‘I made no threats’: Key updates from the Privy Council clerk’s testimony on the #SNCLavalin affair

Michael Wernick, the most senior public servant in the country, has denied an accusation from former justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, who said he made “veiled threats” to pressure her to sign a plea bargain-like deal with the Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin.

Wernick and Deputy Minister of Justice Nathalie Drouin testified before the House of Commons justice committee on the SNC-Lavalin matter on Wednesday — in Wernick’s case, for the second time.