Explain Like I’m Five Episode 29: The Justice Minister & Attorney General, with Solomon Friedman

by Sarah Turnbull. Posted March 6, 2019


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“It’s a delicate balance, it’s not an impossible one, but it certainly does have the potential for conflicts of interest.”

In the wake of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, host Aaron Reynolds speaks with Ottawa-based criminal defence lawyer Solomon Friedman about the roles of the Justice Minister and the Attorney General, why in Canada they’re held by one person, and the pros and cons of the model.

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