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Jennifer Ditchburn

Definition of ‘lie’ tossed around

OTTAWA—The definition of “lie” was tossed around during Sen. Mike Duffy’s trial yesterday—all part of a scandal where words are carefully chosen and their meanings parsed.

Nigel Wright, the prime minister’s former chief of staff, was asked to explain to the court what he told his boss about a plan to have Duffy repay his Senate living expenses in 2013.