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SNC-Lavalin case should kick-start changes
Posted on Mar 21, 2019
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In large part, the processes and rules related to the SNC-Lavalin case are unclear, poorly worded, or even contradictory in nature. Whether it be Deferred Prosecution Agreements, the definition of undue pressure, or the relationships between senior governmental offices – there is plenty of room for improvement and transparency.

There are several actions that the government could consider in order to prevent a repeat incident, and these are itemized in the report (see link below). These measures may not fix the entire complex web of problems that came to light after the SNC-Lavalin case broke into public awareness, but improvements are nonetheless possible and important.

Full report can be found here:
http://macdonaldlaurier.ca/files/pdf/MLICommentary_Mar2019_Newark_Fweb.pdf

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