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The news comes only days after allegations that Wilson-Raybould was asked to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal charges at the request of the Prime Minister's Office.

Wilson-Raybould has not spoken out about the allegations the PMO pressured her to stop the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.

"I think that Liberal MPs like most Canadians want to make sure the country is comfortable in knowing that what the prime minister has said is true..." I am in the process of obtaining advice on the topics that I am legally permitted to discuss in this matter and as such, have retained the Honourable Thomas Albert Cromwell, CC as counsel.

As Jody Wilson-Raybould remained mum on her resignation from cabinet Tuesday, there was no shortage of Indigenous leaders willing to speak for her.

To date Wilson-Raybould has said that, as the former AG, she is "bound by solicitor-client privilege in this matter", and has not commented to either confirm or deny reports she was pressured.

Citing unnamed sources, the Globe and Mail has reported that officials in the prime minister's office transferred that pressure previous year to then-attorney general Wilson-Raybould.

Wilson-Raybould will, however, be staying on as an MP in Vancouver-Granville.

Commissioner Mario Dion's office announced on Monday that he has launched an investigation in the case because he has "reason to believe that a possible contravention" of the Conflict of Interest Act has occurred, specifically regarding a public office holder seeking to improperly influence a decision of another person.

But it's a pretty fair guess that her decision not to offer a plea bargain to Quebec construction giant SNC-Lavalin had something to do with it.

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Three years ago, when Trudeau appointed Wilson-Raybould to the AG's role, he boasted about the gender parity in his cabinet, saying: "Because it's 2015".

The PM says nothing illegal happened; if so, he could fix this by letting his former attorney general speak.

Meanwhile, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan teams up with Star Blanket Cree Nation chief Michael Starr to "celebrate a historic addition" at the First Nations University of Canada in Regina. Many were puzzled by the fact that the Prime Minister never clearly explained what she had done to deserve the demotion.

The Trudeau government passed a law a year ago which allows for remediation agreements in cases of corporate corruption, wherein a company pays reparations but does not wind up with a criminal conviction that would bar it from bidding on government contracts, potentially throwing thousands of employees out of work.

"MKO sees the resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould as a significant step backwards in our longstanding efforts to advance reconciliation between the MKO Treaty Nations and Canada".

He added he remains "concerned about the many unanswered questions" surrounding her resignation.

Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, said in a statement that he was "saddened" by Wilson-Raybould's departure, noting that many First Nations people celebrated her appointment to the justice portfolio as a "testament to her expertise, experience and intellect".

"Mr. Trudeau's ethical lapses and his disastrous handling of this latest scandal have thrown his government into chaos", Conservative leader Andrew Scheer said in a statement.

Housefather said that there has been no pressure from above to the Liberals on the committee.

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