/Thread 39: Philpott resigns, Butts testifies, the PM speaks out, and Google bans political ads

by Sarah Turnbull. Posted March 8, 2019


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“[Jane Philpott’s resignation] expanded the blast radius of this issue beyond the original players who were involved in the core story.”

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by /Thread panelists Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and David Reevely of The Canadian Press. The trio discuss the latest in the SNC-Lavalin affair including; Jane Philpott’s resignation from cabinet, Gerald Butts’ testimony before the House of Commons Justice Committee, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s speech, and why Google is deciding to ban political ads during the upcoming election.

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