PM wanted SNC-Lavalin deal ‘one way or another,’ Wernick told Wilson-Raybould in secretly recorded call

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The country’s top bureaucrat warned Jody Wilson-Raybould that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was “quite determined” to prevent SNC-Lavalin’s criminal trial from leading to job losses — and wanted to know why the then-justice minister hadn’t used a new legal tool to allow the company to avoid a criminal trial.