Excerpt: “But being wrong, or even foolish, in such a matter is not illegal. And, despite Dion’s arguments, it is quite possible to accept Trudeau’s argument that he was out to do what he could to made sure SNC-Lavalin was not destroyed by the charges of fraud and bribery it faces from its involvement in Libya a decade or so ago.
In other words, he was defending the public interest, not the private interest of one company. And if so, he would not have violated Section 9.
That’s a defensible argument…”
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