Jody Wilson-Raybould was the face of Trudeau’s reconciliation vow, ‘and now she’s gone’

OTTAWA — On July 4, 2017, three days after Canada’s 150th birthday, Jody Wilson-Raybould gave a speech to members of the British Parliament in the Queen’s robing room at the Palace of Westminster in London.

She reflected, delicately, on the “remarkable journey” Canada had taken since Confederation, and the “important role” the United Kingdom has played in the country’s history.

However, she said, “not all Canadians have been celebrating Canada 150 so passionately.