National Post March 8, 2019
Likely, the government never imagined an AG would put principle over the crass political #MeFirst interests of Team Liberal
Scorecard: Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Kathleen Roussel and deposed attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, who so resolutely backed her, 1, SNC-Lavalin 0.
That’s the bottom line of a stinging Federal Court of Canada decision released Friday.
It’s a major victory for the DPP and Wilson-Raybould, affirming the importance and need both for the attorney general’s independence and the obligation of prosecutors to operate, and here Federal Court Judge Catherine Kane quoted from an earlier Supreme Court of Canada decision, “without fear of judicial or political interference…”