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Deferred Prosecution Agreements & SNC-Lavalin scandal


Implement all recommendations put forward by the Hon. Anne McLellan in her review of the role and structure of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General.


  • Launch a judicial inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin scandal.
  • Allow the RCMP to access information protected by cabinet confidence by making an application to the Supreme Court.


  • Immediately launch an independent public inquiry into alleged attempts from the Prime Minister's office to interfere in the former Attorney General decision-making authority.
  • Prohibit corporations facing criminal charges from lobbying elected officials.


  • Develop a clear framework for use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements and require the Director of Public Prosecutions to report on negotiated DPAs.
  • Implement McLellan Report recommendations for a clear written exchange of views between ministers.