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Trudeau promises to First Nations called into question

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a backlash within and outside his own party after Jody Wilson-Raybould's sudden resignation from his cabinet.

The veterans affairs minister quit this week amid reports she felt pressured to head off a criminal prosecution of Quebec engineering firm SNC-Lavalin when she held the justice portfolio.

Opposition accuse Liberals of coverup

OTTAWA—Liberals faced accusations of a coverup yesterday after they agreed to hold limited committee hearings into an allegation that former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould was pressured improperly to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution.

Their short list of three proposed witnesses does not include Wilson-Raybould, who resigned from cabinet Tuesday.