NewsAlert: Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet
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NewsAlert: Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Veterans Affairs Minister Jodie Wilson-Raybould attend a swearing in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Veterans Affairs Minister Wilson-Raybould is quitting the federal cabinet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OTTAWA — Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is quitting the federal cabinet.

The news came out during a cabinet meeting this morning days after allegations surfaced that the Prime Minister’s Office pressured the former attorney general and justice minister to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution.

More to come…

The Canadian Press