FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER PREPARES FOR SNC-LAVALI TESTIMONY THIS AFTERNOON; OPP DISCOVERS ILLEGAL DRUGS IN FORD VEHICLES
Jody Wilson-Raybould to speak on SNC-Lavalin matter this afternoon
Jody Wilson-Raybould will speak about the SNC-Lavalin scandal this afternoon.
The former Justice Minister was given the clear to speak about the matter, but says the PMO is still setting limits on what she’s allowed to say. Justin Trudeau was also targeted for a testimony by the Tories, but that motion was shot down.
Concealed drugs discovered in Ford vehicles shipped from Mexico
Ford vehicles are being used to smuggle illegal drugs into Canada.
The OPP reports methamphetamine was hidden inside vehicles being constructed in Mexico. Four Ford dealerships in Ontario came forward to police to report the discovery of the drugs. Drug-filled vehicles were also shipped to Quebec and New Brunswick.
Inflation dips to slowest growth in two years
A dip in gas prices is slowing down inflation growth in Canada.
The Consumer Price Index increase was only 1.4 per cent in January, the lowest growth in the last two years. It was also a stark difference from the 2 per cent growth in December.