Jenner Adopts New Dog for Stormi's Birthday
In a post following the festivities, Kylie said "I had to go all out for my baby", and yeah, you can't really argue with that. Much like Stormi's first birthday , Jenner celebrated Norman's first year of life - but on a much lower scale of course.
UN Chief Again Offers to Mediate in Venezuela Crisis
Although he has wide global support in his bid to oust Maduro, Guaido needs the support of the armed forces. Mr Maduro said he would block humanitarian aid into Venezuela as it would justify intervention from the US.
Winter weather alerts take effect Monday evening
Winter weather advisories and storm watches line the coast from Virginia to ME as well through the Midwest into the Great Lakes. The region , more used to rain than extreme wintry conditions, has been hit by a series of wintry storm systems.
Backed Syrian force launches 'final battle' against IS enclave
Some jihadists have been donning hijabs, a veil worn by Muslim women, and other feminine garments in a bid to trick SDF officials. Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the group's "caliphate" in 2014 in territory stretching across Iraq and Syria.