Ted Campbell's Point of View ... an old soldier's thoughts on shoes and ships and sealing wax and many other things. I self describe as a classical liberal ~ which means, in 21st century Canada, that I’m a Conservative. I believe in four fundamental rights for each and every individual: Life, Liberty and Property, as described by John Locke in 17th century England, and Privacy, as defined by Brandeis and Warren in 19th century America. Your comments are welcome, but my views (and obvious biases) are pretty well established after 75+ years.
There is a recent article by Rosemary Barton on the CBC News website which promotes a new book by her fellow CBC News journalist Aaron Wherry, which relies heavily on several interviews with Justin Trudeau ~ but none with Jody Wilson-Raybould, of course, because, as she explained to Mr Wherry, she is still bound by cabinet confidentiality to not discuss the matters about which Mr Trudeau seems free to speak.
Anyway, Justin Trudeau says, ““I was very confident that [Gerald Butts] had not done anything wrong” … [in the SNC-Lavalin/Jody Wilson-Raybould matter, and, the article says] … Trudeau would not admit to any ethical lapse, and suggested that his refusal caused the reconciliation attempts to founder … [saying] … “I can’t apologize for something that I don’t fundamentally think we did wrong” … [and] … “that was really sort of the key of it. I’d say there’s lots…
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