EDITORIAL: Lavalin saga adds questions to Norman trial

Let’s play fill in the blanks.

Here’s a news headline from February 12 for a story by the Canadian Press: “Prosecutors deny Trudeau government interference in [BLANK] case.”

The answer’s SNC-Lavalin, right? Wrong. The right answer: Mark Norman!

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tries desperately to control the narrative in the SNC-Lavalin saga, another troubling story of law and order is now unfolding in the courts.

But there are similarities. And they are troubling.

The CP story explains: “Norman’s legal team raised questions in court Monday about the independence of federal prosecutors after the prosecutors and lawyers from the department that supports Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke several times last year.